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What’s in a Word: ‘You’re Such a Little Girl’

Good Lord I hate that phrase, and it’s partner ‘stop being such a girl.’  Here’s why: 1. What is wrong with being a girl?? I was a girl once, even a little girl, and I remember it being awesome.  There … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word: ‘Silence is Complicit’

I named this blog back in February of 2010, with the goal of having it be a place for conversation about gender, politics, and race.  I remember naming it after reading Audre Lorde, and could swear the name came from … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew and the Case of the Old Books

A visit to the local used bookstore this past weekend got me all excited about books.  Children’s books, specifically.  When I tore myself away from the huge mystery section, I found myself in the children’s section. I scanned the shelves … Continue reading

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What do we lose when it’s economy vs ideology?

I was reading an article this morning about how ‘greenies’ span all income brackets, and that being green was about reducing costs.   It got me thinking: when we reduce the green movement to how to save money, what do we … Continue reading

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The Destructive Potential of Words

I’ve finally found a church home in the area (after two years of looking for a place).  The sermon last night was on James Chapter 3 — a passage about the impact that words have and the importance of watching … Continue reading

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Liberals vs Conservatives

There is a difference between those that identify themselves as liberals and those that identify themselves as conservatives.  Mainly, that one identifies as liberal and the other as conservative.  We spend so much time splitting people down an imaginary line … Continue reading

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Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon: Feminist Fail

In my partner and I’s Summer of Superhero, Transformers 3 was going to be a bright spot (if you haven’t caught on by now, I’m a huge action/superhero movie fan).  Filmed with 3D cameras, T3 was the first 3D movie … Continue reading

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