Hysterectomy Part I: finding a surgeon

Having children is something I do not ever wish to do. I have made it 27 years and have not swayed from this decision. So, why deal with the stresses of menstruation, monstrous cramps, bloating, tampons and birth control for the remainder of my childbearing years? I cant find a good reason to put up…

Feminism: It’s time to take some self-responsibility

I have touched on this topic in previous posts; that is, my stance on feminism, and the never-ending confusion that ensues. My opinions and ideals for feminism are like a roller coaster at times. Since my last fem posts, I have learned much about feminism and post-feminism, which has enlightened me further on my stances…

Identifying as a Feminist

I have had trouble identifying or truly understanding where I, my thoughts, my principles fall in line with others. Fundamentally, it is not important to me to have a label. But, I am a human being, I crave social acceptance, and social group. We find others that connect with our ideals. We group to have…

It is 2017: Outdated Gender Norms

It’s 2017. My favorite response to someone’s outdated way of thinking; racism, sexism, objectification and other such topics, is to reference the actual year we live in. “Jesus dude, it’s 2017.” We have all done this, right? It is a statement to represent the passing of time. Usually in reference to the ‘big events’ where…