Intersectional in All the Right Ways

Merriam-Webster’s Definition of intersectionality : the complex, cumulative way in which the effects of multiple forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, or intersect especially in the experiences of marginalized individuals or groups. I am intersectionality challenged. I am a white woman who was born into a lower middle-class family. I…

Who Can Stand Upright?

  The unjust cry out for revenge justice: “No Justice, No Peace! The envious shout for equal outcome justice: “Fair Share!” Feminists rally for Pro-choice justice: “Abortion is a Civil Right!” The LGBT coalition demands lifestyle justification justice: “We demand equality and not your approval!” Social justice advocates crave an inclusive world: “Check Your Privilege!”…

The Life of the Party

The office of the Director of Behavioral Management Services (BMS), Social Sciences Division, Administration Building No. 1 of 20, Government Dept. of Social Services, Godwin Ave., Washington D.C.: A knock on the door. A voice from inside, “Come in.” “Life Coach Tidd reporting sir.” “How did it go today, Tidd? Have a seat.” “Thank you,…