Is this normal?

I woke up this morning and realized that in almost every job I’ve had I’ve been bullied and/or sexually harassed. Is this normal? I asked my husband that question and he said, “What do you expect my answer to be? Of course not!” And my answer to him was, “Not for you perhaps.” He’s not … Continue reading Is this normal?


The Gordian Knot

Getting my tubes tied on Friday. I like that euphemism. Tubes tied. Sounds like engineering or plumbing. Neutral, benign. Unlike sterilization, which sounds like a salted Earth approach to birth control, which, let’s be honest, it is. It also brings to mind forced sterilizations; of prisoners, people of color, poor people, disabled people, all against … Continue reading The Gordian Knot