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  • Talk, talk, talk!

    If you’re new to my blog and the name didn’t give it away, it turns out writing isn’t the only way I express myself. I’m a talker. Always have been. Never expected people would ask me to do it after… Read More ›

  • Dominating Democracy

    You can find this post published at the progressive media site Raging Chicken Press. If you aren’t familiar with their work, the slogan “if you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention” should earn them a look (and a subscription). Texas,… Read More ›

  • “Pro-Life” Illusions

    Thank you, Pro-Life Action League! I always enjoy when the opposition commentary proves my point. The fixation on one sub point from my last piece – Picketers vs Patients – is just the latest example of anti-choice activists knowing their… Read More ›

  • Picketers vs Patients

    You can find this post published at This Week in Blackness. If you aren’t familiar with TWiB, go there. Now. Well, after you’re done here. They have excellent bloggers — like the fantastic Imani Gandy, aka the Angry Black Lady,… Read More ›

  • Patriarchal Practitioner in Chief

    A preface, for an audience of one: Mr. President, when I voted for you, I couldn’t imagine the anger I feel today. When the desire to maintain my personal, physical autonomy kept me in your corner despite a wealth of… Read More ›

  • Time To Lace Up

    We’re at the starting line. I know we just toasted first responders and law enforcement and the amazing race participant who identified the kids with the backpacks. You didn’t imagine the victory beer. It was delicious, and hopefully Irish because,… Read More ›

  • Katie Squared

    It’s rare that you get to meet, befriend, and ultimately work with someone you find inspirational. I have been lucky enough to do all three with the supremely fantastic Katie Goodman. She’s hilarious and thought provoking and brilliant — have… Read More ›