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Disney: One Face Fits All…Women

I know lots of people love Disney. Disney movies! They were always considered so wholesome and American. Do you remember your first Disney movie? The first Disney movie I ever saw was Snow White. Would you believe people used to go the movies and watch the movie from their cars? With the kids in their … Continue reading

What does your heart say? Shh, it speaks quietly…

Whoa! Thank God I remembered what a preacher told me once: “Whatever you preach, that very thing will challenge you before the week is over.” This week I wrote on the difference between boys and girls and how it is bad to be denied what you really want to do, just because of gender. And … Continue reading

Boys and Girls: Viva la Difference!

Are you an expert on anything? I wish I was, but I am not. I was once accused of being an expert when I was getting ready to go speak at a community organizing seminar. Colleague: So you’re an expert now. Me: I don’t think so. What do you mean? Colleague: You’re traveling over 500 … Continue reading

What is a Real Man? Up from the testosterone pit

On May 24, 2014 the 22 year-old son of a Hollywood director stabbed to death three men, shot down two women and killed a sixth person in a rampage that, true to our technological era, he prophesied first on a Youtube video. He said he would “take great pleasure in slaughtering all of you.” He … Continue reading

Being a Confident Woman in a “Man’s World”

“You’re a good man, Kush. I don’t care what your mother says.” I thought my Muslim friend would understand that I was joking, but apparently his mom does get on his case quite a bit, because he started defending himself. “No, no, I was kidding, your mom never told me you weren’t a good man.” … Continue reading