Feature Friday – Grab Em By The Ballot

I came across this Instagram account and find it to be an uplifting and powerful one! I personally really like that they don't advocate for certain politicians, views,, opinions, etc. They just want to encourage anyone and everyone to go out, register, and vote! I hope you enjoy their interview as well as their Instagram … Continue reading Feature Friday – Grab Em By The Ballot

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Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

As a woman living in the Bay Area, I am fortunate to get to see true progress when it comes to gender equality. However, I know there is still so much work that needs to be done. I came up with a few ideas I try to live by and remind myself of all the … Continue reading Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

Watch The Wall

I was sent this by a fellow blogger of mine and the words are so moving. If you don't read anything else today, please read this! I am pasting the poem here but you can check out the entire post here. Watch the wall my Darlings. Watch the wall my darlings as the gunman passes … Continue reading Watch The Wall

I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Go read this article from the Washington Post. I'm sorry if you're sick of seeing posts like this but it needs to be seen every fucking day. We all need to be reminded of how much trauma these children went through. How this tragedy will affect them for the rest of their lives. How they … Continue reading I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue is doing everything right in my book lately. They have been talking about the issues that matter and don't show any signs of backing down anytime soon! They are getting political and teaching these kids it's okay to be educated and why it's important. The most recent post was about the Florida Shooting, … Continue reading Teen Vogue

I Almost Shot My Classmates

A story from Daniel Riley that has gone viral on FB: "I almost shot my classmates when I was fourteen years old. I was not mentally ill. I had no juvenile criminal record. I'd never been suspended from school. I was a straight-A student. I almost shot my classmates, because I experienced a moment of … Continue reading I Almost Shot My Classmates

Intruder Drill

A post I found from Timothy Phillip on Facebook hits all the right points, I hope you enjoy the post as much as I did. "Next Tuesday we will have an “active shooter” / intruder drill at our school, and I will hunker down behind flimsy wooden cabinet doors with my students. You see, we … Continue reading Intruder Drill

Black History Month

Today is the start of Black History Month and it is also No Politics Day. I just can't abide by that second one. Sorry, not sorry. The buffoon we have in office makes it almost impossible to stay away from politics, but more importantly on days like today, during months like this one. With 45's track … Continue reading Black History Month

Ending Sexual Violence

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to a talk given by Keith Edwards, who is a "speaker and educator on sexual violence prevention, men's identity, social justice education, and curricular approaches." I am so glad I skipped the last half of my math lecture to attend this talk. He has been giving … Continue reading Ending Sexual Violence

Me Too. And Her. And Him. And Them.

Saw this on a friend's facebook and loved it. I don't know who the original author is but thank you. "Me too" is about carrying pepper spray, holding your keys between your fingers, checking your back seats before getting into your car, faking or actually making a phone call as you walk... just in case … Continue reading Me Too. And Her. And Him. And Them.