“Does Jesus Care About My Vagina?”: A Response to “I’m a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex”

Update: To see the author (Candice Benbow)’s response to my response, click here. One thing that I appreciate about my friendship with Jonathan is our ability to talk to one another about anything and everything – including our sex lives (or lack thereof) without shame or judgment.  But we don’t just talk about our lives … Continue reading “Does Jesus Care About My Vagina?”: A Response to “I’m a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex”

#PCOS and #Hashimoto ‘s Diaries: Medication and Supplementation

Sooo… supplementation and medication and PCOS and Hashimoto’s… What can I say? I take a lot of stuff each day in the hopes that I can 1) get my period to return (come back!!!) and ovulate normally and regularly 2) sensitize my cells to insulin, which will help with blood sugar regulation and weight loss … Continue reading #PCOS and #Hashimoto ‘s Diaries: Medication and Supplementation

Just Because You’re Famous Does Not Mean You’re Rich: On Geoffrey Owens and Honest Work #LabourDay #LaborDay

It’s Labour Day and I want to talk about work.  I want to talk about a famous celebrity from the Cosby Show who was recently spotted working at Trader Joe’s. I want to talk about honest work and doing work that you love and trying to balance that with doing work that pays the bills, … Continue reading Just Because You’re Famous Does Not Mean You’re Rich: On Geoffrey Owens and Honest Work #LabourDay #LaborDay

On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye.  That’s what’s bothering me.  But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

#ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

*Spoiler Alert* (also, get with the program and watch this show in real-time like the rest of us, lol.) The episode began and ended with cunnilingus. *nods in approval* (How many times can you say THAT about a show?) After receiving some blow back over the infamous blow job of last season (see here), Insecure … Continue reading #ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp