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Pocket-Sized Feminism

The only other girl at the partyis ranting about feminism.The audience: a sea of rape jokes and snapbacksand styrofoam cups and me.They gawk at her mouth like it is a drainclogged with too many opinions.I shoot her an empathetic glanceand … Continue reading

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You Can’t Rip the Skin Off the Snake

This is the work.I get on the mat.I relearn my body as my home.I accept that this is a long ass process. It takes the time it takes.I stare down the snakes.I shed my old skin.I shed my old self.I … Continue reading

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Done Leaning In

I Got Told What To Call This Poem By My Male Colleague This poem is for all the menWho have sacrificed their timeTo explain my research to me.In train stations and hallwaysAt 1am drunk at a partyAnd over bad coffee … Continue reading

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Vanity

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Normalization of Deviance

That’s an element everyone building anything should consider: Your system not breaking doesn’t mean it works and is a solid design. It might just mean you’ve gotten lucky, a lot, in a row. https://foone.wordpress.com/2019/02/14/normalization-of-deviance/https://www.metafilter.com/179830/Normalization-of-Deviance

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The City That Ended Hunger

An excerpt from the article: Belo, a city of 2.5 million people, once had 11 percent of its population living in absolute poverty, and almost 20 percent of its children going hungry. Then in 1993, a newly elected administration declared … Continue reading

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A feminist secretary of state

Oh Hilary, you are amazing. *love* Thanks to Shakesville for the video.

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Givin’ me shivers

I’ve been reading some posts at Greta Christina’s blog, most notably Atheists and Anger, and all I can say is yes. I’ve bounced around to a few different links from her posts and came across this quote: “I am aware … Continue reading

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History Was Made Tonight

History is made every second of every day, but usually those moments are filled with useless trivia or bits that are only important to small amounts of people. Tonight, Barack Hussein Obama was announced as the president-elect of the United … Continue reading

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Pranked!

Palin is just so embarrassing, I cannot believe that she has supporters. A Canadian comedy duo called The Masked Avengers from CKOI 96.9 FM in Montreal, Quebec pranked Sarah Palin, convincing her (and her team) they were receiving a call … Continue reading

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