Thoughts on Body Judgement and Body Shaming. AKA – I Fell Down the Rabitt Hole of HuffPo Comments

  Last week a post I published here called Don’t Make the Thin Girl Ugly was republished on the Huffington Post.  I knew when I wrote the post that some people wouldn’t understand where I was coming from.  I knew that I could potentially be putting myself in the path […]

Don’t Make the Thin Girl Ugly

  I stumbled across a petition on Change.org started by a fellow blogger, whom I happen to adore.  I’ve met her.  I’ve laughed with her.  I’ve slept in the same hotel room with her.  I find her intelligent and quite glorious. I don’t like her petition…. though I may be […]

I Posted a #NoMakeupSelfie – Are You Aware of Cancer?

  I posted a picture of myself online without any make up on and without the use of any filter. Why did I do this?  I did it because it felt scary to me.  There was a nice little cluster of zits on my right cheek, my skin was especially […]

Fred Phelps – Quietly Into the Night

  In the very near future, Fred Phelps – the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, will be dead. The church is famous for it’s anti-gay and anti-abortion sentiments… as well as picketing military funerals with hateful signs. Phelps, who was reportedly excommunicated from his own church in 2013 has […]

Elan Gale – Being An Asshole In Hopes of Teaching Others Not To Be Assholes

  I spent most of the Thanksgiving weekend offline, but I knew the Internet would give me something to write about as soon as I got back on.  For better or for worse, the online world never disappoints. Most of you have heard about, read about, or followed the live-tweet […]