Mansplaining Manspreading

Dear men: we, women, are aware that you have balls. We know that you probably like to sit with your legs spread so you don’t smash them. We, however, don’t care, when you are on public transportation, or anyplace else in public where personal space is at a premium. Please look at this real thing…

Today In Womanhood

Today, I started an interesting conversation with the people I know online. It’s about the ways privilege affects men’s lives. But that’s not what I want to talk about. What I want to talk about is how even while having this conversation, I still had to be a woman.

How Did This Happen?

My story isn’t unique, nor is it the only way people end up living on the edge of society. We get here a million different ways on a million different days and all of us are looked at as the leeches of the “hard working middle class.” No one brings up the billionaires of the world though. They earned every penny all by themselves. Just ask them they’ll tell you… but that’s another story for another time.

Brad’s Wife and Cracker Barrel

Thanks to a friend on Facebook I just learned of the amazing internet drama surrounding Cracker Barrel firing the wife of a guy named Brad. Apparently Brad decided to ask Cracker Barrel on their Facebook page why they fired his wife. Rather than, I don’t know, asking his wife, or, say, her manager at the…

When People Bring Knives to a Gun Fight (on Twitter)

Let me start this post off right: trans women are women. The end. OK, now that we’ve established that, I’m going to explain a few other things you may or may not be familiar with. The first is intersectionality (wikipedia). From a USA Today article, here is a good synopsis: If feminism is advocating for women’s rights…

Texas Continues to (Attempt to) Destroy Modern Society

Hi, good afternoon. First, I must apologize because I know you have surely been missing my rage posts here. I’ve been saving all my rage for the podcast over the last couple of weeks (actually I’ve just been too busy…. I have a list of like three rage posts I need to make). But this…

We Solved the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist!

No, not really. But! You should still check out our podcast over on our other site, Strangeful Things – or of course in iTunes, Google Play, etc., wherever excellent podcasts are sold. BNev and I got to scope out the museum and site of the crime in person when she was in Boston in January. First…