I once lived in Los Angeles but I never quite felt like a resident there. I always felt as if my time there would be temporary, fleeting—as if I was supposed to have certain experiences and then move on. Those experiences included attending the occasional church service at First African Methodist Episcopalian Church, commonly known … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Do Black female lives matter?
As I was wondering what to write today, I thought of the history of the word “hysterical.” I found this little gem of a read which annoyed me as much as it amused me. Seriously?!? Roving uterus theory?!? Okay. Then I saw this article about the increasingly disappearing availability of maternal healthcare in rural Georgia. … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Who were Elizabeth Blackwell and Rebecca Lee Crumpler?
I like to think that as I’ve grown and had more life experience I’ve also gotten smarter. Perhaps that’s debatable. I do know I’ve changed my mind on many issues, and I do sincerely believe those changes have been positive. Growing up in the church, I was taught that homosexuality was an abomination and all … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Why is there a rift between the feminist and trans movements?