Here’s the thing, we’ve been sending emails, letters, and the occasional DM for years now, and signatures are nothing new, so why not add personal pronouns to the list of identifiers in your signature. I was thinking about this the other day when I decided to start asking people their preferred gender pronouns after havingContinue reading “Why Personal Pronouns Matter & Simple Ways To Support Your LGBTQIA+ Family Every👏Damn👏 Day👏”
Go out and vote! That’s really all I have to say for today because really, there’s no g-dang excuse not to. If you need information, luckily for you the NY Times has put out this happy little voting guide for you. Now get out and do it!
Every introduction to the month usually starts with either a story or anecdote introducing the theme, to which, I proclaim proudly, the need and desire, to keep said theme—what proceeds is usually a combination of both striving and lazily meandering through the subject matter. Part of the time, the reason for this dissonance is becauseContinue reading “The Giving Issue”
Is conscious consumerism even possible? A good question to ask when it pertains to environmentalism and buying things, but what about all of the information we consume? With an influx of social media, music streaming, and information, how do we filter out the good and bad, get to the context behind the work, and developContinue reading “Love Handles, S1 E4: Conscious Consumption, Is It Possible?”
This week starts off kind of where last week ended, actually, maybe it’s more like a continuation of last weeks episode. I’ve been thinking a lot about using your platform for good no matter how large or how small, and in light of the Jewish holiday Purim, I feel like there is no better timeContinue reading “Love Handles, S1 E3: An Attempt At Doing Good”
My own form of activism started at a very early age—from feeding and then attempting to adopt stray cats in the alley, to ensuring kids weren’t left out on the playground, no matter what it was, I was always trying to do something to help others. I first became aware that I was an activistContinue reading “On Activism. On Giving. On Impact.”
Do They Go Hand In Hand? This week’s monologue was inspired by the recent shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, and covers how social media, although helpful in getting the message out there, seems to make us fall short in spurring us to take action. Although I am very aware that there are aContinue reading “Love Handles, S1 E2: Social Media and Apathy”