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"Those privileged blue bundles of joy" Karen Straughan

in my world it was just Christmas and Easter at the same time as I noticed that there was a Karen Straughan video out there that I haven’t yet had the pleasure to watch. 33 more words

I Don't Need Feminism

We are not adults: the privilege of being a typical college kid

Earlier this year, my Grammar & Politics professor was discussing charged language: if language can lose its charge, change its charge, or have charge that we forget to acknowledge. 774 more words


Men's Rights to be the Center of All Attention Always

I follow a lot of feminist blogs, facebook pages, IG accounts and the like.  Men follow these pages too.  A small percentage of them follow because they are supportive, intellectually curious, or they totally get it and they are feminists themselves.   1,070 more words



I’ve been to Rehoboth Beach twice this year, each time to officiate at a wedding.

Dewey Beach was the site for a rehearsal dinner  for the first couple. 716 more words

The Inner Landscape

A Thousand Tiny Slights

I understand the desire to just ignore politics and social issues. For most of my life, I was completely ignorant of just how deep issues like racism and sexism ran in our society—part of the privilege of belonging to the “majority” groups. 1,472 more words


Too Much

I’ve always thought my feelings were a bit extreme. Whenever I’m happy, I become overly excited. Whenever I’m sad, I become overly depressed. Even when I’m scared, I become so inordinately frightened that I find myself seconds away from making my own heart suffer a heart attack and dying so that I can feel “safe” once again. 56 more words