Category Archives: Commentary

In Answer to Your Question About Who Won the Sports Ball Competition

In Answer to Your Question About Who Won the Sports Ball Competition A joint project by Karen Craigo & Karin Barbee Super Bowl Sunday, 2016 I want to start a list: If you’ve ever enjoyed a corn dog, you’re not … Continue reading

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Eat it, xoJane. I’m a Stay-at-Home-Mom and I Have a Job to Do

Eat it, xoJane. I’m a Stay-at-Home-Mom and I Have a Job to Do By Jenny Kanevsky You’ve heard the expression “Parenthood: the toughest job you’ll ever love.” No? So you don’t think being a parent is a job and more … Continue reading

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A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever”

A Rereading of the “Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever” by Anoosh Jorjorian This letter has been making the rounds on social media as fodder for mockery: I have an alternate reading: Dear family, We know we should be grateful … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Famous Rapper Falls in Love with Your Quote

What Happens When a Famous Rapper Falls in Love with Your Quote By Mik Everett Last Monday, I woke up to something weirder than I could possibly imagine. I woke up to find that Drake had posted a quote by … Continue reading

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We Can’t Breathe

We Can’t Breathe Cleveland high-school students respond to state violence. An introduction from teacher and project coordinator Sarah Marcus: I never wanted to be a teacher. It took some weathering to arrive here. Years of resisting the inevitable. Growing up, … Continue reading

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In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two)

In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two) by Perry Janes *A version of this originally appeared as a post on the author’s Facebook page. It’s reprinted here with permission.   There are people on my newsfeed … Continue reading

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Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment By Leslie Maxwell By now you’ve likely seen the video released recently by Hollaback!, a campaign to end street harassment, in which a woman walking around New York is harassed … Continue reading

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