Generation Skank: The Lack of Values in Intersectional Feminism

First things first, I’ll explain my usage of the term “whore.” I do not call or consider escorts, sex-workers, adult film actors, exotic dancers, prostitutes, etc., “whores.” These are women working an honest profession that is misunderstood, often dangerous, and demonized. Personally, I think prostitution, just like drugs, should be legal so it can be […]

U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate & Systemic Misogyny

The New York TimesĀ asks the question best: “How is it that the United States, a country with some of the most cutting-edge medical treatments, has some of the worst maternal mortality rates in the developed world?” And to shut down the misogynist’s excuse that the United States’ maternal mortality rate is simply endemic to our […]

…and the Great Smoky Mountains brunt.

Last year was a nasty booger of a year for too many. For me, one tragedy was the burning of my home state, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains. I spent a large portion of my childhood in the foothills of the park – Knoxville, Tennessee. Seeing the damage done to Chimney Tops, one of […]