My black history number one is always Wangari Maathai and all the women who have led the way here. Do you guys remember the Fourth World Conference on Women that took place in 1995? I do. After the conference, my father and the men of my childhood started to deal with women’s insolence, opinions and … More Black history month is here! Feminists, independent or autonomous black women?
Lady Chatterley’s Lover was on TV this holiday season, and of course, we watched it. The details are irrelevant except the affirmation that I love the endlessness of the Lady Chatterley and Oliver story. But, every single time I watch or re-read Lady Chatterley’s Lover and get astounded, it is ruined by the context in … More Lady Chatterleys Lover Vs. Kenyan Independence
Love is: Knowing that the kitchen will be a total, utter, mess when he is done cooking, and finding it in yourself, deep down, to relax and let it happen anyways. The meal will be delicious, so why the hell not? You have already fought, nagged, blackmailed and sulked one thousand and seventy eight times … More Love Is – A Messy Kitchen
I just discovered Veronica Franco by watching the film Dangerous Beauty. Highly recommended! A beautiful movie with a very hot Rufus Sewell and a sizzling Catherine McCormack. In regular fashion, during & after the movie, I scoured the internet in search of her. This can annoy the hell outa my movie partners. That I watch … More Veronica Franco – The Poetic Harlot
I had been thinking. Pulling my hair. Gnashing my teeth. Scratching my back. Picking at the pimples on my face. Scratching my scalp bloody. Biting my nails. Re-counting my years. Checking the wrinkles that may or may not be showing up. Checking my awaited grey hairs. Learning new things. Getting promoted. Investing the savings. Thinking. … More Do Feminists Need LOVE from Men?
We should all have the same opportunities and the same pay for same work. What does this mean for child care when finally, they arrive in my life? Do children need 24 hours of care from parents (read mother) to turn out well? To feel stable, to feel loved, to feel acknowledged? One of my … More Feminists Having Children