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PitchWars & Consistent Feminism

There has been a mighty kerfluffle. Founder Brenda Drake announced that there would be an entry fee for PitchWars on April 2nd (I guess? She has since returned to a no-fee policy). And, people had feelings. I’m one of those people. This post is about my experience as a 2017 […]

Remembering our successes

We tend, especially we women, to focus on the negative so much that we forget our personal successes. There could be a number of reasons why, but that’s not the focus today. I’ve been beating myself up particularly viciously for not being more consistent here, and in my personal goals […]

Angela’s Story

  Ask three people about Angela Davis, and you’ll probably get four or five different descriptions. Feminist? Communist? Criminal? Scholar? Vice Presidential Candidate? If nothing else, she’s a #blaxit superstar. Her escape and the wisdom she brought back had a powerful impact on societal discourse in the United States. Born […]

Good Sex for Girl Power

“…once women begin thinking about sexual pleasure, things get particularly terrifying. It begins with sexual parity and ends… where? What will women want after orgasmic equality? Equal opportunity? Equal pay? Equality, full stop? (Answer: All of the above.)” Sarah MacLean’s article in Bustle, “Bashing Romance Novels is Just Another Form […]

Black Girl

I don’t like talking about race. I’ve always wanted to be seen for what I am: an individual, just a person. I have never wanted to be defined by my exterior. But, for most of my life, the outside world has constantly and consistently reduced me to my exterior in […]