What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

She is your friend, mother, wife, sister, girlfriend, fiance, co-worker, employee, student, boss, etc. Whoever she is there are a few things you need to do to help her through this extremely difficult and sensitive time. Please note if a man comes to you with this same issue treat it the same. Statistically, women are … Continue reading What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

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International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women's Day I reached out to my social media asking for responses towards National Women's History Month and International Women's Day. I got 5 amazing responses from women who have never been featured on this blog, which is really exciting for me. I love hearing new ideas and viewpoints, especially on this … Continue reading International Women’s Day

What is Feminism?

To kick off this new 'redirection' I wanted to give everyone a basis of what I believe and why. So to do that I felt we should discuss what feminism really is and some examples of feminism. The definition of feminism according to Webster is "the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the … Continue reading What is Feminism?

The Danger of the Single Story

I watched a great TedTalk the other day given by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie all about the dangers of living by a single story. A quick synopsis of Chimamanda's talk would be people are born and raised with single stories in mind about other people, genders, cultures, and communities. However, these single stories usually aren't true … Continue reading The Danger of the Single Story

Dear 2017

Dear 2017, You were a year like no other and I will not miss you. You will always be the year Donald Trump was sworn into office. You will always be the year white nationalists and racism were not discouraged by our president. You will always be the year of culture wars. You will always … Continue reading Dear 2017