Celebrating Women

On International Women’s Day I want to celebrate all the women in my life, along with the women and men who love and support them.  We are all connected and wouldn’t be where we are in 2018 without each other.  There will be ongoing work in gender equality but we should take a moment to … Continue reading Celebrating Women

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Feminism – Challenging Stereotypes & Defining What it Means to Me

"But you're married" "But you don't participate in marches or rallies" "I didn't realize you hate men" "Ohh...you're one of those..." These are just a few of the many statements I have heard when I have identified as being a feminist. Feminism is a grossly misunderstood ideology and is often viewed in a negative light. … Continue reading Feminism – Challenging Stereotypes & Defining What it Means to Me

Human Violence Needs to Be Condemned – This is Not Just a US Problem

This post was a difficult one for me to write because I didn’t want to write about gun control, or mental health; however, I felt it was a topic that deserved attention after last week. On a day dedicated to celebrating love, the United States experienced another devastating tragedy and lost 17 lives to a … Continue reading Human Violence Needs to Be Condemned – This is Not Just a US Problem