Women’s History Month: What is International Women’s Day really about?

A couple of years ago on March 8th, I remember scrolling through my various social media pages and feeling extremely ignorant. Everybody was posting these sweet and empowering messages about women and International Women’s Day and I was like…when the hell did this become such a big thing? Now don’t get me wrong. I am … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What is International Women’s Day really about?

Women’s History Month: What’s the haps on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)?

I was three years old when I learned that my gender was a liability. I received this special education on the playground while attempting to play with three little boys, one of them named Tom. I’d played with Tom many times before. On the swings. On the slide. Building cities in the sandbox. Though Tom … Continue reading Women’s History Month: What’s the haps on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)?

Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Florynce Kennedy

In today’s political and social climate, it is vitally important that we remember Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000), a woman who epitomized intersectional activism particularly during the 60s and 70s to stand up for civil rights, feminism and gay rights. A brilliant and fiercely outspoken attorney and organizer, Ms. Kennedy was never afraid to take on huge … Continue reading Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Florynce Kennedy