Men Demand Things of Me

Men Demand Things of Me

I woke up on International Women’s Day to this: yet another demand (via email) by a man I do not know for free labor by me for his personal benefit. In this case, the man wanted free career coaching, something I do for money. Requests like these happen far more...
We Are All Enemies of the State

We Are All Enemies of the State

What does it mean for a presidential administration to declare itself at “war” with the U.S. media, to declare the U.S. media an “opposition party” and then endorse fringe media that cater to its whims? I was getting my doctorate in rhetoric when George W. Bush...

Humanize the Police

I have no reason to fear the police. The modern police was created to keep people who look exactly like me safe from harm. I am a white woman. I am to be, as every male politician is spouting right now in light of Donald Trump’s rampant sexism toward a...