Pregnant with my first child, a daughter, it occurs me that I'm lost on what to tell her about rape. Before we found out the sex of our child, I must have been presuming it to be a male, and I had so much to say: I looked at raising a male child as a very feminist responsibility for us. He would enter the world with…
So, being pregnant? Is pretty cool. The first few months suck, then you feel better and you see this cool little person inside you and you celebrate everything with your partner. You both get super lovey with each other and you can really enjoy food in a way you may not have before. Fun and joy! Except for when you…
And ... GO. What have you been asked (or told) that was just so fucking eye rollingly stupid that you wanted to punch them in their genitals (male or female) and send them back to high school biology?
And before you say, "A drink or two won't hurt," look, I'm down to ride that clown, but not 'til after the first trimester. We're still in hardcore brain development right now.
An assistant director in the office of Institutional Diversity sent this email to all faculty and staff at Western Kentucky University today:
To begin, let me say this: my coworker is, so far as I can tell, a genuinely nice person. And a smart one, too. It was be fair to say that he's eccentric as well. But we align closely on a lot of things and need to work together. The issue is that I cannot look at him during a conversation without becoming physically…
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I see a big fucking issue with the first episode (and general premise) of Orange is the New Black. Now, I've only watched the first episode, and I'd need to be convinced this isn't the case before I have any interest in watching more.
Sometimes my hubs is like, "Why do you stay Facebook friends will all those people from high school?" Luckily, if I just let the divine powers speak for me, they offer up answers like this:
Before we started trying this nonsense, I thought, HEY, NO BIG. We'll sex it up for a week, then have some more sex while we wait for a couple of weeks. And if my period comes? BOOZE AND SUSHI! And if it doesn't? HIGH FIVES! WE DID IT!