The Pence controversy: Misunderstanding social conservatism

I am a bit disappointed by the current media fixation on Vice President Mike Pence’s personal policy of social restraint. I am speaking of course of the recent controversy surrounding Pence’s pronouncement that he never dines alone with a woman who is not his wife. The media has roundly criticized…

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The taboo of talking about periods

Talking openly about menstruation is like uttering Voldemort’s name—eye’s get big, voices drop to a whisper and phrases such as, “you know what” get used in place of the name. With all of this in mind, and using the energy stirred up by a viral hashtag from 2015, a group of…

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