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Hee-Haw

After reading yesterday’s post, you can probably guess that I haven’t made very many Ghanaian friends here.  I chat with my coworkers and host-family, but that’s it. 192 more words

Ghana

So Much More, p. 33-51 - Part 3: Father Knows Best

“A&E” refers to Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin, authors of So Much More. I chose the abbreviation to save space and time.

So I said last time that I was going to devote at least one post to the abusive relationship dynamics held up as positive in chapter 4. 2,128 more words

Kim Kardashian is destroying social structures and she doesn't even know it.

Kim Kardashian is the woman most people love to hate. In all honesty, I wasn’t always a fan of her. I thought she did nothing of importance. 1,078 more words

Breaktheinternet

penis homes & patriarchy

Several months ago I wrote a post about feminism and birth.  Today I am stepping off from that wobbly soap box to share some new (to me) insights. 997 more words

Homebirth

Domestic Violence & Patriarchy

Domestic abuse is not a result of patriarchal society.
In recent times, there has been much attention given to the notion of feminism. Many celebrities have come forward and stated that they are feminists and the movement has become almost fashionable. 501 more words

Three-Piece Suit

“There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.” – Diane Ackerman

Proper decorum dictates that we wear attire to ‘suit’ the occasion. The potential fallout and embarrassment of sporting the wrong get-up, at an event, is second to none. 382 more words

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