Hot and Bothered! The Not-So-Hidden Issue In Our Political Climate Today. Let’s Talk About SEX!

To begin: WHAT I BELIEVE ABOUT SEX: These first 5 statements are taken directly from SEICUS (www.seicus.org) Do check them out, they are outstanding. Sexual rights are human rights, and they are based on the inherent freedom, dignity, and equality of all human beings. Sexual rights include the right to bodily integrity, sexual safety, sexual … Continue reading

“Pregnancy is Unethical?!”:

Originally posted on The United Families International Blog:
Ann Bailey Pregnancy is unethical.  Bet you didn’t know that.  Anna Smajdor, an ethicist at the UK’s University of East Anglia, believes that being pregnant for nine months  and then delivering  the child is too risky, painful and socially restrictive to subject women to it any longer.  …

The Versatile Blogger Award!

OK, I  am reallllllllly bad at remembering to do things and I just remembered that the FANTASTIC worrywarts-guide-to-sex-and-marriage sent me a nomination way back in November of 2011 and I totally meant to make a post and then the holidays happened…and finals….and life. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the awesome adventures over … Continue reading

You Are Cordially Invited…to a Chicken Pox Exposure Party. Please RSVP.

OK. So my invite didn’t say that. It actually said: “Carly* has the chicken pox and we wanted to invite you over for a pox party tomorrow morning from 9am-noon for some controlled exposure and snacks and fun! Let me know if you guys can make it, we’d love to see you!” *name has been … Continue reading

Veterans Day

Veterans Day   Today we honor and remember those men and women who have stepped up and said, “I’ll go.” and served our country through the military. Some gave all, all gave some and yet it almost seems trite to categorize this day with such greeting card-esque phrases. “Honoring all who served.” “Remembering your service.” … Continue reading

I am NOT the 99%. A Reaction to “Occupy This” Movements

For the last month or so the “Occupy Wall Street” movement has been making waves across the country and the world.  Citizens, upset at corporate bailouts and lack of fiscal accountability, a strangling job market, and the state of the world economically in general have taken to the streets to protest. Along with these citizens, … Continue reading

Beauty and the Boobs: A Conversation.

If you clicked here to see some sort of intense cleavage shot. Fail.   Anyway. This post is about breasts and beauty. Obviously written from the point of an adult female who does, in fact, have her own set and inspired in part by a radio-commercial that I heard on my way home from shopping … Continue reading

Music and Censorship: A Debate!

I love radio. I do. I love to listen to the randomness, the DJ commentary and the ‘Drive at 5.” I frequently rock out at the traffic light to whatever song is on and have even been applauded by strangers in the crosswalk. A silent car is not for me. If I am in it, … Continue reading

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