#metoo Consider the man?


Believe the woman! I am a supporter of the #meetoo movement.  For hundreds of years men, have abused women, at home, school and in the work place simply because they could.   I was one of those men who remained silent because speaking up could damage my upward mobility.   Many women suffered in silence for those … More #metoo Consider the man?

When she falls for her


Don’t gossip. Don’t share. Talk. By: Corinna Amendola\ The American In Italia Coming up with clear answers when people ask questions about heterosexual breakups is hard enough. Add gender issues and it just gets a lot harder. Intimate relationships and they way they play out remains the most irrational aspect of a person’s life — … More When she falls for her

Acceptance: the apology


Apology  (Merriam-Webster)  An admission of error or discourtesy accompanied by an expression of regret (a public apology) something that is said or written to defend something that other people criticize : defense   The book is an apology for capitalism informal : a poor substitute or example : makeshift He’s a poor apology for a father.   Why do people apologize? (What are the benefits?)  … More Acceptance: the apology

How white women use strategic tears to silence women of color


 ‘Often, when I have attempted to speak to or confront a white woman about something she has said or done that has impacted me adversely, I am met with tearful denials and indignant accusations that I am hurting her’ Photograph: Caro/Alamy The legitimate grievances of brown and black women are no match for the accusations … More How white women use strategic tears to silence women of color

Daddy left Mommy for Tommy, or what to do when a parent comes out as gay


   Coming out to the kids in the midst of a divorce can make a fraught process even more difficult SUDI “RICK” KARATAs Excerpted from “Rainbow Relatives: Real-World Stories and Advice on How to Talk to Kids about LGBTQ+ Families and Friends” by Sudi (“Rick”) Karatas. Copyright 2018 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. Just in time … More Daddy left Mommy for Tommy, or what to do when a parent comes out as gay