There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us. — James Truslow Adams My mother attended a funeral recently for a long-standing member of the church in which I grew … Continue reading Kobe, King, Cosby: If You Live Long Enough, You Too Will Have a Complicated Legacy
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
Like Terry Crews, reading about Harvey Weinstein makes my stomach turn.
It makes my stomach turn because Harvey Weinstein is a royal piece of sh*t and I have absolutely no sympathy for his fall from grace (like none. Whatsoever.). It makes my stomach turn because of the abject perversity of using one’s power and influence to coerce women into sex. But the real reason these allegations make my stomach turn is because it happened to me. Continue reading #MeToo: Harvey Weinstein, the Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment, and Why Women, Like Myself, Sometimes Choose to Remain Silent