Sharing is Caring: I'll Need a Drink Later

This week, one of the online classes read Peggy McIntosh's Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.

I don't pick the curriculum and the course is designed so that there is literally no discussion of any kind. It's an educational travesty, but they've opted to not to renew my contract at that particular gig, so it's an… » 11/10/14 5:12pm 11/10/14 5:12pm

Sharing is Caring: I Got Cat-Called on Campus

I work on a college campus while solidly out of the 18-25 range, and am not particularly boob-a-rific. I do not enjoy (and therefore rarely participate in) cardiovascular exercise, and have been told I project a powerful, "DO NOT FUCK WITH ME," vibe unless I'm smiling.

As a rule, I do not get cat-called.

I read your… » 9/19/14 12:55pm 9/19/14 12:55pm

My (L)Activism, My Self?

Reading through the criticism of Mindy Kaling for her refusal to write an abortion-centered episode of The Mindy Project, it was interesting to see different peoples stances on Mindy's social responsibility. When we, as feminists - or human beings, or adults - have a public platform, what degree of activism do we owe… » 9/03/14 5:46pm 9/03/14 5:46pm

Internal Monolog: Sequels Keep Coming

Pride is continuing to fuck with me.

I'd write a really snarky takedown but I'm a.) exhausted b.) not in the mood and c.) about to be late for my supplemental, minimum-wage job.

I'm teaching seventeen credit hours this semester, so that I can be a contributing member of my household. That seventeen credit hours will net… » 8/28/14 12:19pm 8/28/14 12:19pm

Sharing is Caring: Conversations with FluterDude

FluterDude: Do you think Leonardo diCaprio is pretty cool, or kind of a douche?

FluterDale: It probably depends on your gender and height to weight ratio.

[quizzical look]

FluterDale: He's only dated Victoria's Secret models for the last decade.

FluterDude: [shrug] Maybe he misunderstood the concept of the catalog? » 7/04/14 1:18pm 7/04/14 1:18pm