The #MeToo Movement Matters, So Does Your Reaction To It

I hope you feel uncomfortable, uneasy, and understandably upset while reading this. Super uncomfortable, even. Uncomfortable enough to want to click away to something more jaunty, more on-the-surface. Less laden with hurt, and less truth-filled. But, fight the discomfort. Keep reading. Why? Because I want you to change, even in the smallest way. I want …

Feminism today

I was raised by a feminist. Not a rip-snorting, bra-burning, man-hating feminist. But a woman far beyond her time who instilled feminist ideas and ideals upon my younger brother and me. This meant that, from day one, we both were certain in knowing that girls and boys were born with the same amount of rights …