My Abortion Story: Part I

It's been some months now that I've had abortion on the forefront of my mind. I've wanted to write a post about abortion, I still want to write about it, and there's more to say, more to think about, and more to engage with every week as states across the country keep working in creative … Continue reading My Abortion Story: Part I

Thinking the Unknown

I'm currently writing my first book under the working title, Thinking the Unknown, which exposes how an epistemology of ignorance shapes what we think we know about sex, gender, and sexuality. The concept of an epistemology of ignorance is obviously very important to my philosophy (I mean, I did one of my most popular videos on it … Continue reading Thinking the Unknown

Confessions of a White Feminist: The All-Lady Jury Was Right (and That Totally Sucks)

Thanks to social media I heard about Zimmerman's acquittal within minutes of it happening, and just a few minutes later, after sharing the news with a friend, I told him, "I'm not going to write about this." On one hand, I hadn't been following the trial closely enough to thoughtfully comment on the verdict alone. … Continue reading Confessions of a White Feminist: The All-Lady Jury Was Right (and That Totally Sucks)

Democracy and the Moral Majority: Why Third Graders Know Better

We love democracy. As a nation we emphatically declare the importance of granting power to the people and even promote the international spread of democracy as one of our nation's greatest missions. But I'm not convinced it's really all that great of thing. In fact, when it comes to moral and political matters of right … Continue reading Democracy and the Moral Majority: Why Third Graders Know Better