Currently, And Tango Makes Three is one of our favorite books. Little Elephant has posited that she might grow up to be a zookeeper and she loves learning about all kinds of animals. We also enjoy discussing all the different types of families in the world and think it is great that penguin families are … More Photo Wednesday: On Penguins
Messy Nessy did a great piece on What Model Posses Would Look Like in Real Life. The above video is from that piece and shows reactions of public as average size women standing in public places in these awkward positions. Check out the piece for the pictures and commentary by the artist who pulled … More Bent, broken, powerless, childlike: Models in the real world
In 2006, Liza was pregnant and in search of other mothers to answer her questions. She yearned for a one stop shop for lesbian moms to gather. Not finding quite what she wanted, she created it. Thus, lesbianfamily.com was born. In 2007, I started writing for Lesbian Family. At the time I was living in … More The Great Return: Lesbian Family dot com
I suppose people who live near Hollywood must see stars every so often, doing everyday things, living their lives. I am not talking about the paparazzi who stalk them. Or the stalkers who photograph them. But rather, everyday people, people on the jobs, people not looking running into really cool people. In some ways, Chile … More Seeing Stars
Yesterday I mentioned thinking about my own privilege. Once of the most often referenced, and in my opinion, accessible articles on what privilege is was written in 1988 by a woman named Peggy McIntosh. I am linking to a place online where you can read the article and really hope that everyone will take the … More An absolute must read on Race and Privilege
We are at the beginning of banned book week (Sept 26-October 3). For those of my blog readers (and those who read on facebook and don’t even know this is connected to a blog) who don’t know what banned book week is, I encourage you to check out the 2009 BBW website. There you will learn: Banned … More Great Resources for this year’s Banned Book Week
I have worked on human trafficking issued both in the US and abroad. Clearly, my first run-in with the world of slavery and trafficking was as a Peace Corps volunteer in Moldova; however, domestic trafficking within the US and trafficking too the US are clearly on my radar. When I studied trafficking in Chile, many … More Why look abroad when we still have slavery in the US?