Here’s My DACA Deal

Those of you who have read my work for any period of time know the lengths my husband and I had to go through to be together here in the United States. Piles of paperwork; thousands of dollars; months of separation—all of it just to get legal residency status. If he wants citizenship, that’s another…

When Did Birth Control Become “Reproductive Health”? (And Who’s Stopping You From Getting It?)

A few months ago as the graphically disturbing The Handmaid’s Tale” rose to prominence, captivating female audiences across the country—I came across this piece:  “How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale‘ Became the Most Unintentionally Relevant Show Ever.” The premise of the claim? That in the era of Donald Trump, a show about “anti-bigotry, racism, sexism, ignorance, deception…

Dear American Left: This Monster’s On You.

To my friends on the left: You talk a lot about children (ironically in spite of your views on children not yet born). In fact, you reference this group nearly every time you want to combat something a Republican is doing; that some policy is killing our children’s futures. Here’s the deal: I’m going to…