Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

Politics have always been a touchy subject when large groups gather, your family at Christmas is no different. You are either trying to mediate your aunts Marge and Martha as dredge up shit from high school to use as ammo as to why the one or the other is super fucking wrong for not donating … Continue reading Family Friendly Holiday Conversation Starters for Every Uncle is a Drunk Uncle

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A Guide to Finding the Right Moment to Tell Your New Black Friend You Voted for Obama

I'm no stranger to helping you through difficult conversations, remember when I helped you with this conversation? And this conversation seems a bit timely with the politics and such. But it's a conversation that you may need to have, you know, to prove to any black people that you're definitively not racist. The line is … Continue reading A Guide to Finding the Right Moment to Tell Your New Black Friend You Voted for Obama

Consequences of Your Actions: Adjusting to the New Order of Reproductive Rights

My local paper ran an article today about a bill that is advancing in the state legislature. This bill, if passed would designate January 22nd as the "Day of Tears". January 22nd is the date in which the Roe v. Wade decision passed down from the Supreme Court. The "Day of Tears" would be a … Continue reading Consequences of Your Actions: Adjusting to the New Order of Reproductive Rights

The End is Nigh: Preparing for Regression

My grandparents are conservative, like shop at Wal-Mart and not consume any products of China conservative (and yet they don't understand the irony of that behavior), and my father flies the battle flag of dead country. They probably voted, and while our states's electoral votes went more progressive, they're ecstatic to get the present, black … Continue reading The End is Nigh: Preparing for Regression