Talkin’ About a Revolution: We Are Not Merely “Hosts” Within a Revolution

In an interview in The Intercept, Representative Justin Humphrey of Oklahoma said this in regard to women and abortion: “I understand that they feel like that is their body, I feel like it is a separate — what I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’ Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: Trying to Silence a Revolution

The reprimanding tone of voice used by Senator Mitch McConnell when he said: “She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted,” as reasoning to justify his attempt to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren hit me like a thump to the chest. It was Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: When Revolution Becomes a Sound Bite

Listening to the rhetoric that goes back and forth on twenty-four-hour news, we have become a nation that seeks ratings rather than the truth. There are so many misinformed opinions that really amount to an emotional reaction to the world around us. We have become Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: The Vilification of the Female Health Revolution

I was having a conversation about why Planned Parenthood should/should not be defunded and when I couldn’t get anywhere I finally asked “what do you imagine the inside of Planned Parenthood offices look like?” When they asked what I meant, I asked if they saw Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: How Can I Talk About a Revolution If You Won’t Give Me Air Time?

I wasn’t able to physically attend the Women’s March in D.C. or any of the over 600 local marches. I, instead, experienced everything that was happening through various television and social media outlets. I know that no one, especially network and cable media, expected this Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: A Weekly Focus on Activism

Welcome to the Roar launch and this weekly column where we explore various ways to stay informed and get involved on a variety of social issues. This has been a trying time for everyone and with Inauguration day approaching there are so many issues we Read More …