People of Facebook, Stop Sharing Stolen Content

  If you spend any amount of time on facebook, you’ve probably seen a slew of heartwarming, funny, or entertaining viral videos shared from the James Ellis facebook page.     This fitness trainer is seriously dominating the facebook feeds right now because of all the good video content he’s been […]

#YesAllWomen – Not Just Hashtag Activism

In the wake of Elliot Rodger’s killing spree on May 23rd in Isla Vista, a twitter hashtag has emerged and continues to grow days later. The hashtag is #YesAllWomen, and a clear response to Rodger’s sense of sexual entitlement to women in the YouTube video he made a day before […]

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 […]