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What You Allow Is What Will Continue: A Journey In Two Parts

When I read this sign at the Women’s March on Washington this January, it stuck. What You Allow Is What Will Continue One on hand, it reaffirmed that I was starting a journey of activism previously unawakened in me. Marching one day was just the beginning. I’ve raised money and organized for many charities, participated … [Read more…]

Goddamned Liberals, My Dad, And Why I Marched

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Most Saturdays, I use up the old bananas to make muffins. Most Saturdays, I bust out the big mop to deep clean all the little messes from the week. Saturday, January 21, the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, was not most Saturdays.  Saturday, January 21, I let the bananas go. I let the floor … [Read more…]

Auntie Bellum Weekend Mix #29

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It feels like spring out there, so here’s a playlist to wake you up and get you moving and thinking about spring-type things – like high school ending (or never ending), cherry blossoms, tonguing, and showing your ass. Lots of rock and pop and psych pop and dream pop – maybe some electro pop and … [Read more…]

A Week’s Worth of Women in the News

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Time marches on (it’s been nearly a month!), and what I’m noticing most is people are stepping forward. They’re writing, loving, learning, sending postcards, calling their reps, protesting, and running for damn office. Don’t get me wrong, there’s still a dangerous and smelly garbage fire burning on the Potomac, but I see all of you … [Read more…]