Tag Archive: feminist

A Romantic Feminist

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It sounds like an oxymoron, a romantic feminist. If you believe stereotypes, feminists aren’t even feminine! Where I come from, women who are pro-women are assumed to be anti-man! So what’s a feminist… Continue reading

Maya and Me

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What is it about Maya Angelou that makes women want her to be their mother? I watched Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey speak at Maya’s memorial and felt they both were grieving the… Continue reading

A Hero’s Face

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You know, I thought I was done with heroes. In movies, books and legends the hero always comes to the damsel’s aid and rescues her from the villain’s unwholesome intentions. The hero always… Continue reading

Instant Blogger

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What I’ve learned is there is no such thing as an instant blogger. You might start instantly blogging at some point in time, but that doesn’t make you an instant blogger. Even being… Continue reading

Our Own Skin Part One

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Being a woman makes me an expert. An expert on women’s issues and an expert on Patriarchy, the only system of government I’ve ever known. And I have lived on this planet long… Continue reading

Mitochondrial Sophia

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When I first learned that all of humanity’s mitochondrial DNA today can be traced back to a single woman in Africa named Mitochondrial Eve, a vivid picture popped into my mind. It was… Continue reading

Deep Throat Stole the Sexual Revolution

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Reader Discretion Advised. Contains some sexually explicit language and content. Look and you will find. It’s a law that’s inevitable. I’ve been looking for a long time, trying to find out what happened… Continue reading

Vernacular

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Every writer knows the importance of using correct vernacular for what he or she is writing about. Correct vernacular is honest. I want to talk about women, men, sex and power because I… Continue reading

A Good One

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Want to hear a good one? Corporate America’s got religion. Apparently some huge corporations don’t want to pay for certain contraceptives mandated under the Affordable Care Act they consider being tantamount to abortion.… Continue reading

I need feminism because…

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My tumblr has been flooded with posts of people in general/feminists  holding up sign boards declaring why they need feminism. Having considered myself a feminist during the summer (trying my best to remain a… Continue reading