Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, poverty thoughts

There's no way to structure this coherently. They are random observations that might help explain the mental processes. But often, I think that we look at the academic problems of poverty and have no idea of the why. We know the what and the how, and we can see systemic problems, but it's rare to have a poor person… » 11/14/13 1:12pm 11/14/13 1:12pm

Fat Studies Slam Poetry

So each day of my Fat Studies class, I'm sharing a relevant slam poetry piece with the class. Then I was thinking about it and thought, "Hey, I bet my Jezzies would enjoy these, too!" So here are the three I've shown so far, and I'll try to remember to post more here over the remainder of the month. :) Hope you like… » 7/11/13 10:51pm 7/11/13 10:51pm

Sign This Petition to Support the Legalization of Therapeutic Abortion…

The awesome ladies from MILES started this petition to ask the parliament of Chile to stop their insanity and allow women (and girls) the right to abort in cases of rape, incest, or where their life is in danger. Chile is one of the few countries where abortion is illegal without exceptions. » 7/11/13 10:14pm 7/11/13 10:14pm

*Trigger Warning* 11 Year-old Girl Forced to Carry Pregnancy (from…

You guys, being a feminist in Chile is hard. Abortion is illegal (in ALL CASES), we are always seeing some new story in the news about a woman killed by her abusive husband, one time a facebook (female) friend said feminism was just an unfortunate trend. And then THIS SHIT HAPPENED. » 7/10/13 12:39pm 7/10/13 12:39pm

If you think the Texas law is f*cked up wait till you hear what's happening in the far-away land of Chile. We are one of the few countries where abortion is illegal. IN ALL CASES. Now there's an 11 year-old girl who was raped by her stepfather and is pregnant and we have morronic right-wing politicians saying sh*t… » 7/09/13 10:24pm 7/09/13 10:24pm