Feminism = Common Sense

First, I want to acknowledge the fact that yes, I am telling this story from atop my political soapbox, and yes, I am fully aware that you may disagree with some of the points made. That is the inherit beauty of free will, isn’t it? I cannot think of feminism without taking a cold hardContinue reading “Feminism = Common Sense”

Fury and Joy: Feminism at the Kitchen Table

Part of me wants to write about my own upbringing. I am the daughter of a single, Puerto Rican mother who should have divorced her husband (my father) sooner and who never made me feel like being visibly of African descent could lead to shame. How? She gloried over my kinky hair, the way theContinue reading “Fury and Joy: Feminism at the Kitchen Table”