I wrote a four-part advice column for Jezebel called Ask the Matriarchy that specialized in no bullshit parenting advice.
Both holy and wholly her own, Amy Grant was the soundtrack to my rebellion. When my church rejected her, what I heard was, “You can’t be a believer and a woman who wants more.”
Killers of the Flower Moon calls forth a history of memory, of loss, of silence, and white complicity, all of which are still part of our devastating national reality.
The answer is never to disengage. The answer is to never stop hoping. Maybe the pink hats were silly, but they were something.
People Were Hungry and Angry Then Too
In terms of the rarity of her toolkit, she is like a unicorn, chased by chupacabra, eaten by Bigfoot. She is just an amazing person in every respect.”
"Texans don't care about politics."
As a nation, we gravely underestimated the toxic hybrid of sexism and racism, even though it has been there all along.
The parallels between America’s 32nd and 42nd first ladies are hard to push aside. In 2016, would Roosevelt still believe that America isn’t ready for a female president?
In college, when I began dating the man who would become my husband, he told me that his family loved baseball.
"Okay," I said, treating the news as if he'd said they all liked the color blue -- a fine distinguishing characteristic, but nothing that had anything to do with me.
Interview with Arlie Russell Hochschild:
Meet the Evangelical Christian women resolved to go behind the backs of their families, friends, and pastors to break party lines.
You told your daughter she could be president, you told your son love wins—now what?