On my flight down to Florida, on an unseasonably warm afternoon in Boston, my sister and I were seated next to an older man, in his late fifties, flying down to see his second wife. After about four small bottles of gin and one can of tonic, the small talk my sister had been fielding … More SAY SOMETHING| why we can’t always speak up…
January 21, 2017 I’ve been racking my brain all day, trying to put into words these intense feelings I’ve been having. All day, I’ve felt off. Something has been out of place, and just not right. Then, I realized, it’s because I wasn’t as the Women’s March, largely in part because of a flu I … More Journal #6 | I AM WOMAN, HEAR ME ROAR
It’s a scenario almost any woman can relate too; It’s dark, usually around 10 or 11pm on a Saturday. The night is young – groups of people walking to parties, walking home, chatting idly about their day. A car approaches, headlights illuminating the group walking. There is nowhere to hide, and you have become the proverbial … More Your Catcalls Aren’t Compliments
“She’s not hot” “she looks like an ugly baby” “how do you think she’s hot?” “she’s disgusting” We hold one of the most powerful weapons with us at all times. We seldom realize the destruction we cause, carelessly and without thought. All of these remarks. In one conversation. Made by one woman about another. Over … More Woman vs. Woman – No One Wins
If you scroll through my Goodreads account (yes I’m a book nerd, and proud), you’ll find lengths of classic feminist books listed on my page. Classics like The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer, and A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf, and several volumes of Sylvia Plath. If you’ve ever had … More Feminism Isn’t a Dirty Word … So Why Are We Still Treating It Like One?