I woke up today, watched the news, and proceeded to turn off the television in disgust. Again. In the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, a full on shitstorm of latent, inherent, societal misogyny has followed. I suppose it is to be expected. One cannot sneeze these days without the sound and consistency being pulled apart in partisan bickering.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”-Audre Lorde I've dealt with serious, chronic illnesses for over half of my life. One of the hardest lessons I had to learn, in... Continue Reading →
"I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back."
A lost figure to history, today we will look at Dr. Mary Walker and the pioneering work in the military, medical, and feminist fields. Though not forgotten to history, as some of our ancestors' stories are, she is still a... Continue Reading →
“A Dame who knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”-Mae West