We collectively and unconsciously created him and now we blame him for our sins.
When you honk at me, or yell at me from your car, and I turn to look at you, the look you see in my eyes is not one filled with desire. It’s one filled with fear.
The Pulse shooting was not a function of Islam, or fundamentalism, or terrorism.
I am thankful to be an American, where liberty is not a delusion but is dynamic and democratically defined. But as a female millennial in today’s day and age, I may be thankful but I am not proud to be an American.
They’re misogynists and racists in the worse way.
Was it my ragged four-year-old Chuck Taylor’s that made you exclaim “Hey beautiful!” as I walked by? Or was it my sweater that was two sizes too large that urged you to give me the pet name “Baby Cakes”?
On a moral level, you hate what you’re hearing. But…
If you believe that even though you haven’t experienced sexism or oppression, it’s still not okay for other people to experience sexism or oppression, then you’re a feminist.
It wasn’t dark out. The sun was shining, the roads were busy, and I needed to get inside of my apartment. I didn’t feel that I was in physical danger, but the pit in my stomach ruined the prospect of ice cream.
I’m sorry that when things like this happen the immediate response, from both your diehard fans and others, is usually an overwhelming, “Can’t wait to hear your new music!”