While not all things are perfect in this world, Sexism in the Media could sure use some assistance. I know, I know, we’ve all heard about how the skinny models perpetuate a body image that can be unhealthy as well as unattainable for some of us (like me…a bit top-heavy). Therefore, I will not rant on this topic. But…that isn’t to say we can’t be more proactive in discussing the images we see with our kids.Continue Reading
State of Affairs is the last of the new TV shows premiering this Fall. Starring Katherine Heigl as Charleston “Charlie” Tucker, a CIA analyst who prepares and presents the President’s Daily Briefing, while grieving the death of her fiancée a year later.
Charlie is suffering from PTSDContinue Reading
Justice you say? Yeah, sometimes there just isn’t enough Justice in this world. People get away with saying and doing some of the meanest and cruelest things to each other in the name of race, gender, religion, sexuality and on and on…even out of ignorance!
This world needs superheroes!! Do your remember a man of steel? Or how about a caped crusader? “I am Batman.” Okay yeah, I’m a Marvel fan too…mmmm, I love me some Ironman (or maybe it’s Robert Downey, Jr. I have a fantasy relationship with!)
But you know what? We have superheroes here on Earth, dare I say…right here in River City! (that’s Portland, Oregon people…yeah, and a Music Man reference for my Mom!)Continue Reading
After finding the blog She Is Fierce, I realized I don’t write enough about feminism and how I practice it in my daily life.
One way I practice feminism is by teaching my son to be a feminist. I am proud he calls himself a feminist. He informs others “Of course I’m a feminist. I’ve been raised by women that are feminist”. It gives me goosebumps when he tells me about another time he has stated this to his friends and peers.Continue Reading