Facebook Posts: October 13 and November 9, 2016

Welcome to the world of eye-rolling low-level daily sexism! Today’s adventure: Female with a Handtruck!! 1. Boss says it will take two people to lift a large box onto said handtruck. Suggests I grab two male coworkers. (I’m not a people? Maybe he just didn’t notice that I do, indeed, have arms?) 2. Male coworker … More Facebook Posts: October 13 and November 9, 2016

Facebook Posts: October 19 – 20, 2016

Live comments watching the Clinton vs Trump presidential debate: “No YOU’RE the puppet!” “Donald thinks belittling women makes him bigger. He goes after their dignity, their self-worth, and I don’t think there is a woman anywhere who doesn’t know what that feels like.” -Hillary Clinton, hitting the nail right on the head “Well, Chris, let … More Facebook Posts: October 19 – 20, 2016

Facebook Post: January 29, 2017

Here’s a thing I wrote last year around Latvian Independence Day. Today Latvians in my city are celebrating Draudzīgais Aicinājums (“The Friendly Invitation”), a Latvian tradition where we celebrate and support schools. I can’t fathom how wholly unfair it is that my refugee community is fortunate enough to celebrate our traditions in the peaceful safety … More Facebook Post: January 29, 2017