Donald Trump

Don’t Box Me In

I understand you. The unlucky, the unwanted, the misfits, the downtrodden. The middles, the lower class, the majority. I have been the...

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LET’S GIVE DRUG DEALERS THE DEATH PENALTY

Well, let’s not. Because actually we can’t. I am not outspoken about all things Trump. Everything is so ridiculous to me that my only...

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Political Peace No. 2

Within a country once so proud, respect and morals have fallen to the ground. Wayward children runaround, their lack of respect the new age...

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I Am A Self Proclaimed Male Feminist

Recently I had the honor and pleasure of being a guest on Heart Stock Radio, a radio show that is based in Butte, Montana and is hosted by...

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Send Them Away

I don’t think I have another rant left to write. Disgusted, frightened, ashamed, and whatever synonyms for those words that might be...

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Creating a Feminist Future

My daughter started Kindergarten this year, and in the fourth week of school, a little boy kicked her in the face while she was playing on...

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The Heart Of Democracy

There’s an ancient Chinese curse that states, “May you live in interesting times” I don’t really know if this saying is ancient,...

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Sticks and Stones

You are better than that, so much brighter than spewing and spitting rhetoric. You are morally responsible and dignified. Honor is your...

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Twitter’s Echo Chamber

I began tweeting my dislike for the president and even made a few replies to his public tweets. One tweet, in particular, annoyed me. He...

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“Did You Drop a Pound?”: Why I Won’t Be a Silent Feminist

“You look thin. Did you drop a pound?” It felt like a Jeopardy category: Dumbass Statements for 800. The answer: “What is something...

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After the Election, I Have Been Falling Apart

It has become difficult to walk since I started falling apart. I take a few steps and feel a patch of skin sliding down my calf under my...

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Don’t Build a Wall, Build a Bridge

It will cost twenty-five BILLION dollars to build a wall between America and Mexico. Instantly, several issues pop into my mind. Money....

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7 Things That Will Help You Survive The Trump Era

As I am writing this, we are, as a nation, now well entrenched in the national nightmare and international embarrassment otherwise known as...

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Unity

                                                            “As a woman I have no country.          ...

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Highly unQualified: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Thirty-five years’ experience as a public educator, and it comes down to this. I somehow knew all along that I’d be sorry for getting a...

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Crunches and Compassion: Transgender Rights and the Cisgender Community

I began referring to him privately as “The Swede.” From in between my crunches on the exercise mat, I snuck glances at his pale,...

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Day 156: On Knowing the Nine Justices. On Becoming a Feminist.

When I was 13, I let a boy violate me. I let him. Because I thought that was the only way he would love me. When I was fourteen, I let a...

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The Thin Line Between Funny and Mean

“There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.” ―Erma Bombeck This morning I was playing...

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Why I Won’t Spend $1 at Whole Foods

I would like to believe, that we are a country built on assured values. One value that most of us would hopefully agree on is that sexual...

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Melania Trump, What is Your Truth?

“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and...

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We Are Present. We Are Aware.

I am a part of something much bigger than myself. I woke up and decided to do good. I dragged my dad out of his office and told him we...

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The Resistance

these are the times that try men’s souls indeed I tell myself just keep calm and breathe and resist, resist, resist these are the...

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Dear Resident President,

Dear Resident President, We chanted “This is what democracy looks like” as loud as we could from the White House lawn. I suppose the...

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Snowflakes: A letter to my Republican friends

Isn’t it simply beautiful out there. I mean, snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider, one single snowflake alone, so delicate,...

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After the Women’s Marches, Grab Your Wallet 2.0

Millions of people participated in Women’s Marches in 673 cities around the globe on Saturday. The marches across the U.S. marked the...

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I Was A Casino Girl

Working on a cruise ship was like being emancipated into another dimension. –Kim Sisto Robinson It was 1980 something. I was young,...

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