This is the best thing ever. Also, I took a BuzzFeed quiz, "Which West Wing Character are you?" which you can take here. And I got (drum roll please) the ever so lovable cutie pie, President Bartlett's Deputy Chief of Staff, Josh Lyman! Here's what the results say: You’re as charming as you are clever [...]
Disclaimer: These beliefs are mine and mine alone. I cannot speak for any elected official I have worked for, do work for, or will work for in the future. Unless of course the politician I work for is... Myself. In working on this post, I came across this quiz. I took it and was not [...]
Here it is, the most fantastic thing I've found today. It's an interview with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Nancy Pelosi. They're having lunch together, and it is fantastic. Read it here. Shout out to my friend Aditi for sending me the link!
I need to take a moment here to talk about the Men’s Rights Movement, because there seems to be some confusion. Actually, there seems to be a whole lot of confusion.
Over the past little while, I’ve had a number of people challenge me on calling out men’s rights activists (hereafter referred to as MRAs). “But men are oppressed too,” people say. “Feminism is sexist, and it teaches men that masculinity is wrong.” “Straight, white men aren’t allowed to be proud of themselves anymore.” “If you believe in equality, then you should want men to have the same type of activism as women.” “Everyone is entitled to their opinion.”
First of all, yes, everyone is entitled to their opinion. But let’s not pretend that all opinions are created equal – some are based on fact, and some are total bullshit. Like, I could tell you that I believe that vaccines…
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I've heard it all before. I must hate men, I'm a "feminazi" (a term I despise), and that of course I must be a lesbian. None of these are true. I generally love all people, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, and there are quite a few men in my life that I absolutely adore. I [...]