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Why I Said No to Tucker Carlson, and Why My “No” Didn’t Matter

It has been a week.  I cringe every time I check my email.  But I care about having conversations and dialogue.  So here’s what I wrote about being the darling of the alt-right’s hatred this week. You can read about it here.  Thanks to Raging Chicken Press for giving me the space to tell my […]

Through a Student’s Eyes

One of my rad students wrote this profile of me for her class:   Colleen Clemens sits outside the cafe within the Rohrbach Library at Kutztown University, coffee cup in hand, awaiting her interview. As per usual, her hair is tousled into a messy bun, the under layer a magenta purple. She sports a graphic […]

Episode 22: Visit the National Museum of the American Indian

Originally posted on Inside 254:
Ep 22 Inside 254 Visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian In Episode 22, we share our impressions of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, DC. In the Trumpster Fire, we talk about the threat to tribal land ownership and land trusts under Trump’s…

When Nazis take up my day, again

I had lots of things to do today, but Nazis took up my day.  I cannot believe I even have to write those words.  So here is what I wrote. Also, FUCK NAZIS.  

Trump: Menace! (Me on WFMZ’s Business Matters)

My kid actually said that the guy yelling was not “filling my bucket.”  And then she said he would “never learn.”  So we got to have lots of good conversation during the airing about what it means to talk with people–even if you disagree with them. Enjoy my third appearance on Business Matters (click on […]

#ruinabooktitleinoneletter

I posted the challenge on Facebook. I started with what I thought was witty: Sat on a Hot Tin Roof. Well, my friends blew me out of the water.  Enjoy.  We can all use a laugh. The Sound and the Furry The Hound House Cate and the Hate Lord of the Fries Madame Ovary The […]

Episode 19: Inside 254 visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Originally posted on Inside 254:
You can listen here anytime! In Episode 19, we share our impressions of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, along with details about how YOU can visit this wonderful new museum. In the Trumpster Fire, we talk about the Congressional Black Caucus (here’s a link to the…

Expert Extra #7: Dr. Jenni Levy, MD, on current health insurance, the GOP’s plans, and how things might change for you

Originally posted on Inside 254:
Start Play This week’s Expert Extra features Dr. Jenni Levy, a board-certified physician with specialties in internal medicine, hospice, and palliative medicine, who provides a medical doctor’s perspective on how health insurance works now and how it might change if the GOP gets its way. We talk about caps and pre-existing…

Ep 14 Trumpcare and women’s health

Originally posted on Inside 254:
Start Play Episode 14 focuses on the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) and its potential impact on women. The Trumpster fire examines the optics of mostly white, mostly male photos coming out of this administration and why these images matter, our Media Minute reviews Hulu’s series The Handmaid’s Tale, and the…

Short Story

Let’s all just take a moment and read a gorgeously crafted story and remember what is beautiful. Source: Gibson

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Making sense of all things gender, sexuality, identity, and feminist in our current culture.

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A blog of opinon based responses to female literature & film

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A blog about how to navigate feminism

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A website for using the Reflections series in the classroom

Small Town Feminist

Thoughts and comments from a college feminist living in a small town.

2016 Presidential Election: Women's and Gender Issues

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance." — Kofi Annan