activism / banned / civil rights / equality / homophobia / LGBT

Say Your Prayers, Berenstain Bears: Bullsh*t Doesn’t Dodge the Bullet

In light of Chik-Fil-A’s recent clarification that that are, indeed, anti-marriage equality, The Jim Henson company has chosen to sever ties with the fast food corporation, followed by the following announcement on Facebook: Photo: The Other 98%  Awesome! Just another reason to love Jim Henson & his legacy. To fill the vacancy in its kid’s … Continue reading

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Wordless(ish) Wednesday: Let Freedom Ring

It’s not freedom until we’re all equally free.   “Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead   “Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us. The blessings in which you this day rejoice are not enjoyed … Continue reading

breastfeeding / civil rights / feminism / lactivism / women's rights

Attention Big Brother: Big Mother Is Watching YOU!

I got banned this weekend from Facebook for posting a picture of a mother (a well educated woman and my personal friend who consistently annihilates me at Words with Friends!) nursing her infant son in bed while her daughter “nurses” her “baby”, too.  I was initially shocked & outraged, but after a day of introspection, I realized that … Continue reading

attachment parenting / breastfeeding / civil rights / lactivism / motherhood / wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: B is for Boobfood

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! Okay, like always, it’s not entirely wordless! Did you know I also run a Lactivist site? Click on the “Boobfood” tab to check it out! Let me send you away with some breastfeeding touchpoints I hope leave you thinking:  Only 14% of American women exclusively breastfeed their babies up until 6 … Continue reading