I Don’t Know What Tempeh is but it Tastes Like Salt and Ass

There’s a nonprofit here in California that does a lot of good for our residents. It sort of starts with women and children but by extension it’s good for men too. It’s just a good solid non profit that I believe in and I support. In 2012 I gave them a little more than $400 in small increments. Last week I was invited to a fundraiser for them. It was a small one with about 30 women in attendance. It started at 6pm and was $500 to attend. Since I’d …

What Is The Return Policy on Adopted Babies?

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy From an emotionless place I see the wisdom in allowing families to terminate adoptions. From the very specific lens of motherhood, and as a woman who knows more of adoption than most (to be discussed another day), I cannot comprehend this. Here are my questions that have gone unanswered: Why does this woman need to be on that national news? Sometimes trying your best is still a failure. Can we admit that? It does not go both ways, …

Pro Life, Pro Choice, Pro Adoption and Deeply Offended

I am a feminist. Recently that declaration has been called into question. I am a feminist from my earliest moments as my mother’s daughter right up to the moment I decided to become my daughter’s mother. It is appalling to me that there is such divisiveness between women. I am a feminist because I am pro-life. I am a feminist because I do not believe that abortion is the right choice for me, and I pray it’s a choice my daughter never has to make. I am a feminist because …