That Why Question Again

This is an era in social consciousness when the knee jerk reaction to gender based violence is to attack the perpetrator, especially in situations where we’re direct witnesses to the violence. We’ve all seen those cam-videos wherein an abusive partner, often the man in a hetero-normative relationship, is violently attacked, or at the very least…

Healing within Patriarchy; Healing Post-Orlando

Before our wedding ceremony, hubby and I are expected to complete a few sessions of church counseling, as is mandated by the church hosting the event. This is not really something I can opt out of, despite my politics on the matter. So, I attend. Because I love my partner and I respect his family’s…