Archive for December, 2011

Let us resolve to do better. Some tips for 2012

Dec 31, 2011 @ 12:07 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

This is the last Saturday of the year. First & foremost hug yourself & love on you a little bit for making it another year. So many things have happened this year good, bad, & ugly, but here you are alive & well.You are able … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

Occupying language: There is a fine line between victim blaming & being my sister’s keeper part 2

Dec 30, 2011 @ 4:48 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

“You’re never truly a whole person if you remain silent.”-Audre Lorde

Dear Self, the only cosign you need is from yourself, others validation of who you are and your body of work will come on its own organically! I often tell myself a variation of these … read more →

Debunking myths:Common the not-so-conscious rapper

Dec 22, 2011 @ 12:52 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

There is no denying that 2011 is Common’s year. He starred in the romantic-comedy “Just Wright” alongside Queen Latifah, he was asked by the FLOTUS to perform poetry at the White House, he penned his own autobiography One Day it Will Make Sense, he is … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

There is a fine line between victim blaming & being my sisters keeper.

Dec 16, 2011 @ 1:38 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

Editor’s Note:

This PSA ad which was the brain-child of Pennsylvania liquor control board has caused quite a stir especially among various feminist camps. This ad which is suppose to remind us all of the various dangers of binge drinking has been labeled as a ‘victim … read more →

Marriage the not so obvious choice anymore…thank goddess!

Dec 16, 2011 @ 12:30 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

The Pew Research Center recently released an analysis study on marriage that for many hopeful romantics paints a harsh picture of marriage. Marriage seems to have lost its luster for many. According to the study barely half of all American adults are jumping the broom … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

Born this Way!

Dec 13, 2011 @ 11:54 am | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

I don’t know what is more damaging to the queer movement heterosexuals who refuse to let go of their heterosexist ideology or self-hating queer people who fuel propaganda and misinformation about queerness. One one hand there is the heterosexist thinking of Tameka Raymond the ex-wife … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

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