Part II of my permanent sterilization post series. 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 … Continue reading My hysterectomy surgery: Finding a surgeon
I have touched on this topic in previous posts; that is, my stance on feminism, and the never-ending confusion that ensues. My opinions and ideals for feminism are like a roller coaster at times. Since my last fem posts, I have learned much about feminism and post-feminism, which has enlightened me further on my stances … Continue reading Feminism: It’s time to take some self-responsibility
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 Identifying as a Feminist
Should a woman have just as much of a right, just as much opportunity as man in this 2017 society; for work, for pay, damn right. Should women get those things, based only on the fact that she is a woman? I do not believe so. If it is to be a true, equal society … Continue reading Integration of Women in Combat Roles, US Military: A Step Backward?
It's 2017. My favorite response to someone’s outdated way of thinking; racism, sexism, objectification and other such topics, is to reference the actual year we live in. “Jesus dude, it’s 2017.” We have all done this, right? It is a statement to represent the passing of time. Usually in reference to the ‘big events’ where … Continue reading It is 2017: Outdated Gender Norms