Should we finally ban the N-word?

How simultaneously harrowing and splendid it is to live in a world so full of possibilities, so overrun with apparent contradictions and complexity! Always a hurdle to cross, a new, heavier mental weight to bear. Then just when you reach the cliff of your wits, a Royal Super Negro in a Vibranium microweave suit swoops …

Is the Bible Ground Zero for Rape Culture?

When the recent “Me Too” campaign—intended to bring awareness to the pervasiveness of sexual violence—took the internet, and my Facebook news feed, by storm, I tried to avoid it. I tried to sit quietly and let it pass while looking on with empathy and an encouraging nod to those who were brave enough to tell …

“Because of YOU, I am pathetic.” The Blame Game

Ever heard this song by Kelly Clarkson? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra-Om7UMSJc I'm well acquainted with it.  Very recently, I had a part-time job in a furniture store where the soundtrack included this heartfelt number.  And every time that sad, pathetic piano music started up, I wanted to run into the manager's office and kick the stereo.  Many... many …

Polyamory – Could YOU make the proposition?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rsCdxctICE ..."It means you're my husband... but ... I can have a boyfriend"... WHAT THE F%*K?   As sophisticated a presentation of open marriage as Enchant TV has provided so far, I still found myself squirming when Keena made that statement in the first episode of Compersion. It was perfect-- an elegant packaging of a …