We all know the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” But few know that the author of that ditty, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788-1879) was also the person who […]
This year, GLAAD is running an #AwkwardThanksgiving campaign with the catchphrase “I’m letting Aunt Betty feel awkward this Thanksgiving.” GLAAD’s website urges you, if you feel comfortable, to discuss your […]
I spend a lot of time on this blog pointing out the totally outrageous attempts of the anti-choice movement to take away women’s constitutionally guaranteed right to make their own […]
With Thanksgiving drawing closer, many of us look forward to stuffing ourselves like turkeys and plunging into the sugared gluttony that is the hallmark of the classic American holiday. And […]
There was no turkey, no happy exchange, no “sharing” between Pilgrims and Indigenous Peoples at this Thanksgiving. Rather, Indigenous Peoples gave, and Pilgrims took.
There will be an unexpected guest at Thanksgiving this year, one you’ll barely notice. You only know her by her hands, which pick, process and package that rich feast your […]