Part two of my interview with dancer Christianna. In this part, Christianna delves in to the social stigma of stripping, clients who take things too far, the power of social media, and the like.Read More
From tips on how to enter the dancing industry to dealing with social stigma to making mad money and and so much more, Christianna shares the ins and outs of an occupation demonized and misunderstood. Check out what she has to say about working as a stripper.Read More
“Empowerment” is a strong word with a heavy burden. It carries years of history in its syllables, from feminism to theology to the Black Power movement to Gandhism. How am I supposed to wrangle a large concept and form it in to a simple explanation of 1000 words or less? I can't. Instead, I am going to give you the best possible introduction I can muster—a heartfelt definition.Read More
Three generations is a simple concept: I ask three individuals from different generations to offer advice or statements based off one question. Each statement must be short–at most a paragraph.
This month I asked one girl and two women, "What empowers you?"Read More
I forget about the strength, joy, challenges, and power of parenthood all the time. What kind of feminist am I if I ignore a crucial side of reproductive justice–the right to have and raise children!
I was stupefied by my ignorance. Of course I wanted to share a piece from a mother and/or about motherhood! One woman came to mind: Annabelle Fern. Fern a talented writer, who documents her life and motherhood on her blog, has allowed me to share one of her writings, "Song of the Sea," with you all. I hope you enjoy this piece as much as I do.Read More