Hillary And Relatable Sexism

If you’d asked me a year ago whether or not I would vote for Hillary Clinton because she was a woman, I would have said no. I didn’t vote for her in 2008. It’s not that I thought she was a bad candidate, it was that I thought Obama was better. And, a year ago, … [Read more…]

I Am Mad

I read this article in the Guardian a few days ago but it has taken me awhile to put my finger on exactly why it bothered me so much. The woman in question tolerates her husband cheating on her for 35 years, including fucking her best friend in their child’s bedroom on the day of … [Read more…]

Conditional Love

First, it was this adorable article about America’s longest married couple. Then it was an article on parenting advice. I’ve seen it before. The claim of unconditional love. Look, human beings, for good reason, don’t love each other unconditionally. Your parents don’t love you unconditionally. You don’t love your kids unconditionally. You damn sure don’t … [Read more…]