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
Wherever you’re at, you can be an advocate. Even a small act is still acting.Read More Where Are Ya?
It’s that time of year again! That’s right- NoShavember. The month where men are glorified for their facial hair and women are shunned from participating in the fun. Even according to NoShavember’s website, the rules to participate are as follows: Men, shave cleanly on October 31st, don’t shave for the entire month of November, and […]Read More Body Hair: a Taboo
Why do we live in a society where calling someone crazy is normal? Lets just say that you’re seeing someone and when you try to tell this person why something is upsetting you, instead of them trying to understand why you’re upset they say “You’re just being CRAZY”. Excuse me? NO! Last time I checked, I […]Read More Don’t Call Me Crazy
WHY are women always expected to want to get married and have children? Why is it weird that in the 2015 people question or look down upon a woman who does not want to have children or get married? Throughout history women have been conditioned to believe that having a husband, children and a house with a white […]Read More Old Habits Die HARD
This past week, imagineherstory wrote a post about the new JMU sexual harassment and assault policy, and reading through it brought up a mix of emotions about the topic of sexual assault itself. My mom has always told me that I compartmentalize; I like to take the not-so-good parts of life, shove them in a little box, put […]Read More Playing With Gender Roles
For those of you who have not seen the following Dove campaign ad, please take a moment to watch it before reading any further on this post! I saw this video at the start of this week and I have seemed to be thinking about it ever since then. The campaign holds such honesty and truth […]Read More A beautiful woman should break her mirror early