Family and What It Means

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I’m writing this as I sit in my father’s car while we make our way down to visit my grandmother who is turning 90 years old. I’ve got music blasting in my ears, a book to read and I’ve been

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Cultural Differences and Victim-Blaming

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I suggest if you don’t want to read about a heavy topic, you go on to a different blog; this is going to be a doozy. We’re talking rape, discussion of rape culture, and also discussion of victim blaming from

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Why What Tina Fey and Amy Pohler Did Is Important

So, as most know, there has been continued press and discussion regarding the emergence of multiple women who accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault and rape. Two weeks ago, as I watched The Golden Globes, I was taken by complete surprise when

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Perspective

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I’m writing this in the morning as I sit on public transit, over an hour late to work. As I was boarding the subway train at one station, another individual was throwing themselves into the path of an arriving train,

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Letting Go and Moving On

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I have found as the years pass that I have become better at letting go–letting go of material things, of people, and relationships that aren’t giving me anything but stress and grief. I have become adept at the continuous reinvention of

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Goals, Plans, and Realties

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As most people do around this time of year, I have been contemplating about the things I want to accomplish and the things I want to experience in the upcoming new year. I have always wanted so much for myself and

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Agency and Assault (Or, Why I Believe Shia LeBeouf)

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If you haven’t heard, Shia LeBeouf has recently opened up and alleged that a woman raped him during one of his #IAMSORRY performances earlier this year. The reason I am writing about it is because I am stunned at how quickly

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