Take Your “Should” Elsewhere, Please

During the last several months I’ve been going through an awkward post-breakup transition phase that fluctuates between calm denial, feeling empowered, and panic.  It hasn’t been my favorite stretch of time, that’s for sure.  To make matters more confusing, I’ve had a lot of folks tell me exactly what it is I “should” be doing with my life now that I’m single.  Read More Take Your “Should” Elsewhere, Please

“Female” is an Adjective: You Got Your Grammar in My Feminism!

First things first. Yes, I know “female” is also a noun. It’s not necessary to bust out the Merriam-Webster to prove me wrong. I have a few editions of my own. But all technicalities aside, language is a living, ever-changing entity, and how we choose to use words is important. They have meaning beyond what the dictionary tells us, and they have power. Read More “Female” is an Adjective: You Got Your Grammar in My Feminism!