Society has always placed a lot of pressure on young women. We are judged for every move that we make, whether it’s social, familial, professional, or educational. In fact, for many, it’s hard to go very long without receiving other’s opinions when they’re not asked for.
In case you needed more of a reason to be excited for this week’s episode of Sexpert, I’ll give you another one. On Friday, you’ll have the opportunity to listen to my interview with Abigail Ekue, photographer, (erotica) writer, and NYC extrodinaire. We’ll be discussing her new book – Bare Men.
For a person that doesn’t believe in bipartisanship, I sure do talk about Conservatives and Liberals a lot – but I believe that we should be equally talking about Republicans, Democrats, Independents, in order to be a fully rounded society. Today, I’ll stand up for the Republicans, namely the Trump supporters.
This last week at the Democratic National Convention, comedian Sarah Silverman and former SNL star-gone politician Al Franken paired up to give a short presentation for the delegates. Cracking a few jokes and speaking of their support for both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, the crowd proved hard to please. In fact, for most of the first… Read More You Might as Well Vote for Trump
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been constantly reminded to be less loud, to slump less, to be more courteous, to smile more. I’ve been told to cuss less and present myself better–to do this and do that, in order to create an image for myself that the world sees and deems appropriate. Since I was… Read More I’m Not “Ladylike” and Here’s Why
In case you missed the most recent killing (video here–be warned that it contains violent and graphic content) of a black man by police (or you don’t have a Facebook), police brutality has, once again, taken America by storm. Americans are (as usual) split in two completely different directions: pro-police and anti-police. Though that’s a… Read More Quit Saying “All Lives Matter”
After the June 7th primaries, it’s pretty clear who will be the Democratic Party’s nominee for president this November: Hillary Rodham Clinton. This isn’t set in stone but, after President Obama publicly began endorsing Clinton last week, it’s pretty clear that she’ll be the nominee. The response, for many anti-Hillary Democrats across the nation, has been rage. A… Read More #ImNotWithHer – A Response to the Anti-Hillary Hashtag
The other day I was walking through one of the smaller towns in the collection of small towns in which I live. It was a beautiful afternoon–sunny weather, no rain, just the perfect temperature–and I had been perusing the local boutiques and shops. I was wearing my favorite dress paired with a dress shirt over… Read More A Reaction to the Boy Who Catcalled Me
On average, over 37% of girls aged 15-19 will become pregnant; 77% of these pregnancies are unplanned. With nearly 40% of young women becoming unexpectedly pregnant during some of the hardest years of their lives, it’s surprising just how much shame and ridicule they receive from society–a society that tells them that sex is bad,… Read More Stop Shaming Pregnant Teens
Hollywood is remaking a movie, but this time they’re replacing an original all-male lead with women. Ghostbusters, orginally brought to us with stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, is being rereleased this July with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Hollywood is claiming to be tapping into their “feminist” side,… Read More Here’s Why the New Ghostbusters is NOT a Feminist Revamp