(today's post title brought to you by the awesome Sojourner Truth) There are so many discussions taking place right now that will ultimately impact the way women can exist in the world: In Virginia, the Senate voted to ratify the Equal Rights Act (that's right, the Virginia Senate is just now, in 2012, getting around… Continue reading for fear we will take too much
Last night I went with Donna and two friends to see a burlesque show. It was a great event, featuring the Peek-A-Boo Revue, a neo-burlesque troupe from Philly, at the Trocadero. I had never been to one before and so had only a vague idea of what to expect. The MCs of the evening (there… Continue reading peek-a-boo
I took a long, long break from reading feminist blogs. It hurt a lot to read them every day, so much so that there were days I felt like I couldn't get out of bed. The world is just so incredibly broken. But then today I had a frustrating conversation with a coworker about what… Continue reading hey girl.
This summer Jacob spent two weeks at the summer camp I used to go to as a child. The first week was an overnight camp, which he approached with a positive attitude and only a little trepidation. At the end of the week he was tick-free and playing it cool, though his counselors tipped me… Continue reading same as it ever was
kindness: (n) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic My acupuncturist (who is also a dear friend) is a good person. I mean that in the truest sense: she is good in all ways, always striving to be considerate of and generous toward other people. But too, she knows how to… Continue reading on kindness
I found out some startling news yesterday about someone I knew 20 years ago. It's startling enough that it has occupied my mind for 24+ hours, even taking up space in my dreams. I don't know how to talk about it. I don't think it's my right to talk about it. But mostly I don't… Continue reading is that all there is
Dear President Obama, Thanks for keeping your promise about DADT. I'm done being mad at you now. Hugsnkisses, Rachel p.s. - you look so happy to be signing this law today, and that makes me happy. you're awesome.