Defining Respect

There is a lot of discussion going around about football players kneeling during the National Anthem and how some folks see it as unpatriotic and disrespectful. I disagree. If the players were turning their backs on the flag, or making rude gestures at it, that would be disrespectful. Instead, they are kneeling, or linking arms.… Read More

Math For Girls

There is a movie I haven’t been able to see yet, but am very much looking forward to: Hidden Figures. To say it’s about time would be a gross understatement. For me, this movie’s revelation was not learning of African-American women working as human computers for NASA; it was learning there were women involved at… Read More

A Million Women Strong

Millions of women across the country and across the world marched in solidarity Saturday January 21st, and it is being hailed as the largest single protest march ever held. It was also entirely peaceful, with no arrests, no looting, no violence. Just one very loud and very strong voice putting the powers of the world… Read More

Late Making History

The presidential race is in full swing and the first debate has occurred. I have to say this is certainly the strangest race in my memory, yet it is also a history making one. We have the first female presidential nominee from a major political party. Whether or not you like the person who has… Read More

Entry #1

Hello and thank you for taking the time to visit my website and read my blog. If you’re thinking “Ordinary Feminist” is an odd term, you’re probably right. I found a lot of versions of feminism on line: liberal feminism, radical feminism, Third Wave, socialist, eco, the derogatory feminazi – the list goes on and… Read More

Stopping the Hate

Once again the country is shocked and saddened by an act of hate taking the lives of 49 innocent people. Once again there is finger pointing and blame as the same question arises – why? Why is always the question everyone wants answered. And when the violator dies during the altercation, they cannot be asked… Read More