A List of songs that normalize sexual violence against women

I wanted to make this list to get it out of my head. I keep lists up there sometimes, and this one is especially burdensome. It’s a list of hip-hop songs that I hear, enjoy, sometimes that I listen to often, that glamorize sexual violence against women (SVAW). I began holding this list in because…… Continue reading A List of songs that normalize sexual violence against women

Sustainable Relationship

I am currently mourning the loss of another monogamous relationship. As I reflect on what went wrong, I wonder again if monogamy is the best vehicle toward finding a lifelong, meaningful partner(s). First of all, friendship is partnership is relationship is love. In that sense, I am a very full person. I am a full…… Continue reading Sustainable Relationship

Why I walked out of Sicario: Day of the Soldado

The opening scene was triggering af and included helicopters using cross-hairs to scope out people trying to get across the US-Mexico border. The resonance with current events is clear within the first moment of the film, and the helicopter/border patrol point of view shows which side the movie will take: the side of the United…… Continue reading Why I walked out of Sicario: Day of the Soldado