Note: If you’re looking for a politically correct reaction to Donald’s recent attack, please look elsewhere. We ain’t got time for niceties now. Last Friday, the Trump Administration took another swing at women’s rights (read: human rights). Trump and Co. moved to expand the right of businesses and employers to deny women insurance coverage for… Read More Assaulted by Religion: The Trump Administration, Chauvinism and Contraception
It’s been about two weeks since I graduated law school and after much reflection, I’ve found a few things that I’ll carry with me forever, and a few things that I’d like to shed as quickly as possible. Law school was a journey. At times, I worked two jobs. At times I pulled 18-20 hour… Read More The Things We Carry: Seven Things I Learned in Law School and Three Things I’m Giving Back
Human rights activists are tough. They’re full of grit, passion and heartfelt depth. They’re committed, full of overwhelming love, and powerful movement builders. They’re insurmountable forces to be reckoned with. But they’re also over-stimulated, over-worked and, often, under-paid (assuming that they are getting paid for their work). They’re required to stand firm against opposition and demand accountability. When they… Read More The Psychological Cost of Advocacy: Mental Health in the Field
Edited from original post dating 11/26/2016. …And therefore, in the midst of all this “fear” it is incumbent upon us to be brave. It is our duty to ensure that this does not continue. It is our duty to be courageous. If you never considered yourself a social justice advocate an accomplice before, consider it now. We call upon… Read More A Rallying Call: He has Fear. We have Courage.