Monday, September 26, 2016

Choosing Love in Politics and Life

 Well, I thought my first post for We Are the Real Deal, one of my favorite sites, would be about healthy relationships or self-empowerment but it turns out something kind of amazing has happened: someone has announced a political campaign based on love and dignity and I want to celebrate that with you today. Marianne […]

“Rape is not a recreational activity.”

The quote in the title comes from Ohio’s attorney general, Mike DeWine, and my new hero.  He’s referring to the Steubenville horror where two athletes raped a 16 year old girl who was so drunk she didn’t know she was raped  until she saw pictures and verbal descriptions in the social media posted by at […]

I Rise.

As I contemplate my present life and where my life will lead next, I repeatedly return to the idea of reclamation. Body reclamation. For me, reclaiming my body coincides with reclaiming my life. Reclaiming my body – in a myriad of ways – continues to be the single most important commitment I make each day as […]

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