You Did Nothing to Deserve to Be an American – A Poem

Our soul.  Our spirit.      Our consciousness.The brain in which it manifests.Our body’s ability.                      It’s color.                          It’s language.Announces a victor without a test. The champion of a game of chance.Taking claim over … Continue reading You Did Nothing to Deserve to Be an American – A Poem

A Call to Action – End Misogyny and Gatekeeping in The LGBTQIA+ Community

This year, I mustered up the bravery to attend my first Pride event as an openly bisexual woman. Bravery because 1.) Bisexuals and Pansexuals are often treated by the queer community like teenagers "going through a phase" and 2.) I'm a woman. For those of you who aren't a part of this community and may … Continue reading A Call to Action – End Misogyny and Gatekeeping in The LGBTQIA+ Community

Luxury Self Care in Your Cabinet – 5 DIY Recipes from a Skin Care Professional

After years of running a business in the natural skincare industry, I can tell you this, there's a myriad of self care combinations hiding in your kitchen cabinet. Combinations that are completely natural, preservative free, and made with whole ingredients. Access to natural skincare should be for everyone. Sadly, the mark-up on these types of … Continue reading Luxury Self Care in Your Cabinet – 5 DIY Recipes from a Skin Care Professional

Childhood Mental Illness – How to See the Signs

1-in-5 Children in the US are said to have a diagnosable mental illness. More than Half go untreated. When I look back at my childhood, the signs were clearly and overwhelmingly there. By the age of 11, I would regularly isolate myself from my family by hiding away in another room for what felt like … Continue reading Childhood Mental Illness – How to See the Signs

Kylie Jenner Throws Handmaid’s Tale Themed Birthday Party and We’re All Rightfully Disgusted

TW: Rape, Abuse, and Bodily Mutilation. Spoilers Ahead It's one thing to dress as one of Hulu and Margaret Atwood's Handmaids during political protest, it's another thing all together to put on the unmistakable red cloak and white wings for a completely tone deaf Kardashian/Jenner birthday party. In an event that can only be described … Continue reading Kylie Jenner Throws Handmaid’s Tale Themed Birthday Party and We’re All Rightfully Disgusted

New Orleans Honors it’s “Queen of Creole Cuisine”, Civil Rights Activist, and Disney Princess Leah Chase, 96.

There are many ways in which you may have been exposed to the legacy of New Orleans Chef, Leah Chase. Of all those ways, odd's are your school history books weren't one of them. I must admit, I personally remained ignorant to her importance in both the culinary world and Civil Rights Movement until recently. … Continue reading New Orleans Honors it’s “Queen of Creole Cuisine”, Civil Rights Activist, and Disney Princess Leah Chase, 96.

Tarotscope: June 2019 – Emotions Running High

See what the universe has in store for you according to the tarot. With the Sun in Gemini before transitioning to Cancer and the full Moon in Sagittarius, June's messages are overwhelmingly full of the emotional suit of Cups. Water, in general, is ever present in this reading. This tells us that, for many, June … Continue reading Tarotscope: June 2019 – Emotions Running High

Miley Cyrus Accused of Stealing Art From Fellow Feminist

Update: Since expressing her concern, The Sweet Feminist has now been tagged in Cyrus's post, but nothing has been said about compensating the original artist. Contacted directly by Cyrus on the post calling out the indiscretion, Cyrus writes "Hi, We saw the image online and didn't realize it was yours. We will absolutely tag you … Continue reading Miley Cyrus Accused of Stealing Art From Fellow Feminist

Sex Toys – How to Introduce Them & Where to Buy Them

Sex toys can introduce a whole new level of exploratory fun for you and your partner. How do you get over the embarrassment and get to the giggling? Written by Megan Thompson Aston There came an age for all of us where we put "childish" things aside. By childish things, I mean our Barbies. Our … Continue reading Sex Toys – How to Introduce Them & Where to Buy Them

Testing for HPV Can Be Difficult — But Conversations About It Shouldn’t Be

Medically reviewed by Bridget M. Wilson, MSN, RNon March 5, 2019 — Originally written by S. Nicole Lane for Healthline. How we see the world shapes who we choose to be — and sharing compelling experiences can frame the way we treat each other, for the better. This is a powerful perspective. For over five … Continue reading Testing for HPV Can Be Difficult — But Conversations About It Shouldn’t Be