Are you confused about what or how Planned Parenthood utilizes federal funds or know someone who is? Well, you’re in luck: I’m here to help break it down. How Planned Parenthood uses federal funding: A patient covered by Medicaid goes … Continue reading Our Tax Dollars do not Fund Abortions at Planned Parenthood
Millions of people marched across the country and around the world on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. But that was merely the beginning of the movement. But now what do we do? The brilliant minds at the Women’s March on Washington have … Continue reading We Came, We Marched…Now What?
I have never participated in a protest of any sort before, except for maybe when I boycotted shopping at Lowe’s in 2011 because they buckled to right-wing calls that the company pull its advertising from the TLC show “All American … Continue reading Why I Marched
I have read and heard in more than one place that it is not the feminist thing to do for a woman to take her husband’s name when married. Marriage is steeped in anti-feminist traditions, primarily that a daughter was … Continue reading Why I Took My Husband’s Name
A blog post from November 15, 2007 I was walking to the subway last Saturday to meet a friend for The Chocolate Show in Chelsea, when a man—who was, as far as I could tell, not drunk—put his face right … Continue reading On Ugly
An blog post written in spring 2007: I gotta say: I’m the best damn date I’ve ever had. I always pick the right restaurant, there’s no awkwardness over who’s paying, I don’t talk during movies, I know when to shut up, … Continue reading I’m the Best Date I’ve Ever Had