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"Rebel girls" and raising feminist boys

So there’s this book that I have seen advertised regularly through the ‘A Mighty Girl’ facebook page. It’s called, ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls’. It was written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo and contains 100 stories about extraordinary women throughout the ages. 694 more words

Stupidity within the system (the English education system, to be precise).

I am annoyed at the English school system right now. I love my son’s school, truly I do. I love everything about it, it’s exactly the school we wanted for our kids but I resent that I am being penalised for taking him out of school for one day because we get back from a cultural trip to Athens one day in to the new half term. 446 more words

What Is the Answer to Evil?

I don’t have words to adequately convey the deep sorrow I feel about the state of our nation.  Las Vegas was rocked by the greatest mass shooting in U.S. 445 more words


The Queerness of Passion: Love and Rage

A faceless attacker who finds those without a voice, with a name insufficient to capture the bitter agony it brings to those it encounters – AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). 158 more words


There has been so much controversy surrounding the NFL protestors so I just thought I would give you my two cents on the situation. Fair warning though because we all know people like to put words in other people’s mouths and read a lot deeper into what is actually said as well as twist around words to create their own meaning. 713 more words


Protesting National Anthem in the NFL: GET OVER IT

In the United States, there has been many issues that have really torn our country a part.  Yes, another fucking shooting by some idiot moron.  So sad and irritating how I can go through my Twitter or Facebook feed, and almost every day, find something about another shooting.  785 more words


We Protest 

Sitting at the counter of the corner diner
Martin Luther King is not served but scorned
making this no longer a fun dining experience
for we regulars… 59 more words