To continue the background in feminism I wanted to give everyone a bit of a history lesson on feminism, where it came from, and why. I love learning about history in general and the history of feminism in America has been no different. There have been three recognized waves of feminism easily titled the first, second, … Continue reading The History of Feminism in America
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
To follow up with my Ending Sexual Violence post I wanted to share this. I came across an article from Oct 22, 2017, on Buzzfeed that I thought was fucking fantastic. I had to share it with all of you here. The premise of this post was letting the world know they may be part … Continue reading It Counts As Harassment
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
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.
I am reblogging a post from a friend of mine from The Shitty Housewife. I am not ready to share my experiences, but I appreciate other men and women who are willing to share. I love how open Jan is about her experiences and her way with words. I completely agree with her when she … Continue reading Me Too.