A Modest(y) Proposal

I promise I would love to be done talking about dress codes and what people wear. I would. (Here are some other posts I’ve written. This one about Beyonce. This one about Hurricanes and covering shoulders. Or that time a woman was forced to take off clothes because she was wearing too many. And when Pope…

No Man’s Land

Since the movie was released last Thursday, I’ve seen Wonder Woman twice. So far. “Love” isn’t enough of a word for the way I feel about that film. The reverberations it is having in my life are strong. I suspect I will be feeling it’s impact for days to come. That may sound strong for…

Women are NOT Children

This is a follow up to a post I made last night about Vice President Pence’s policy to not be alone with any woman who is not his wife. You can read the first post here. In the conversation on Facebook about that post, people brought up sexual misconduct between clergy/priests and parishioners. They brought…

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Much has been made of the official rebuking of Senator Elizabeth Warren on the floor of the Senate this past week for reading a letter Coretta Scott King wrote in 1986 about our new Attorney General Jeff Sessions. There is so much patriarchal bullshit wrapped in this action. A woman was silenced for reading something…