Join the feminist picture book revolution with this free tool

Yo ladies and gents! Are you ready for your DIY summer project? All you need is 5 minutes and a commitment to gender equity! So stop stirring your artisinal, small batch, organic playdough, and go load some locally-sourced, recycled paper into your printer. Cause we need you for the revolution. Read on. “Protagonism is Propaganda… Read More Join the feminist picture book revolution with this free tool

"America the Anxious" book makes me a better feminist

It’s rare for me to read something that changes my mind about an opinion I’ve argued publicly, but that’s exactly what happened when I read Ruth Whippman’s new book, America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks. I tore through the first few chapters while trying to help… Read More "America the Anxious" book makes me a better feminist

Thanks to you, "Gratitude Can Bite Me" is an Elephant Journal Editor's Pick

Perhaps you remember my rant-of-a-post last year about gratitude, and those little clementine oranges I drew on with a sharpie to drive the point home. Well, I’m still sick and tired of gratitude, and how it’s routinely prescribed as a way to avoid tricky, socially-unacceptable feelings. And I know lots of you are over it… Read More Thanks to you, "Gratitude Can Bite Me" is an Elephant Journal Editor's Pick

Talking across political divides or Don't cancel Thanksgiving

I don’t know your family. Or your many well-thought-out reasons why you don’t want to hang out with them and their crazy opinions, especially after this election. Or maybe you’re super stoked for Thanksgiving with The Fam. Either way and regardless of your politics, I’m guessing that it’s pretty tempting right now to hole up… Read More Talking across political divides or Don't cancel Thanksgiving

Feminist Home Makeover

There have been some changes on the home front. Radical changes. Distinctly woman-liberating changes. Behold. Feminist Home Improvement #1: A photo posted by An Honest Mom (@anhonestmom) on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:56am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js An aside: Some would argue that even categorizing a dishwasher as a woman-liberating machine is sexist. Isn’t it equally liberating… Read More Feminist Home Makeover