Jennifer Lawrence is taking a year off from acting, so she can get political. Before anyone starts rolling their eyes, it’s important to recognize that unlike many of her colleagues in Hollywood, she’s not talking about paying lip service to Continue reading Jennifer Lawrence Is Going Political
First, as usual when getting into the mess that is the abortion debate, I want to point out that my views on this issue are split – personal and public. My personal views are, well, personal and do not make Continue reading Texas Failing at Replacing Planned Parenthood
We haven’t really gotten anywhere yet when it comes to determining what the Trump presidency will look like, but that isn’t stopping anyone from going crazy over what they assume will happen. Of course, that means that there are a Continue reading Birth Control Hysteria
Apparently this “news” is unknown to a large portion of America, particularly those who find it necessary to inject their moral principles into politics, education, and well, everything. Whenever I’m asked the inevitable question about which kinds of people are Continue reading Breaking News – Sexual Gratification Is Natural!
Just about everything deep and meaningful that can be said about the concept of “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” has already been said – ad nauseum. It’s a trope that won’t die, even when we take it to the point Continue reading #TheTriggering – Not a horror movie but it should be
Clean water. This is something that Americans, with few exceptions (Flint, MI), take for granted. It is difficult to wrap one’s mind around the concept that hours upon hours of each day could be wasted with the task of simply Continue reading Tune of the Day – Daughters – Lissie
Some days I just can’t help laughing at the spectacle that is politics in America. When I came across the Salon story about Lands’ End having to pull an interview with Gloria Steinem from its catalog because of protests from Continue reading Sorry Conservatives – Gloria Steinem Earned Her Spot in History
In the early 1990’s, I had my first introduction to the Nation of Islam on the streets of Pittsburgh. There were men in the standard bowties handing out pamphlets at the subway station near the building where I attended school, Continue reading Louis Farrakhan the Eighties Are Calling – They Miss You!
Hozier has a new song out, and he’s putting his money where his mouth is. He is encouraging people to buy his song from iTunes, because purchases will support the fight against domestic violence. Of course, that makes complete sense Continue reading Tune of the Day – Cherry Wine – Hozier
There must be a hashtag for everything, and the concept of trying to get more women in STEM fields is no exception. The only problem is that #WomenInSTEM is a concept that is imagining a problem by offering a misguided Continue reading #WomenInSTEM – Problem or Excuse for Social Engineering