Archive for September, 2010

Beware of the Single Women!!!

Sep 27, 2010 @ 10:29 am | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

“Why are you not hanging out with married women who have been married for a long time? You can’t be in the spirit of being married, hanging out with a bunch of single people. I’m not telling you to get rid of all of your … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

The Holy Grail of Black Literature: ‘For Colored Girls’

Sep 27, 2010 @ 10:28 am | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

“ever since i realized there waz someone callt a colored girl an evil woman a bitch or a nag i been tryin not to be that & leave bitterness in somebody’s else’s cup”-lady in orange

I make no qualms about not being a Tyler Perry fan … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

The Tea Party p/k/a The GOP same political brew

Sep 20, 2010 @ 12:54 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” ~Plato

Its midterm election season and if your a political junkie like me this is Christmas come early for us. This November election one-third of U.S. Senate … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

Yes I am a Feminist Part 3: The Kitchen the secret place where eroticism & power lies

Sep 20, 2010 @ 12:53 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

“The erotic functions for me in several ways, and the first is in providing the power which comes from sharing  deeply any pursuit with another person. The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic or intellectual, forms a bridge  between the sharers…”-Audre Lorde from the … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

Plain Jane vs The Urban Glamazon

Sep 13, 2010 @ 3:14 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

“This is how I look without makeup
And with no bra my ninny’s sag down low
My hair ain’t never hung down to my shoulders
And it might not grow
Ya’ never know”

-Erykah Badu from the Song “Cleva”

A couple of weeks ago I was perusing … read more →

Employable, but gainfully unemployed!

Sep 13, 2010 @ 3:14 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

“I’ve been workin’ this graveshift and I ain’t made shit
I wish I could buy me a spaceship and fly past the sky
I’ve been workin’ this graveshift and I ain’t made shit
I wish I could buy me a spaceship and fly past the sky”

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Categories: Mind Over Chatter

Yes, I am a Feminist Part 2: Lesbianism the not so UGLY word. WORD!

Sep 06, 2010 @ 12:57 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

“But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.”-Audre Lorde

I was accused of being a lesbian. The accusation came from a female family member of mine. She did not confront me she attempted to plant … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

The Colored Single Girl Chronicles Part 5: The finale post

Sep 06, 2010 @ 12:56 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

“Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free till they find someone just as wild to run with them”-Sex and the City

During the month of August I started the series called “The Colored Single Girl Chronicles.” My reason … read more →

Let’s Talk About Sex Baby

Sep 06, 2010 @ 12:56 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance. ~Elizabeth Taylor

This summer I have fallen in love with movie going again. One of the movies that I absolutely enjoyed this summer was Inception. I love the concept, … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

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