Tag Archives: respect

Speaking Truth to Power

We watch TV, movies, where scripts clearly and definitely lay out evidence, behaviors, stagings to ensure we get the message loud and clear. The goal of those are to provide the audience with a clear, clear message, from start to … Continue reading

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Integrity

Integrity matters. These are frustrating times, but to be honest, they all have been. Call me naive, tell me I have trust issues, overly high expectations. Tell me I’m too sensitive. Go ahead, I have. I’ve used those words to explain the ways … Continue reading

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Validation and Hope

A Season of Triggers This election season has been devastating. So many of us have watched as examples from our lives flash before us over and over and over again for the world to see. Times when we were always … Continue reading

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Our Language Defines Us … or does it?

How many times have you heard it said that our language defines us. First it was anthropology courses, as the idea of communication emerged. If you were like me, you wondered why you never heard it in English and writing … Continue reading

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HB2 in North Carolina is not about safety, it’s about discrimination and segregation

The fight for gender-specific bathrooms, or rather, against gender neutral bathrooms or the right for individuals to choose which is most appropriate for them, is in no way related to the bullshit cover suggesting they are protecting our women and … Continue reading

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​An Open Letter to the Media

This entire discussion and controversy is unconscionable. For WEEKS, trumplestilskiens have been promoting conpiracy theories, easily debunked, about HRC’S health, and the media has allowed and perpetuated it, ignoring the detailed health information she had already released. Yes, it was … Continue reading

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Two Words Demonstrate The Problem

Shootings vs. Killings This is frustrating, the news is pussyfooting around all these discussions. How can we fix the issues, how can we move in the right direction. And the consultants come on and start by giving condolences to the … Continue reading

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Unwritten Rules in the Workplace

We sat around the office table one evening chatting, as sometimes happens, them over wine, me over soda. My counterpart from another department continued the banter we had established, as the sarcastic duo of the company, that for a while … Continue reading

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