Issues

Toxic Masculinity At Concerts

Toxic Masculinity at Concerts

Trigger Warning: Abuse and Sexism If you ask a woman about existing in a crowded public space, we all have stories about being rubbed up against or groped. Sometimes it's overt, sometimes it's someone brushing past and copping a feel so stealthily, we have no…
Badflower - Interview with Josh Katz

Interview With Josh Katz of Badflower

Was able to get on the phone today with Josh Katz, front man for the band Badflower. They open for The Wrecks on November 14th at Denver's Marquis Theatre, but sorry - the show is already sold out. Fear not, Badflower returns to Denver in…

Dear Cory Gardner

I reach out to your office often and I feel like all I get back is form letters, so now I am taking to my blog to talk to you. I have seen in the news that it's probable you are going to vote "yes"…

Don’t Make Teachers Carry Guns

My son came in and sat down on my bed last night. "Me and my friends have been talking. And we came up with a bunch of reasons why arming teachers is stupid." He proceeded to list off the following reasons teachers should not have…
Women's March Denver 2018 - Photos and Protest Signs

Photos and Signs From Women’s March Denver 2018

It was our second year mobilizing here in Colorado and around the world to protest the Trump presidency. The Women's March Denver 2018 was another massive outpouring of anger and resentment for direction of our country right now. There were a ton of "shithole" references…
Ripple Effect of 9/11 on families

The Ripple Effect of 9/11

Around this time 16 years ago, Bryan and I had just decided we wanted to try to have a baby. This is a big decision for anyone, but even bigger for us, who spent a decade swearing we didn't want children. Then 9/11 happened. It…

No “Both Sides” to Charlottesville

Let's be clear. There is no "both sides" to Charlottesville. Yes, we have free speech in this country and while it's specifically to stop the government from stopping us from saying whatever we want, let's not get in the weeds on that one like we always do. Let's look at it like this: A group of people whose main tenet is that whites are superior and the earth should be "cleansed" of everyone who isn't white were marching around chanting "Jews will not replace us" as well as "blood and soil" (yes, a Nazi thing, just FYI) all while rallying around a statue of a confederate general. Many things the president said about Charlottesville were incorrect, from who had permits, to the implication that you need them to protest to begin with. He even lied about the winery, which his son owns and isn't anywhere near the largest in the country. But "both sides" were at fault? Just think it through from a moral perspective.

Send this to a friend