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The necessity of #BlackLivesMatter and the distraction of #AllLivesMatter

One of the easiest ways to get me to roll my eyes in the most dramatic way possible is to sincerely say ‘all lives matter’ in response to hearing the phrase ‘black lives… Continue reading

Elementary.

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve become rather obsessed with CBS’s retelling of Sherlock Holmes. Elementary is set in modern day New York City, where Sherlock is a recovering drug addict and Joan… Continue reading

A note on fatness.

I made the mistake today of watching a really awful video that was essentially this person rambling on about how terrible fat people are. I don’t know why I kept watching it after… Continue reading

Israel, Palestine, and #BlackLivesMatter

I have a significantly limited knowledge and understanding of the Israel/Palestine conflict so this post is more about referencing others’ work about what is happening and some historical context.   I’m Jewish but… Continue reading

#TransLiberationTuesday

Lamia Beard, Keyshia Blige, London Chanel, India Clarke, Taja DeJesus, Tamara Dominguez, Papi Edwards, K.C. Haggard #TransLiberationTuesday — Jamie Piperato (@JamiePiperato) August 25, 2015 Today, the hashtag #transliberationtuesday on Twitter is calling for… Continue reading

I am not a people person.

I’m honestly not much of a people person – haven’t been as long as I can remember really. It’s not that I hate people (as much as I often say I do) –… Continue reading

Making Mistakes.

For me, a big part of humanity is that we are flawed and we do make mistakes. But the great thing about mistakes is the ability to learn and grow from them. I… Continue reading

The Bechdel Test and Every Single Word.

There have been several projects and tests that have called out the lack of diversity and general problems that Hollywood has in regards to representing anyone other than a cishet white male. Hollywood has… Continue reading

#sHellNo update – #PDXvsShell

The fight and protests against Shell’s proposed arctic drilling continues, as protesters in Portland, OR have helped block a Shell vessel from leaving the cities harbor. The #sHellNo movement continues to try and… Continue reading

Writing and Depression.

Over the past couple weeks, it has been really difficult to find the time, energy, and desire to write. I’ve been spending so much of my time sleeping or watching shows on Netflix… Continue reading