Daughters

I cried when the sonogram technician told me what I dreaded, embarrassed by my fear. In my head, I imagined hearing reactions to the news: “Oh, another girl in the family.” I internalized their displeasure of increased femaleness. He said: “You are crying? Why are you crying?” I explained: “I feel like I am letting... Continue Reading →

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I am a Feminist, but I didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton

There, I admit it. My dirty little secret is out. Go ahead and attack me. Unfriend me. Block me. I marched in Washington, D.C. in 1992 to voice concerns that Roe v. Wade would be overturned, but in 2016 I did not vote for Hillary Clinton. I co-led the group Womyn’s Action Coalition (yes, with... Continue Reading →

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