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Letters to My Representatives 7-19-2017

Here are today’s letters! Still trying to unpack all the moving boxes (and looking for ideas—writing-related ideas—for new blog posts) but I managed to find some time to write my reps. 1,045 more words

Political Activism

Nothing Personal, But It's Personal

There is nothing particularly virtuous, nor sinful, about activism.

Start with holy cynicism and not taking yourself too seriously. If activism is simply a part of your personal character, then be activist. 1,302 more words


Coalitions, Intersectionality Model - Cole, Elizabeth R.

Cole, E.R. (2008). Coalitions as a model for intersectionality: From practice to theory. Sex Roles, 59, 443-453. doi: 10.1007/s11199-008-9419-1



Letters to My Representatives 7-13-2017

So it’s been FOUR weeks since my last letter! I’m a little angry at myself (and disappointed), but between Sandler’s graduation party and moving, there just wasn’t time. 1,053 more words

The Brightest Star

After a bit of a hiatus, I have determined that the shock of the state of the world in the past year was really preventing me from doing the one thing this blog was intended to reflect: creating! 513 more words

Deep Thoughts

Letters to My Representatives 6-16-2017

I almost didn’t get my letter in this week. Between our upcoming move and a graduation party in 7 days, I’ve been scrambling for time. So I called my Senators on Tuesday (and I’ll call again in a few minutes) to ask them to vote NO on the AHCA, to demand public disclosure and hearings on the bill, and to fight against it with all they have. 752 more words