Stupid Question of the Week and My Answer: “In the Wake of Weinstein, Men Ask If Hugging Is Still Okay.”

This is just about the stupidest article I have read all week: Is hugging still okay? In the wake of Weinstein sexual assault accusations, men ask: What is acceptable to women and society now? Sigh. Not today Satan.  Not today. So apparently there are men who are now suddenly wondering how to respectfully treat another … Continue reading Stupid Question of the Week and My Answer: “In the Wake of Weinstein, Men Ask If Hugging Is Still Okay.”

I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…

I asked ten men about being single, and here’s what they said… Well, the title is a little bit of a teaser, and a little misleading. What really happened is that I asked ten male friends about why women always dominate the conversation around singleness or singlehood.  We always seem to be the ones who … Continue reading I Asked Ten Male Friends About Being Single, and Here’s What They Said…

New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

“Still more research finds that fat women earn less than their thinner peers, but the same can’t be said for fat men.” Source: New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane Continue reading New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)

Inspired by Josephine Elia, Amy Lee Sheppard Ratsara, and Sikhu, I had begun to write this piece a day before Wednesday’s vote on women’s ordination.  But after Wednesday’s vote, I felt it all the more necessary to affirm that it is still okay to be proud to be a Seventh-day Adventist.  There still is cause … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Seventh-day Adventist (Despite A Very Disappointing Vote on Women’s Ordination)

“What is the Meaning of a Woman?”: Rape Culture and the Mind of a Rapist

*Trigger Warning* The following piece contains graphic descriptions about sexual assault which may be triggering to survivors. “Many people grow up thinking girls are less important than boys.  And because she is less important, you can do whatever you like with her.” – Sheila Dixit, Delhi Chief Minister (1998-2013), in her explanation for the prevalence of rape … Continue reading “What is the Meaning of a Woman?”: Rape Culture and the Mind of a Rapist