Occupy V-Day: The Greatest Love Of All

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This is part of the OccupyVDay movement, sponsored by Samhita Mukhopadhyay. I found out about it via┬áJennifer Pozner and didn’t think I would, but Ms. Houston inspired this. Rest in peace. Until a few years ago, Valentine’s Day worsened everything I knew about love. My first crush was this girl …


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I read a story today by Kathy Dobie for GQ about the 11-year-old girl who was raped by 19 or so men ranging from ages 16 to 27 in Cleveland, TX. The crime as an isolated incident? Heinous, and as an isolated incident reeks of the sexism some of us …

Bad Sugar

Sugar, Spice, and Other Items We Should Never Mix

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“They say you can’t turn a bad girl good, but once a good girl’s gone bad, she’s gone forever.” – Jay-Z, “Song Cry” Five years ago, when I first used this quote for my former blog, I wrote about my relationships with the opposite sex, and pondered whether the adversities …

Ladies Need Love, Too

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Mike Jackson once dedicated himself to a lady in his life.I’d like to extend a similar offer. Today, after a little contemplation in school, I realized how blessed I am to have the women in my life, and how they set a precedent for not only how I interact with …