Filtering Pop Culture Through The Lens Of Feminism

The Onion, a while ago, nailed it on the head. “Saying that she just wanted a little time to relax and “not even think about” confining gender stereotypes, local health care industry consultant Natalie Jenkins reportedly took a 30-minute break from being a feminist last night to kick back and enjoy a television program.” If … [Read more…]

So, I Guess I Am Not A Woman Either?

I’ve been seeing this tripe floating around on Facebook over the last few days. Let’s break this down. “I’ve heard you say you “identify as a woman”. But I find that highly unlikely and insulting.” I don’t think it’s unlikely that Caitlyn Jenner identifies herself as a woman, since she’s said as much actually herself. … [Read more…]

A Paradigm Shift In Your Reality

Human beings aren’t great at change. For most of human history, actually, changed moved a glacial pace. Human beings used stone for 4,000 years before they started making metals. It took another 2,500 thousand to move from bronze to iron. Compare that to the pace of change just in the previous 100 years. 1914 saw … [Read more…]