Rise. Resist. Rise. Resist. Rise. Resist.

Originally posted on Disability March:
I am joining the march because I believe all of our voices should be heard. I am marching because I stand with those that believe that kindness and equality are the warp and weft of a just world. To borrow words from the movie V for Vendetta, it is time…

The Way to Finding Powerful Human Connection — zen habits

By Leo Babauta As I write this, I’m sitting in cloud-filled rainforest at a retreat in Ecuador, surrounded by the calls of thousands of tropical birds and creatures, dense lush greenery, and some of the most open-hearted human beings I’ve ever met. Before I came here, I had some anxiety about meeting everyone, worried what… via…

Follow the Moon: Forecast for March 21, 2016 — March 27

“This lunar cycle was seeded in the Pisces season, but the Sun has moved into Aries now, so this Full Moon occurs in the opposite sign of Libra. An eclipsed Libra Moon gives us the opportunity to radically review our relationship to balance and justice.” Read more at: Follow the Moon: Forecast for March 21,…

“I’ll Never Vote for Hillary!” Yeah, OK.

Originally posted on Bitter Gertrude:
The latest installment of “The Internet Explodes with Hatred for Hillary Clinton” happened earlier this week, when HRC (whose own record on AIDS research and funding is better than any other candidate) mistakenly said that Nancy Reagan was a lowkey supporter of AIDS research, when Reagan was, in reality, a massive asshole about…

no secrets, only mystery

Originally posted on Happydog1960's Blog:
I will tell you a secret; there are no occult secrets. There is no such thing as “secret lore.” It simply does not exist. All so-called “secret lore” has already been written down in books, and has been for centuries. Yes, centuries. The names of the Gods are published;…

This Is

This poem, my gods, this poem. This is one of the myriad of reasons that I am no longer a Catholic.   What the priest said To my mother After her eighth pregnancy Ended in a hard loss And the doctor’s admonition Another might end her— The priest said contraception Was a whore’s trick Forbidden…

When ‘No’ Means Death: Women Can’t Fight Misogyny By Ourselves.

I don’t know why Janese Talton-Jackson turned that man down. She might have had a bad week and just wanted some alone time with her drank and her head bob. Coulda been PMS-ing. Coulda been upset about an “it’s complicated”-ship or stuck on a new, cute co-worker. Maybe she just found the guy trying to holler unattractive or pushy or…