An Open Letter to My Sisters

Dear black women, I'm sorry. I'm so very sorry. We, white women, have failed you time and time again. Callously, coldly, aggressively, insidiously. We have allowed you and asked for you to protect and defend us in a sisterly bond that we've not reciprocated. We've used you to amplify our own voices, while tone-policing yours.... Continue Reading →

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Everybody Hurts.

Hi there! I'm sick. Not in a perverse way, although some would beg to differ. I mean, I'm sick in the autoimmune sense of the word. I'm sick in the "my digestive organs are a hot ass mess" way. The list of things that are wrong with me, physically, looks like what happens when someone... Continue Reading →

Thank you.

For Thanksgiving this year, I struggled to find things to be thankful for. It can be hard in the midst of the political clusterfuck in which we find ourselves. Every single day brings new scandal, often at nightmarishly appalling levels, and we are constantly bombarded by the ugliness in our world. But that doesn’t mean... Continue Reading →

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