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Op Ed

It Gets Racial Sometimes: A Gal’s Guide To Breaking Down Your Privilege

“I have come to see white privilege as an invisible package of unearned assets which I can count on cashing in each day, but about which I was “˜meant’ to remain oblivious. White privilege is like an invisible weightless backpack of special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools and blank checks.”  – Peggy McIntosh

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Parenting

Raising Equal Opportunity Kids

This post was inspired by Ipomoea’s “Raising a Feminist Son” post on Friday.  After I left a comment I started thinking “Oh, but that only works if…”  and  “But that’s for older kids, when they’re younger…” and so on.  Instead of spending the rest of the night adding comments every time I thought of something […]