Category Archives: Feminism

This is Me


As my friends and I grow closer to the big 3-0 I am seeing many a finely tapered heel digging into the ground in obstinate refusal.  It comes in many forms: Denial. “I don’t look 30, anyway.” Reassurance.  “30 is … Continue reading

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I am the face of stillbirth.


I recently shared my story at Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope.  You can read it here:   Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope There are so many heartbreaking stories on there, but they all have one common thread of … Continue reading

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The Littlest Wish


Just a warning, this blog is about to get serious, ya’ll.  So if you get emotional easily, stop right now.  Just click the back button, I won’t blame you.  🙂 This is a short essay (? . . . if … Continue reading

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A Single Lesbian’s Seven Steps to Gay Days: An Adventure in Babies, Bananas and a Monkey


I’d like to introduce you to guest blogger and my sister, Donna.  Donna is awesome writer and is the funniest person on the planet, second only to me.  🙂  This is a short story she wrote and the photographs that … Continue reading

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Alta Gracia Apparel


Before the United States congress passed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994, they had established areas of free trade that avoided high tariffs, local taxes and labor and environmental laws.  NAFTA would eliminate all tariffs between the … Continue reading

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Possible Strike at B.M.F. Incorporated


  What is B.M.F.?  It’s my Baby Making Factory.  I completely agree with the women in the video below.  If you are going to cut off the resources to maintainance workers for B.M.F. Incorporated, then B.M.F. will have to do … Continue reading

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Conformity vs. Nonconformity


“Thus today in the ambience of the so-called counterculture in America, there are probably several million individuals who consider themselves to be ‘nonconformist’ — all of them using the same language, wearing the same type of clothes and exhibiting the … Continue reading

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