This book thing is actually happening

You’d think after five years of work I wouldn’t be surprised that I wrote a book, and yet…. ...more

Why do I write a blog?

I received...more

The Hobby Lobby debacle, in other people’s words

I’ve written that health care discrimination is wrong. I’ve written that we need a goddamn Equal Rights Amendment already. I just can’t bring myself to write anything more, so the Official Radical Housewife™ reaction to Burwell v ....more

To the trans friend who recently dropped me on Facebook

I’m sorry. I’m sorry because...more

My Son and #YesAllWomen

Last week my firstborn, 14-year-old Elliott, informed me that a group of girls at his middle school were (and I am quoting him directly here) "causing a fuss about #YesAllWomen." ...more
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My son and #YesAllWomen

Last week my firstborn, 14-year-old Elliott, informed me that a group of girls at his middle school were (and I am quoting him directly here) “causing a fuss about #YesAllWomen.” I was delighted, shocked and confused at the same time. Ever since the Isla Vista killings...more

The complicated feminist sisterhood

This clip is one of my favorite scenes from...more

Our Mother’s Day gift to each other: economic security

Minnesotans, this post is for you. If you live in the other 49, though, don’t worry: the economic security of women, especially mothers and caregivers, is a big deal for you too! Study the work of the Minnesota Coalition for Women’s Economic Security and see how its strategies can be applied in ...more