One of the the main topics I write about here at LADYHOOD journey is equality. It has bothered me year-after-year that I have not been able to attend the annual Pride Fest, the Equality March or Pride in the Street, in my own city. This year, of course I am busy with my daughter and building my brand and business, but I made a commitment that I had to be there to support my LGBTQIA+ brothers and sisters Continue reading “My First Pride Fest”
You seek to destroy.
Continuously breaking down bridges.
Building barriers, high fences, and walls.
Corruption masked by popular culture.
The media lies covering truth.
There are so many words that I can share in regards to the importance of this post, but I think reading it provides enough insight to its purpose and value.
Thank you Scottish Muslimah for speaking out against the stereotypical discrimination that Muslims face, and for creating such an insightful post!
You are such a strong advocate, and I appreciate your voice and your purpose in educating those who have a bias against Muslims!
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“I’m sorry.” They said. For the umpteenth time. It occurred to them that, in fact, they had nothing to be sorry for but if they didn’t say it, life would be much harder.
I’m sorry that innocent people all over the world have been killed.
I’m sorry that the killers associate themselves with my religion.
I’m sorry that these terrorists groups are somehow being funded and are able to exist.
I’m sorry that people have been marginalised and ostracised to the extent that they were able to be radicalised.
I’m sorry that Muslims who are killed by terrorists get little to no coverage in the media.
I’m sorry that you don’t understand my religion.
I’m sorry that you think I am responsible for any act of terror because people who carry out those acts claim to follow the same religion as me.
I’m sorry that you don’t…
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I read a post Black Lives Matter by an anti-abortion blogger.
As a black mother, of course the title caught my eye, but it was the statement that started my journey to a greater knowledge.
Original statement: “Four out of ten black children are killed in the womb. Black lives matter?“
“Where after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small they cannot be seen on any map of the world. Test they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood he lives in, the school or college he attends; the factory, farm, or office where he works.
Women have come so far. I reblogged this post because of the validity of some of the points the original blogger made. Truly valid.
I think we as women have made much progress, but there is still more to fight for because equality is essential in all areas of life for women and men. Keep marching, keep fighting for our rights; the rights below the surface. Yes, we can vote, work, drive cars, and own our own businesses, but the sly looks you get from men in power, the overlook, the shun, the disrespect, sexual harrassment…. yes, we still have to fight for that!
We must, as women continue to value human life. It is important to me to educate women to be the best versions of themselves because it is something I am always working on, and all women deserve to know that they truly are the core of life, and no matter the stereotypical discrimation, never back down, fight through a mans personal bull****!
The emotional and psychological struggles that cause women to doubt their potential, disgusts me, but it is embedded in our society. It’s the foundation. Every day, we must try to rebuild that foundation.
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Lately, it’s been really weird to be a woman.
Not because of any fashion or makeup trends…although, I will say…I don’t quite understand the reemergence of the shoulder pad.
But because of all the recent hyper focus on…feminism.
The Women’s March, International Women’s Day, protests, walk outs, I mean, we get it already…
But to be honest, I am confused by the whole matter.
Women are not marginalized in the United States of America.
What are they fighting for? Why all the anger?
Now listen, I know that this post is probably going to garner a lot of backlash, but you know what, that’s okay. I would love to hear thoughts on all sides of this issue. Truly. Every person is entitled to their own viewpoints, and I respect those feelings, even if they differ from mine. And of course, there is always room for improvement in removing some lingering…
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Equality means Equality!
Equality means love.
Equality does not me agreeing…
Equality means acceptance of difference.
Equality means speaking out against injustices for those outside of your cohort!
At the center of my heart, there is a bubble.
a bubble filled with a dark cloud.
a dark cloud of worry, fear, concern, pain…
pain that floats inside my heart and aches…
aches due to inequality and disparities…
I read a post that completely disturbed me…
I am beyond disappointed, hurt, or fury…
Trying to understand how someone could be so simple-minded, belittling, and ignorant, does not come easy to me. The post, “I will not apologize to faggots”
I read a post yesterday evening that completely disturbed me…
Anyone that reads my blog, knows that I a pro-equality… there are so many advocates that only support the concerns that they feel are important. All advocacy is beneficial to a cause, whether its lead in the water, the #blacklivesmatter movement, poor education systems, or poverty…
But, how can you fight for true equality, if you consider some concerns, and yet dismiss others? That is an alternative fact!
Equality for LGBTQIAP+ is a cause that is just as important as any other, and should be fought for by those with privilege; heterosexuals.