Because I want love to win. It must.

Because I want love to win. It must.

I watched with hope and optimism for a Clinton victory on election night. As the results started to come in, and the reality of a Trump victory became inevitable, the seedling of fear in my stomach grew. Admittedly, I am not well-versed in American politics or Republican versus Democratic policies and platforms. That was not […]

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As luck would have it…

I read about violence, harassment, abuse in its varying forms regularly and I decided that I wanted to find out if the women I know have similar stories. For this round, I only reached out to the women I know. I am hoping to reach out to the men I know and ask them for […]

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Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

On April 11th, I attended an event called OpenHeart Dialogues: How Men Can Help End Violence Against Women, hosted by OpenMat owner, Elliott Bayev. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was excited to engage with a new group of people. I am always curious how men feel about being allies, how they get […]

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It’s {Not} A Girl: Feminist Parenting My Son

It’s {Not} A Girl: Feminist Parenting My Son

I was early in my pregnancy when I was told that I was pregnant with a girl. I was elated, immediately I began day-dreaming: her first pro-choice march, her first Margaret Atwood novel, so much exciting stuff to share with a girl-child; that night I wrote in my journal: “I am growing a feminist”. I […]

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