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My Response to Michael Brown's Murder

As I held my privileged white baby boy in these weeks since Michael Brown was shot and killed, it has sunk in how privileged I am to not need to worry about my son’s safety around cops simply because of his skin color. 2,219 more words


Last One, I Promise (though I've been known to lie)

I get awards! Dorian, from the adorable Dorian’s Handrecently awarded me the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, and Matthew over at Horrorville gave me The Sunshine Award. 1,110 more words


Defining racism, again

Since the events in Ferguson I have been obsessed with all the racism problems in the good old US of A. I could write twenty posts on things that have been on my mind, but have been having conversations instead. 610 more words


Men as Feminists

First off, I’m not taking about your ordinary kind of feminist dabbler,
“I like women and think we should treat them fairly,” kind of guy. 616 more words

Why your excuses don't make you less misogynistic

I decided to start a blog for a few reasons. Here they are:

1.) I’m way too opinionated and passionate to not have an outlet. 427 more words


Severed Threads

(I wasn’t planning on writing about this here, but a conversation I had today changed my mind.)

I grew up in a progressive Christian household. My very large, closely knit extended family was (is) racially, socio-economically, and religiously diverse. 817 more words

A Room of My Own

I didn’t know unemployment could be this much fun.

Just last Monday, I finally quit the summer job that had been making me extremely unhappy. The work itself wasn’t a problem — it was a good job with fantastic coworkers and decent pay. 405 more words