R.A.P.E.

Did she make it up? Why is he hostile? All these potential victims – women, children, even some men.  Abducted kidnapped sold trafficked intimidated at work touched as a child Outranked in the military Intimidated  Grabbed or groped by a rich guy who thinks he just can Molested by a teacher – a female teacher…

Why are there more clothing lines for dogs than disabled people?

Check it out: http://snatchedsunglasses.net/why-are-there-more-clothing-lines-for-dogs-than-disabled-people/ It’s not often I repost another’s blog, but this was too great to pass up. Check out this article published by snatchedsunglasses.net. When we talk about human rights and fashion in the same breath, the subject of proper clothing and fashion for individuals with physical impairments is one I hadn’t considered….

Stepped off the Planet Last Month…What Was the Fashion Like?

Since partially retiring (I’ll never fully retire), I’ve had several moments of silence, several days alone (enjoyed them since I never feel lonely), and a few days of my lupus acting up, which caused me several hours of sleeping and dreaming. Here’s what I thought and day-dreamed about a lot. Oh how I wish I…

Help Jo’el Go Viral CONTEST

Here I am just blogging away about human rights, etc, etc, etc, and wondering why nothing I write ever goes viral…NOTHING! And then I woke up and smelled the coffee burning. Yep, I decided to check on “What’s trending now,” and that’s when I realized that I either need to have a very entertaining circus…

Flowers, Flowers and more Flowers – What were they really for?

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), and while I’m a feminist and not at all afraid to say so, this is no feminist rant….in fact, it’s quite the opposite. In 2005, I was living and working in Ukraine during IWD. I’d never celebrated it, talked about it, or even recognized it with other women. As…