Don't Let Fear Rule You

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Traveling companions are better than apps

We recently took a 10-hour drive to New Jersey for a family reunion. (Not in one day. That's craziness.) This trip went significantly better than the last really long car trip we took because of several things:...more
Fun in Fairfax VA I love the idea of goody bags and travel bingo. He's still little, but he ...more

Sex, Media & Feminism - My Open Letter to Beyonce

Dear Bey, I jumped off your bandwagon. Before any of your bees come a stingin' in reply to my post, hear me out. I was sorta cool with the whole, "I transform into another person, and this other being comes out of me and I named her Sasha Fierce". I defended you against all the "Illuminati" drama that surrounded you after watching your documentary and seeing how many times you attributed your success to God. Now though, it's just not worth it to me. ...more

This Priceline Commercial is a Chauvinistic Piece of Crap

Who has seen this Priceline commercial? ...more

My Love/Hate Relationship With '50 Shades of Grey'

I'm about to admit something that I'm not entirely sure is smart to admit: I like erotica....more
This is so right on!  I have dabbled in the BDSM lifestyle, and I completely agree with you that ...more

Same room; different content

Last week, I was wondering how old my son will be when he gets his first smartphone. My husband and I still haven't decided the right age, but agree that it will be when he has reached the right balance of personal responsibility and social need. (We want him to understand the consequences of having the device, but don't want him to be the only member of his peer group without one.)...more

The Illusion of Majority Extremism

Originally posted on ChapterTK.com...more

Vagenda Asks: Can We Take the Sexism Out of Headlines?

What would the world look like if headlines in tabloids stopped being critical and cruel and started reflecting the photos of women that they accompany? On Monday, the editors at Vagenda Magazine asked their readers to pitch in in the headline-editing effort. ...more
"Vagenda" complains about sexist headlines.  "Vagenda" ... the irony is delicious.more

Patches For Beauty?

 Patches for beauty? What will they come up with next? I'm not sure whether you've seen the somewhat controversial viral video of the  Doves: Patches advertisement**.  Women were given a patch to wear that they are told by a Dove representative would enhance their beauty if they wore it. They were asked to come back and report on how they felt. Watch what happens: ...more