In a world where 1 in 3 women is a victim of violence ... A world where too many women are victimized by predatory gatekeepers (Harvey Weinstein, cough. Tip of the iceberg, cough) ... A world where, despite these facts, 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump, aka The Pussy Grabber in Chief... … Continue reading Women, we need to take up more space
An important reminder popped up in my Facebook feed today: To fellow white people reading this: For concrete tips on what you can do, read White People: Here's How You Can Help After the Racist Attack in Virginia. As the author, Kristen Tea, states, "It’s not enough to tweet condolences or show up once for … Continue reading It’s time for all of us to lead
(Good old Amanda, asking the small questions.) We're coming to you live from Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, on a hot-as-summer May afternoon, where we're marinating in existential angst. Today's special: deep, probing questions about the nature of power. I've written about how my sense of power is tied up in my income. ("It eats away at your … Continue reading What is real power?
Let me get one thing out of the way upfront: I do not believe that all women "should" vote for Hillary...
Taking a page from improv: When you're vulnerable, it creates more intimacy, and propels you forward.
We can all be the change we wish to see in the world through what we share online, and how we share it.