Sometimes online trolls will say things that get to us because we actually believe they are true.
Justin Willman has the kind of credibility I didn't know I wanted or needed from a magician. He seems as present with this audiences as he is clever, and his show on Netflix, "Magic for Humans," is an easy recommendation for anyone who wants to feel good things.
For those wanting a crash course on some of my favorite feminist articles and key concepts that have framed my own thinking, two online courses are now available through Colorado State University Online as a non-credit badge program. Together, they are a highly-condensed dive into fundamental pieces from my courses on feminist theory and feminist … Continue reading Introducing Feminist Frameworks – some online modules for your feminist learning!
Many people around me have been so incredibly supportive lately by encouraging me to write more. I can't believe it's been four years since I got a job after grad school, and thus, four years since I've been in the practice of regular, philosophical writing. It's been a good but somewhat confusing space - I … Continue reading Positive Philosophy & Feminist Friendship – My work over the past several years
At eight years old, I read my encyclopedia before bed and some of my favorite television shows were Dateline, Primetime Live, and 20/20. Apparently, I was a precocious child who loved learning about things like how light waves work, as well as shocking tactics predators are using to abduct children in your neighborhood. My sick taste in television also introduced me to … Continue reading Fondue Conversion Therapy and How I Learned to Eat
Solidarity Rally with Planned Parenthood - Fort Collins, CO - February 11, 2017// Photo by Monica Rivera * I'm a proud and avid supporter of Planned Parenthood for the many necessary and safe services they provide. I volunteered a bit for Planned Parenthood while in high school, and they provided me with affordable birth control then … Continue reading Ask Me About My Abortion. Then Ask the People Closest to You.
There's no easy way to get into this post. It's been two years since I've blogged on a consistent basis. Sure, I published a couple of things here and there (...a video of me not-really-telling the story about the time I was raped; a vaguely self-helpish essay about metaphorical seeds we could be planting during times of comfort to aid … Continue reading Maria Bamford Is My Muse Out of This Black Hole