Permanent Sterilization: Part II

  As I’ve stated in part I of this post series, having children is something I do not ever wish to do. I have made it 27 years and have not swayed from this decision. So, why deal with the stresses of menstruation, monstrous cramps, bloating, tampons and birth control for the remainder of my... Continue Reading →

I Am an Atheist

I am an atheist. I do not believe in a higher being or power. I believe in evolution, I believe in the natural sciences, and I believe that things we cannot explain are awaiting advancements in science to be explained. Or, maybe we will never be advanced enough because the human mind cannot compensate for... Continue Reading →

Protests for DACA

Yesterday, I attended the Immigrant Walkout for DACA protest organized by the New Mexico Dream Team. I attended two separate events, one on the campus of University of New Mexico, and the other in the Albuquerque Down Town Civic Plaza. I reported on both events for my campus paper. When I report I must keep... Continue Reading →

Women’s Oppression: Across the Globe

Disclaimer: this post contains information that may be concerning to those sensitive to the topics of genital mutilation. Something I have been deeply moved by since I first picked up a book and read into the subject is the oppression of women worldwide. Specifically, countries like India where a caste system society is very much... Continue Reading →

Permanent Sterilization

I decided long ago that having a child is just not something I wish to do. I have not wavered from this choice. I have never received so much unwarranted judgement for a seriously personal decision. It is fascinating how people seem to take this news. Like that it in any way, shape, or form,... Continue Reading →

Identifying as a Feminist

I have had trouble identifying or truly understanding where I, my thoughts, my principles and values fall in line with others. Fundamentally, it is not important to me to have a label. But, I am a human being, I crave social acceptance, and social identity. That’s why we group. We find others that connect with... Continue Reading →

Embracing Change: A Personal Evolution

They say, ‘people never change’. Who are they? Because that is the biggest load of B.S. I have ever heard. Are you the same person you were at age 15? Age 21? If so, yikes... I look back at myself, my character, my decisions and choices, and it’s like looking at someone else entirely. Another... Continue Reading →

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