Last year, to celebrate International Women’s Day, I asked a few questions I was confused about (…still am pretty confused about, to be honest). This year I thought I would do the same – and I had a working list of some funny, some serious, some sad issues I had questions about.
But this week has been a heavy one. This year, as a whole, is just so different than years past. I could go on a rant about the state of women, I could go on and on about the sexism – big and small – that is part of our everyday. Women are forced to live in a world that doesn’t value our lives equally, doesn’t educate us at the same rates, and doesn’t pay us the same for the same work. And those are statistical facts, not opinions. I could write about that. I could. Read More
For the month of December – in honor of Dressember – I’ll be blogging everyday! Thoughts on anything from fighting for justice to feminism, from dresses I’m wearing to books I’m reading, and everything in between.
December 1st means it’s 24 days till Christmas, it’s 5 days till the epic Christmas Collective (if you’re in San Diego, join me?!), and it means it’s Dressember 1st. Dressember?? What’s that?
Dressember is so many things. A world wide movement. A chance for women to stand together, for each other. A simple way to take a loud stand. A call for justice, for all. It’s beautiful, it’s amazing, and it’s finally here! Still confused by what it actually is? For the month of December, girls are committing to wearing dresses every single day. Every day! While doing so, they are raising money to fight human trafficking. I love it. What a seemingly small act that has such a big influence – which is how, in my opinion, one changes the world. Read More