One of my favorite TV shows growing up was Ghostwriter. No, I didn't misspell that. I'm not referring to the flaming skeleton-head Marvel comic book character. Read more [...]
I once wanted Barbie hair. I was seven. Years later - in light of the #unapologetic campaign - I wonder why. Read more [...]
Like much of the Internet, I was among the many who were rather confused and taken-aback by Miley Cyrus' performance on the 2013 VMAs. Lacking cable, I saw it roll out in articles and gifs before I saw the video clip from MTV, but it was nonetheless still pretty shocking. However, there's a difference between "shock factor" and being "bothered" by the imagery. You can have plenty of shock factor - "I can't unsee/unknow this!" - and not be bothered at all really. While I didn't care for the Read more [...]
I write this as Lee Thompson Young gifs have taken over my Tumblr dashboard. If you haven't been in the social media loop, he died from an apparently self-inflicted gun shot wound. Rest in Peace to Lee Thompson Young; he was twenty-nine. Read more [...]
I posted this quote on my Facebook from the Texas State Affairs Hearing on HB 2:
"Tell me, where does pro-life stop and start? Does pro-life stop when a child is born?"
-Rep. Sylvester Turner
I don't think there are simple answers to either side of the situation, but I think it's important to move the discussion of life beyond a child being carried to term. By posing this question, Rep. Turner is presenting and highlighting the rhethorical and real-life complexities related to the decision Read more [...]