This week has reinforced that the weight of memory is carried by the victim. The perpetrator can choose not to remember.
Those who decry “cancel culture” are actually highlighting the power they hold, and the dissimilarity between being cancelled and being silenced.
The Vice Presidential Debate boiled down to yet another extraordinary woman being comprehensively patronized, lectured, and interrupted by yet another deeply mediocre man.
Forbes published a list of the most innovative leaders in America today. Surprisingly, they found room for only one woman. But hey, what are we complaining about, right?
Recently, IBM fired 100,000 workers they deemed too old. Clearly, those who make these decisions today will be those affected tomorrow.
I see it every day, in the matter of gender, one invariably blames the other. I suggest we not get caught up in that and start being responsible for our own actions.
Despite the inflammatory times we live in, I don’t do outrage. It’s pointless. That being said, if I see something outrageous, I will call it out.
The Aziz Ansari situation is beyond just that. It speaks of the larger issue, in how we’re quick to blame women and excuse men.
It seems we can be forgiven after all for weeping over the deaths of celebrities we never meet. We mourn our own fragility, faced with the reminder that nobody can live forever.
Trump’s surprise win over Clinton is a shock to the system, but it proves how far we truly stand back in righting equality.