The Merriam-Webster definition for gender normative is “adhering to or reinforcing ideal standards of masculinity or femininity.” I have always been one to notice and point out the harm that is caused by pushing gender normative behaviors onto people as they get older. It places people into a box of how they can and cannot act based upon their sex,… View Post
In episode 1 of Popcast, the guys talk movie trailers, Han Solo and do a deep dive on Black Panther. (Spoilers definitely included.) Popcast brought to you by Michael Garcia, Enrique Little, Alex Stacy-Alcantara, Raymart Catacutan, Carson Wright and Sean Hustedde.
Earth spins, well, because of physics. Humanity spins because of storytelling. As far back as I can recall, I have always been deeply affected by stories – whether it was Aurora Leigh’s conflict with living in the Victorian age while being a female poet, or the stories of the indigenous people of America who were stripped of their cultures, freedoms… View Post
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and… View Post
To my nephew and niece, I never realize the impact a 7 year old could have till I saw you stealing my wrestling finishers and clothes. I try so hard to get in the mindset of “when I was your age” but it’s just brief flashes of getting detention for Yu-Gi-Oh! cards and playing Minecraft in the computer lab. That’s… View Post