Marshallese “Adoptions” = Newborn Trafficking

Earlier this year, Mirah Riben via Huffington Post, brought Kimberly Rossler’s nightmare story of a forced adoption to the attention of the international public. The ugly practice of manipulative “pre-birth contracts” is now exposed. Hopefully, Alabama agencies, especially Adoption Rocks, will soon have their doors permanently closed for the violation of human rights that is […]

“That shit friend…”

The shit friend/lap around friend syndrome: “What did I call it… the lap-around? That’s that shit friend you really hate. But you have this thing… it’s not even really by choice. They just lap-around every so often, and they give you a shit storm, and then you have to deal with it. They ruin your […]

The Trauma of Adoption

“If war is man’s inhumanity to man, then adoption is woman’s inhumanity to woman.” ~Celeste Billhartz Everybody wants a puppy. Everybody wants a kitten. Everybody wants a newborn. And this superficial sentiment is exactly why newborn adoption, specifically, should be illegal. Just because you want something doesn’t mean you deserve it, or you’re owed it. […]

The Further Dehumanization of Women: Women in the Military

Biology, that is science and nature, are not egalitarian. Nature isn’t concerned with being fair. If nature was fair, women wouldn’t be the only ones having periods and birthing babies. Because our very nature isn’t necessarily fair, we need and deserve to be respected for everything our bodies do. Women have specific needs due to […]

The Clashing of “Intersectionalism” with Feminism & Human Rights

The last couple years witnessed the rise of feminism as a pop culture phenomenon. Initially, I felt this finally a societal way to reclaim a much needed global movement from the hands of hairy arm-pitted man-women. As my husband pointed out to me, when someone says the word “feminist” it’s not ladies like me or […]

In Defense of Sam Harris & Richard Dawkins

I’ve come into the world of New Atheism by marriage and happenstance. Almost seven years ago, I met my other half, my hubs. As I’ve written, and spoken about on podcasts, I became an atheist while researching atheism to defend my husband from the toxic group of people that I eventually had to report to […]