Terry Crews Fights Toxic Masculinity

Terry Crews Fights Toxic Masculinity

I am thrilled by what Terry Crews does as a famous and manly man to bring awareness to misogyny and encourage mutual respect. On The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, he made some beautifully direct statements defining toxic masculinity, owning his own history with it, and...
Looking Forward to Forty

Looking Forward to Forty

Wow. I’m intense today. If I were a recording artist it would be a good day to cover some Tori Amos or Jeff Beck. This is so real. Never was a cornflake girl. I’ve wanted to be a wise old woman since I was a child. You can tell because I’m turning 39...
Weird Morning Star

Weird Morning Star

I am weird. There’s been no doubt in my mind since my earliest memories that people find me unusual rather quickly after meeting me. I’m cluttered with guesses as to why, but I don’t truly know of course. We can’t really see ourselves at all,...
Three Things I Know

Three Things I Know

I haven’t read much by Dorothy Allison, but there’s one phrase that I’ll never forget, one that I often mentally hug her in gratitude for gifting the world. Two or Three Things I Know for Sure. I went back and read a bot of it just now and it brings...