Chivalry ≠ Respect

Respect is a term and concept my mother drilled into my head when I was younger. Now, to be fair to my mother, she is one of those constructive parents that helped forge me into a well-rounded adult. Before she dropped my sister and me off at a friend’s house, she would have us look at... Continue Reading →

Death Threats on a Thursday

About a month ago, I added a contact section to my website. It helped facilitate continuing discussion on articles I published, but also made the home bar look complete. I know the latter is not the best reason to include something on a webpage, but when combined with the former it made sense enough. Ever... Continue Reading →

A Question of Agency

It has been a month or so since I penned my XOJane article, “Street Harassment Forced Me to Stop Playing Pokémon Go.” I consider it to be a successful article- not because everyone agreed with it (they didn’t), but because it spurred a conversation that I had dabbled with in the past but never really... Continue Reading →

#StateofWomen

When I first saw the link for nominations to attend the inaugural White House Summit on the United State of Women, I was intrigued. This was something that fell right into the cross-section of my interests: politics, feminism, and The White House. So I opened the link in a new tab and continued down my... Continue Reading →

Dear Governor Hutchinson

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has surprised me throughout his term with some of his legislative decisions, in both positive and negative ways. Arkansas state Senator Jason Rapert, however, has stayed true to form and only ever surprises me when he is threatening someone with a weapon on Twitter. Today Senator Rapert shared a letter he received... Continue Reading →

Is it Worth it?

It is usually after a more heated discussion on a political or social issue that I find myself asking, “Is it worth it?” Not speaking up in a general sense- I realize that is important. But sometimes I question whether or not the challenge is worthwhile, especially since all these challenges seem to lead to... Continue Reading →

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