Addressing the failure in my Rousey piece

UPDATED on August 5: Since I wrote this post, there have been pieces about Rousey’s transphobia that draw an even clearer picture of what I failed to cover and why that is a problem: When Role Models Become Problematic: Ronda Rousey and Transmisogyny at The Mary Sue How Ronda Rousey broke the UFC’s brand at …

Proof

Proof: Bill Cosby

Update: for some people, even Cosby’s own words don’t count as proof because can you really ever PROVE that rape happened? (rhetorical question) Something I’m especially interested in is what actually counts as “proof.” I’ve written about this in detail on this blog twice before: once about female scientists saying they faced discrimination, the other …

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On Major Decisions and Regret

This past Thursday, I participated in a local storytelling project, Testify (their Tumblr has more info). It was my second time (I performed in their first show and then this time in their anniversary show). The theme was “Hindsight” and as soon as I heard about the theme, I knew I had a story I wanted …