Anti-Rape Underwear? Really?

EDIT: There have been a few other sources writing about this same product, so I wanted to include their links: What The Company Marketing ‘Anti-Rape Underwear’ Gets Wrong About Rape ‘Anti-Rape Wear’ Reinforces Every Rape Myth You Can Think Of Twelve questions about AR Wear’s anti-rape underwear I almost didn’t write this post. Rape is…

Have We Reached the B*llsh*t Tipping Point?

This is the question posed in Jon Lovett’s speech to the graduating class of 2013. The stand-up comedian turned speechwriter turned sitcom writer addressed graduates on the power of earnestness, the needs for authenticity, and the pitfalls and virtues of being young, smart and quite possibly wrong/right about a lot of things. Personally I really…

Kids in the (Urban Food) Desert

Today is a great day: Food Bloggers Against Hunger are all blogging today about the problem of hunger, and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of the movement. Today we’re all asking: What would you do if you were hungry? I’m not just about “hm, been a while since that breakfast I didn’t…

Bags for Kids in Foster Care

Did you know that when kids in foster care are relocated, they often have to pack up their stuff in garbage bags? I didn’t know anything about this till I spotted this petition to get foster kids duffle bags on the activism-centered site DoSomething.org. Signing and sharing is a great way to make your stance…