Reading Time: 4 minutes I have a lot of thoughts on what happened yesterday, but I’m responding first in my capacity as an educator, to remind us that even when people’s positions are at best misinformed, we don’t stand much of a chance of correcting them when they feel unsafe.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I recently had the opportunity to explain to someone what I think is a key distinction for when we use the term emotional labor and when we talk more generally about how humans work with emotions in their daily (and sometimes professional) lives. I thought it was worth replicating here.
Reading Time: 4 minutes While I’m thrilled that we’re finally having an extended conversation about violence against women on a larger cultural scale, I also want to talk about the reasons behind said violence, focusing on two major reasons for men to hate women.
Reading Time: 4 minutes All adults have passed through childhood, which means we all have experience in children’s folklore. It’s remarkably stable & we’re still figuring out why!
Reading Time: < 1 minute Someone actually devoted a whole Youtube video mocking me and my fellow Conditionally Accepted bloggers. Wow. Bored much?
Reading Time: 3 minutes What if an important component of harm reduction – such as reducing teenage drug use – were as simple as providing more creative physical outlets?
Reading Time: 2 minutes American anthropologist Ruth Benedict once said, “We cannot see the lens from which we look.” So it’s always impressive when someone manages to do just that…and terrifying when it turns out to be an authoritarian religious perspective.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Being a belly dancer and being a feminist are not mutually exclusive. This seems obvious to me, but it might not be to everyone. Hence this blog post.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know how your SIS & SES work relative one another? What am I even talking about? Trust me, you’ll want to get to know these acronyms.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Destroy the gender binary. We’re all unique snowflakes that share a common origin (thanks, homology).