Love and Community in 2013: Reflecting on the Past, Looking Towards the Future

2013 ends in less than 6 hours. In the remaining time left, I would like to challenge myself to step back and reflect on the many blessings that this past year has brought me. Not only has 2013 marked the beginning of my online writing and activism,

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Musings at the Crossroads Between Law Enforcement and Feminism

-Image Credit- Can I be honest with you? I’m graduating college this coming May, and I truly can’t believe that pretty soon, this chapter of my life will be over. I will be starting a new chapter after commencement, and those blank pages, just waiting to be

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Travel Post: Photographs From My Recent Trip to El Salvador

Last week, I came back from a 9-day trip to El Salvador where I visited tons of family and immersed myself in my beautiful, Salvadorian culture. The last time I went was 5 years ago in the summer of 2008, so I knew that this trip would

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On the Importance of Feminism in Men’s Lives

*Trigger warning: My first paragraph contains language addressing sexual assault, extreme violence and homophobia. After writing a blog post on 101 Everyday Ways for Men to be Allies to Women, I’ve sadly reconfirmed my belief that men need feminism, now more than ever before. While most of

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101 Everyday Ways for Men to Be Allies to Women

I’ve considered myself a feminist and male ally to women for quite some time. When I took my first Women’s Studies class two years ago with Professor Denise Witzig, little did I know that it would take me down an unsuspecting, beautiful, and transformative path towards feminism.

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