It’s Time To Fight Back Against the Systemic-Historical Violence of Male Governance

Beyonce thinks girls run the world. I like her optimism, but it’s off-base. If women ran the world – if it was really true that we run the fucking world – 3.5 million female children in Turkey wouldn’t be in contractually-arranged rape relationships (child ‘marriage’), and the pregnant girls of Boko Haram wouldn’t have been abducted, impregnated, left alone to fend for themselves, and shamed by their community. We would be fucking safe from rape, from abuse, from misogynist social policies. We wouldn’t be scared for the safety of our children. We would be able to make more and better…

The Misogyny of the Criminal ‘Justice’ System: Law and its Operations as Another form of Male Pattern Violence?

So, even though the title of this post is posed as a question, it is rhetorical. And just to clarify the title a bit before I proceed – when i say ‘Law and its Operations’ i mean the legal system and its representatives (magistrates, judges, prosecutors, police, etc), not law itself as a homogenous ontological thing (although that is certainly debatable in some instances). SO. Ok. As women, we already know what the answer is to the question posed. But, because it is a matter of extreme importance for single mothers – especially those experiencing unfairness and violence in the…

A Coalition of Lionesses

Hi. I’m so glad you’ve found me. Us. Us. I am not alone. You are not alone either. Our singleness does not necessitate the mistakenly oft-obliged pity or social shame. GTFO with that. We have each other. Nobody tells you this though, when you’re pregnant and alone, or raising a small baby and alone, or caring for several children at the same time while working full-time and going to school, or looking back over the years and everything you did and wondering how in the hell you did it – without a partner or much other support. Ladies, I am here to tell…