We say Love Is Love. But by that measure Hate Is Hate, and we should never tolerate it under any circumstance. Ever.… View Post

Mainstream feminism has always been overwhelmingly white. White voices, white faces, white circumstances, white explanations, white solutions. Whitey-white-white. Not all, or even most, feminists today are white, but these faces continue to front the movement.… View Post

Like many of the LGBTQ+ people who have already seen it, I wish Love, Simon was available when I was a kid. Would I have been out and proud before turning 18? Probably not, but I wouldn’t have felt like being gay was wrong, that I was deviant. I’d have known my feelings were normal – beautifully normal – that I’d be accepted as I am, that I could be loved.… View Post

Today is International Women’s Day and I would like to take a pause to honor a human rights activist and political figure I truly admire: Hillary Rodham Clinton.… View Post

Our entire cultural system has been designed to suggest boys are one thing and girls another; that boys can grow to be doctors or lawyers or police officers or CEOs or politicians. Read: leaders. Women are brought up in a world seeing themselves in submissive roles, to only serve another and neither lead not own her own autonomy. Think: nurses, secretaries, hairdressers, cooks*, and – yes – motherhood, where they serve their partners and children. … View Post