Another Space Race and A Woman’s Place

Russia has had a funny history with female cosmonauts. While NASA had been tinkering with the idea of female astronauts, testing 25 extremely qualified women before choosing the Mercury 13, who passed all of the same tests as the Mercury 7 men with flying colors, they decided to “go another … Continue reading

This Game Is Not Zero-Sum

When topics like equality, particularly as it applies to women and LGBTQ people, come up, it’s almost inevitable that someone will blame a lack of “morals and standards” in society for all of the problems we face.

In America, this person usually is referring to some variation of Christian patriarchal … Continue reading

Whose Traditions Are They Anyway?

I’ve been reading a lot of articles over the past few years about “traditional gender roles” from many, many perspectives. Every so often I stop and wonder why this topic fascinates me so much. Finally, it hit me – whose traditions are these, anyway?

I don’t know that much about … Continue reading