New Mexico · Politics · Women

I Voted – 2019 Edition

I Voted-2019 Edition-This afternoon, I caffeinated and medicated myself out of my soul crushing migraine, braved the glare of the Southwestern sun and the fluorescent lights of the polling center, and voted in the off-year elections.

Media · Women

Netflix’s Daybreak: Diversity Doesn’t Guarantee Heart or Equality

Daybreak: Diversity Doesn't Guarantee Heart or Equality-In this version of the patriarchal fantasy, we're waiting inside our cloisters for men to rescue us & continuously grooming ourselves so we'll be ready when they do.

Bodily Autonomy · General · Media · Politics · Women

Katie Hill, Bodily Autonomy and the Need for Feminist Mama Bears

Katie Hill, Bodily Autonomy and the Need for Feminist Mama Bears-I was struck by how victimized Katie Hill felt. It seems her political party abandoned her. We need more feminist mama bears to support our collective daughters.

Books · Women

Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

This not a spoiler-free review! A Tangled Mercy: A Novel by Joy Jordan-Lake * Format: Kindle * 10/1/2017 * 😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) A Tangled Mercy, by Joy Jordan-Lake, is a good book that's trying hard to be a great book. It's a novel that weaves modern day and historical fact with modern day… Continue reading Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

Books · Media · Women

Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Or, Whatever Happened to the Cosmo Girl and the Zipless F*ck? Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. What you have to do is work with the raw material you have, namely you, and never let up. You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power. One of the paramount reasons… Continue reading Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Media · Politics · Women

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?

This week's episode of the Washington Post series Constitutional is titled Gender.* It's hosted by Lillian Cunningham, with guests Library of Congress historian Julie Miller and Feminist Majority Foundation president Ellie Smeal.  This episode traces the fight to have women recognized by the US Constitution, allowed to vote, and then to be recognized as equal… Continue reading Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?