I was what some refer to as a naked kid. While some children didn’t mind the warmth and comfort of clothing, I preferred life in my birthday suit, which I attributed to my parents who were hippies and therefore naked people. Also, being naked felt like freedom and when I was super little it meant direct access […]
“Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.” ― Susan B. Anthony There was a point in my life when I was naive enough to think that overcoming an obstacle meant reaching the end of a journey. Civil Rights acts meant the […]
Last week I received an email saying, “Please have a girls lunch to discuss periods and feminine hygiene.There’s a video online.” Nothing says awkward like teaching a bunch of fifth grade girls about being on the rag, so I decided to make the best of it. I brought in a giant picnic blanket and a bag […]
Wouldn’t it be amazing if all the douche canoe men of the world came with a warning labels? Sort of like the Surgeon General’s Warning but for men? It seems our wish has been granted and some men DO come with labels. How considerate!
Me: Hey, want a sour gummy worm? Emily: Yes. Yes I do. Me: I was at the store and my uterus made me buy them. Emily: (blank stare while chewing on a gummy worm) Me: She all but threw a tantrum in the store. She was all “BUY ME THE GUMMY WORMS” and I was […]