A Feminist on Sexuality: It’s Not Trump, It’s Culture

Some of my favorite things about being a woman are the very things that bring me the most grief for being a woman. There is nothing more empowering than being a sexy, sexual, full-of-feminine spirit type of woman; a woman who is confident in her body and mind and knows how to accentuate the most … Continue reading A Feminist on Sexuality: It’s Not Trump, It’s Culture

A Lady’s History

Bits and pieces of essays that I have written over the years... There is something very mysterious about a woman’s past. It really does not matter who the woman is--princess or prostitute, the chances of her having some scandal lurking in the shadows of years left behind are high--higher than you will think at first … Continue reading A Lady’s History

Accidental Sexist?

Some people are very offended by the new song, “Accidental Racist” by Brad Paisley with guest singing/rapping by LL Cool J. Why are they offended? Well, they say the song is actually racist (Gawker), or they say that it misses the point of race identity and racism (Slate). People are horrified! Why would LL Cool … Continue reading Accidental Sexist?

Why Does Cosmo Exist?

So I’ve been having a little online “discussion” in the comment thread for one of The Atlantic online articles. The article is called, “Women’s Magazines Objectify Women as Much as Men’s Magazines Do.” Interesting, right? Setting aside the fact that I think the article is poorly written (who is this Noah Berlatsky?), and I think … Continue reading Why Does Cosmo Exist?

Zero Dark Thirty: Girl Power

Wow, have you seen this movie? Incredible. Before I get into anything here, let’s step out of our partisan shoes for one blog post. I do not want to get into a political discussion over truth vs. fiction in the film. This post is not about Obama; Bush; the CIA; water boarding; harsh interrogation techniques; … Continue reading Zero Dark Thirty: Girl Power