My mom forgot to buy me dolls. I had a brother first, and we didn't have a ton of money. So I played with whatever he had plus an American Girl doll that she bought me after someone mentioned "Wait, does your daughter have any dolls?" when I was already seven years old. »3/07/14 9:41am3/07/14 9:41am


Admission time: I really, really dislike (even loathe) the song "Happy Christmas (War is Over)" by John Lennon, with the children singing in the background. It is horrible, it is the worst, and everyone else loves it, but the children singing grates on my nerves so badly. Which is weird, because normally I don't mind… »2/03/14 10:53am2/03/14 10:53am

And what's shorthand for assuming that people who are insensitive to someone's suffering are probably white men? I get the idea of averages and probabilities, but it still strikes me as a lazy and cynical way to dismiss people who are saying things you disagree with. It's certainly not constructive to jump to gender… »1/28/14 2:09pm1/28/14 2:09pm