I spent a little over five years living in Nevada, the only jurisdiction in the United States where prostitution is legal. Out of Nevada’s 16 counties, 10 counties permit brothel prostitution but only eight have active brothels. There are 21 active brothels in Nevada and yes, I have actually been inside of one. Let me … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What is sex work and why should feminists care about it?
My current poet obsession is Rupi Kaur, a world-renowned best-selling author/illustrator. Her two poetry collections are FIRE. I share a few of my favorites below. I don’t want to talk about the impossible beauty standards we impose on ourselves and each other. I don’t want to discuss the contrived concept of beauty that changes with … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What makes a woman beautiful?
Learning about the Puerto Rican pill trials had me so vexed the I took a couple of nights off from my women’s history deep dive. During my break, Atlanta turned the warm weather back on which gave me all the impetus I needed to take my boys to the zoo on Saturday and enjoy symphonic … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Why and how were the Soviets poised to take the lead on international feminism?