Author: Renee

Thanks Feministe and Good-Bye

I would like to thank the Feministe bloggers for so generously sharing their space with me.  I really appreciate the opportunity to engage with such a large audience.  Thanks everyone for the great conversations that went on in comments.  Remember…

Sunday Shame: Ebay Frilly Shirt Edition

Another Sunday has rolled around and since everyone enjoyed last weeks Sunday Shane, I have decided to once again cross post it here at Feministe. Since becoming disabled, I have taken to making my clothing purchases on EBAY.  The unhusband…

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. It ravaged the Gulf Coast from central Florida to Texas. New Orleans was the most affected due to the levees breaking. Many evacuated before the storm hit landfall, however; those unable…

What’s Accessible To You?

Different bodies, need different kinds of accommodation.  It seems to me that many believe, a one size fits all solution, will work as far as making spaces more inclusive but in my experience, as a differently abled bodied person, I…

Are Animals and Humans the Same?

I have written repeatedly about the offensive nature of PeTA’S campaigns because I find that their approach is often dehumanizing.  Much of the time, they buttress their position by saying that we are no different than animals and therefore are…

Sunday Shame: Condiment Edition

Monday to Friday I generally focus on very serious issues when I blog.  On the weekends because it is a time of relaxation for all, I like to have a little fun and do lighter fare.   Every Sunday I write…