Bella Lane

Women Of Power: Election 2016

“I cried because I want my daughters to feel that blazing pride, that affirmation of their boundless capacity – not from their husbands, but from their world, from the atmosphere, from inviolable wells of certainty inside themselves. I cried because it’s not fair, and I’m so tired. I cried because I don’t even know what… Continue reading Women Of Power: Election 2016

Election 2016 · Julia of Oceania · Social Justice

Reflecting on the 2016 Election 

Being a “feeler” or an empath, is one of the most essential parts of my being. I feel things, often to the point of exhaustion. This can be a blessing and a bit of a curse. So processing the results of this election has definitely been difficult for me. These last few days have been… Continue reading Reflecting on the 2016 Election 

Election 2016 · Khaleesi Quinn

America the Intolerant

Last night I sat in utter disbelief as I watched Donald Trump win the presidential election. I was shocked, almost unable to process that this was actually happening. It was a nightmare come to life. The United States is so much more racist, sexist, and homophobic than I had ever previously imagined. I knew that… Continue reading America the Intolerant

Election 2016 · Social Justice

Final Thoughts on the Election

Today, I was hoping to wake up and tell a girl “you could grow up to be president” without it being wishful thinking. Still, a woman with 30 years of political experience just narrowly lost presidency to (all jokes aside) an admitted racist who built his platform on advocating for rape and systematic oppression, and has no political… Continue reading Final Thoughts on the Election

Bella Lane · black lives matter · Social Justice

5 Ingredients for White Privilege Part 2: Mass Incarceration

“Like Jim Crow (and slavery), mass incarceration operates as a tightly networked system of laws, policies, customs, and institutions that operate collectively to ensure the subordinate status of a group defined largely by race.” ― Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness After addressing the origin of the criminalization of… Continue reading 5 Ingredients for White Privilege Part 2: Mass Incarceration

Election 2016 · Social Justice

Joe Walsh is Grabbing his “Musket” if Donald Trump is Not Elected Come November 9th

Former Representative Joe Walsh is immediately under fire again due to a tweet. Instead of threatening war on the President this time though, He’s threatened to grab his “musket” if Donald Trump is not elected come November 9th. There has yet to be an explanation following this tweet, however, plenty of people have already begun… Continue reading Joe Walsh is Grabbing his “Musket” if Donald Trump is Not Elected Come November 9th