Let’s talk about race baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the things that are happening within healthcare baby. Okay, not to offer a new edition of Salt-N-Papa but it’s about time we talk about the disparities that are happening between black and white women when it comes to the healthcare […]
Read More Protect Black Women: The DISPARITIES We Face In healthcare
There is no one way to be a perfect feminist. How a person chooses to support and share feminism depends first how they define their feminism, the spectrum is wide. That being said, popular feminist, Sara Ahmed, outlines one way to live a feminist lifestyle. In her book Living a Feminist Life she outlines what […]
Read More The Killjoys of Tik Tok
I have a nagging voice in my head, being a lawyer in America is still a very MASCULINE job, and I identify as a cisgender woman.
Read More THE GENDER DISPARITY OF WOMEN IN THE JOB MARKET
Recently I was thinking about my kids. No, I do not currently have kids, nor do I plan on having kids until I am at least 36 (because I need my 18 years back). But I was thinking about how I would be as a father, and I started to spiral into this deep worry […]
Read More I’VE BEEN THINKING ABOUT MY FUTURE KIDS AND PRIVILEGE
Learn more about the book club WAKE UP on JMUs campus, creating conversations around race and identity.
Read More JMU WAKE UP: Intersections of Whiteness and Identity
How is this pandemic disproportionately affecting people? What groups are being granted special privileges over one another? I’ve picked out, as I see them, four threads of privilege in the larger picture of what is happening now.
Read More A Story of Privilege, in Four Threads
Dear Future Father-In-Law, Surprise! I bet you did not think you would be getting a letter from me, did you? Well, that is just how I am, full of surprises. I wanted to start this letter off by saying thank you. Thank you for being truly awful when talking about me and how you “don’t […]
Read More An Open Letter to My Transphobic (Future) Father-In-Law
For those who do not know, this week is Transgender Awareness Week! Celebrated yearly between November 13th through November 19th, Transgender Awareness Week is used to raise visibility and address issues that the community faces. The day after Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed November 20th to honor those […]
Read More How To Be A Trans* Ally 101
For those of you who do not know, the class that this blog operates with is ‘Feminist Blogging.’ To further thicken the plot, I would like to reveal that I am one of three males in that class. Now, to give you some background information on me, I am from Fairfax, VA. I grew up […]
Read More Being a Male Feminist
We need feminism. When I say feminism, I mean intersectional feminism. The last thing we need when fighting for equal rights is to realize that the people you are fighting with, are not fighting for you. Being transgender is hard. There are so many people in society that are seeking your demise or blatantly denying your […]
Read More TERF War