Why I Bother

People ask me all the time why I bother concerning myself with issues that don’t directly affect me.  They ask me all the time why I bother advocating for the oppressed, or how I find the energy to write and talk about social justice.   I hear all the time “Vanessa you’re only one person, … Continue reading Why I Bother

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Progress over Perfection

As a feminist I feel a lot of pressure to be a “good feminist” and not reject any of the ideals for fear of being labeled a bad one.  It’s unfortunate because feminists are sometimes each other’s worse critics.  When we disappoint or don’t adhere to the idea of what each other’s ideas of what … Continue reading Progress over Perfection