Do You Have Any Red Flags?

When I divorced and began socializing and dating, I began to develop some red flags.  By red flags, I mean…

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Blue Wave + Pink Wave = Progressive Tide (One End of the Rainbow)

What does being a progressive mean to me? I believe in social justice. I believe that the United States must…

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Origins of My Insomnia

Growing up, I never thought of myself as someone with insomnia.  I thought of myself as a “night owl.”  I…

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Sharp Women, Smart Men

I am reading two books now, SHARP: THE WOMEN WHO MADE AN ART OF HAVING AN OPINION by Michelle Dean…

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Standing Up, Speaking Out

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou On any given…

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When Is It Virtue?

Ideally, we live by a moral or ethical code.  I first began questioning the idea of virtue when I saw…

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Outrage Burnout

Americans, especially when sorted into groups, always have good cause for outrage.  In Trump’s America, nearly everything seems outrageous.  And…

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Sexist and Misogynist Acts

First, misogynist and sexist acts, whether they are casual or reach the level of sexual harassment or assault, are wrong…

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Who Is Responsible?

If I had to take away one point from all my recent reading about feminism, it’s that men are responsible…

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