http://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20010320/number-1-cause-of-death-in-pregnant-women-murder After reading the novel, “Men Explain Things to Me”, by Rebecca Solnit which I found funny and sarcastic and yet so truthful and gut wrenching– I was surprised to learn about many things I had not known prior. I am not reserved in my opinions but I also always go by facts and evidence … More Pro Choice or Pro Convenience? 64% of abortions are forced or coerced–usually by male partners or relatives
A woman’s appearance shouldn’t determine her worth in society, but apparently it does and that’s the first thing that people notice. This speech is empowering and definitely resonates. We place more value on a woman’s beauty than on her knowledge, wisdom, intellect, and choices. I hope this is enlightening and empowering for all of … More “My Vagina is Already Vijazzled Enough”
Nothing irks me more than putting your health at risk as well as the health of others and the planet. I’ve come to the conclusion since about four years ago (I was 20) that I wanted to live sustainably and that I didn’t want to contribute to the capitalist society that is this culture in … More Disturbing Eating Habits
“Can I just debunk this fallacy once and for all by stating that fathers that actually SEEK CUSTODY of children get it 50 percent of the time? http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/more-fathers-getting-custody-in-divorce/?_r=0 However, most fathers in divorce cases don’t usually seek custody, and allow the mother to take custody of the kids lol. That’s not the mothers fault at … More Fathers Not Getting Custody?
Featuring Gabriela Schumann and her friend who are beginners and yet seem to nail the sport effortlessly. This is a prelude to my next article about women in Sports and the huge disparity and sexism that goes with it. As a young 24-year-old woman myself, I found that I also want to pursue skate boarding … More Girls Can’t Skate, Right?
When it comes to domestic household duties at home pertaining to a woman, what I want to know is– how is it that so many of our mothers, aunts, and grandmothers who choose to be stay at home or even mothers who work outside the home for long hours end up putting themselves last in … More Something That Needs to be Brought to Light
***The tea farmers above grow organic tea leaves based in China and are in perfect harmony with their environment, living off the land as well as cultivating it. We need to give recognition and proper support to tea farmers everywhere, view their album The Li Family: Tea Farmers.*** I’ve started this regimen almost three years … More Holistic Lifestyles: Tea for your Mind
Gender. Male. Female. What roles are assigned thus? Since the dawn of the ancient Greco-Roman world and the beginning of the Patriarchal dominance over society, men have always been viewed to have been the breadwinners, powerful leaders, executors of action, and free to express their creativity in outlets such as writing, art,music, and theater without … More Gender Roles: Domestic duties, What roles do men and women take on today?
Is Cooking feminist? I will begin by explaining my view point in regards to the feminist aspect of food and in this particular case–vegan smoothies. However, this all ties in together to the larger picture–sexism in the food industry which coincides with a subconsciously reinforced patriarchal society. When people think of smoothies they normally associate … More Feminist View and Commentary on Gender Politics in the Food Industry