I Will be Giving my Baby Up for Adoption Because He’s Black


As a privileged white woman, I cannot imagine the type of hardships that a black man has to go through during the course of their life. I’ve only heard about, and read about, how African American men are incarcerated at a much higher rate as opposed to men of other races, how they earn less money, how they don’t have as many opportunities in life, all sorts of things. Continue reading I Will be Giving my Baby Up for Adoption Because He’s Black

What it Takes to be a Modern Feminist

Ever since I decided to share the story of my abortion, I’ve had to endure more hate-spewing than I ever did when I just told my family and friends. I suppose that is just something that happens when you get to hide behind a keyboard, blissfully unaware of the real world changing in real time. Continue reading What it Takes to be a Modern Feminist

My Ex-Husband Beat me and he Won Custody of our Daughter

Escaping a domestic violence situation may have been the hardest thing I have ever done, but my life is 100x better because of it. My ex-husband was a sad, bitter man. The kind of person who always thought everything in life was out to get him, so he took his anger and frustration out on me physically. After 9 long years of marriage, I decided that I finally had enough. Continue reading My Ex-Husband Beat me and he Won Custody of our Daughter

My Husband Left me Because I’m Pregnant

I’m a recently single mother of two young girls and I am currently pregnant, living in San Diego, and working 50 hours a week. My husband Greg and I would have been married for 5 years in April if we were still together.

5 weeks ago, right before the end of the year, I told Greg that we were expecting our third child. We weren’t trying for one, but it happened anyway. Greg was very unhappy when I told him, he actually blamed me for getting pregnant, nevermind that he was the one who pushed for unprotected sex all the time.

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