I'll Remember The Women's March Forever...Because The Sharpie Is Still On My Arm!

I may truly remember The Women’s March forever because my Sharpie markered emergency contact info…is still on my forearm!I’m a prepared and practical person. So I put it there in permanent marker, in case I needed it. In case I lost my identification. In case I lost my phone. In case I got separated from the woman I went to the march with....more

Why I'm Marching

I have grandchildren and even great-grandchildren. I live in a conservative area in a state and county that has voted Republican the past three Presidential elections. I tend to keep my head low and my views to myself. So why am I marching?...more

Meemaw’s Musings On the Eve of Her First March

Misogyny (/mɪˈsɒdʒɪni/) is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls. Misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility, androcentrism, patriarchy, male privilege, belittling of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification....more

How I Feel When Someone Asks: "Who are you looking cute for?

You wanna know something that irks me? When people see you dressed up and they automatically assume your reasoning for doing is due to a love interest. Like, I can't dress up just because, I don't know, maybe I felt like it? Now I don't make a habit out of dressing up for work. Jeans and a T-shirt will work for me or anything that's clean for that matter. I already hate waking up early for work so I definitely don't have time to worry about what I'm going to wear--especially to a place I dread going to most days....more

#MarchingWithMe Partners the Women’s March on Washington with Individuals Living with Disability and Illness

It’s hard to separate our individual experiences of the world from the bodies in which we live....more

She's a Detective; She's a Model

Rachel Zader always planned on a career shaking hands with cons, and helping victims find their rapists. But posing for glittery advertisements, she admits, was a path she discovered by accident.   ...more

WTF White Feminism

White Women, Feminism, and the 2016 Presidential Election ...more

Challenge Inner Misogyny To Become A Better Person

Misogyny is something we are used to observe in others, particularly men, and judge them for it. Society punches us with loads of misogyny, but did you know we also carry some of it in ourselves? As we grow with all the sexist lessons society teaches us we also develop internalized misogyny, which is exactly what is sounds like: misogynistic thoughts directed towards ourselves....more

Feminist Book Review: Hoffman's The Story Sisters

Alice Hoffman’s The Story Sisters (Crown, 2009), a family saga, is a haunting examination of how the rape of a child affects not only the child herself, but also every single person in her life. No one is exempt from the evil effects of molestation in this book, and Hoffman demonstrates a raw and irrevocable example of one family’s struggle to overcome the festering effects of this one vile and life-changing corruption of a minor....more
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