Sometimes, when I’m walking down the street, the blessing of where I get to do life really strikes me. I’m struggling right now — but I get to struggle here.
When are we going to treat everyone equally in our own damn country?
Everything is impermanent and happiness comes from within.
Granny panties as a trend.
I cannot shake it off and I think it’s something people need to consider when looking at Caitlyn Jenner.
You’ve had a debate about the Oxford comma and think Vampire Weekend’s song about it is “frivolous.”
A camera gathers up a perceptive event in its entirety. It’s gloriously stupid, or generous, like that.
One of my contributions focused on sexism in academia, particularly the way in which distinguished women academics face increased scrutiny of their appearance. On multiple occasions not only my colleagues, but my students have felt it appropriate to discuss how I look. The entitlement that men feel to comment on my appearance goes beyond the pale of simple “compliments”.
“Respect is earned, not demanded.” This statement is so ignorant of the history of the oppression of women that I have difficulty processing it.
This woman that I was on a date with pulled no punches, showed no optimism or hope. “I don’t know if I can date a white man,” she said.