Millions of years ago when I was in school, I read The Handmaid’s Tale. And I’ll confess–as with all of Margaret Atwood’s works, it gave me the creeps. I don’t remember every precise detail of its story. However, I still have enough of it with me to recall its overarching themes. It deals specifically with… Continue reading The Handmaid’s FAIL?
In addition to being shared here, I’ve posted this essay on Medium and recorded an audio version for my podcast. When I was a little girl, there were times when I regretted being brown. My schoolmates used to tease me. Their comments left me curious about having different facial features and lighter skin. As an… Continue reading The Magic of Misinterpretation
Is that yesterday was wonderful. Full-to-bursting with wisdom and love. I mean… I know I’ve used this photo before. But, alas, Darlings. It fits! The Women’s Freedom Conference was extraordinary. Sisterhood can be a truly beautiful, empowering experience. One that deserves to be treasured. Thank you to the entire team behind this event. It was… Continue reading All that I can say…
Happy Sunday, everyone! Today marks the launch of the Women’s Freedom Conference. You can attend it online for free. 2. Yesterday, this article showed up in my Twitter timeline. I sent out a response. Dear @i_D, 1. We know that Beyoncé didn't invent feminism. 2. The type of #feminism she promotes is not the man-hating kind.… Continue reading Ode to the “F” word.