At the end of last month, I proposed five easy actions to take to elevate frequency and impact. Since much of this blog's theme is "take your own damn advice," here is an update on how I faired throughout November.
Five Actions to Take This Month
The world is fucked up and the internet has given us a front row seat to the destruction. These days I try to remember that fear propaganda is a powerful force, and that keeping up with the news and social networks is not the same as doing something.
I have a boyfriend.
"I have a boyfriend." A sentence that carries a heavy, multifaceted asterisk. Guys hate it, obviously. But few of them discover what truly makes a woman use it to chop them down like bamboo at the wrong end of a katana. I won't allow discourse to end at "because she's a bitch," so here we … Continue reading I have a boyfriend.
When I was seven, I had an imaginary pet dog. He was a large black Doberman who lived in our underground parking structure, always waiting stoically beside our car. On car rides, I would stare out the window and imagine him running effortlessly alongside. He was the family guardian only I could see. When I … Continue reading Forward
Let’s Write Our Feminist Legacy
What will be the legacy of modern feminism? On Election night, the universe gave us an opportunity to find out. The qualified women who have a shot at breaking that glass ceiling can again be counted on one hand, and that is depressing as fuck. Maybe Kamala! Maybe Michelle! Maybe…uh wait, that’s it I guess. … Continue reading Let’s Write Our Feminist Legacy