Activism

50 Ways To Promote Peace

September 21st is the International Day Of Peace. This is an “unusual” holiday as it’s not observed on your run-of-the-mill calendar, but the concept shouldn’t be unusual at all (although to many it unfortunately is). I wonder if there’s a tally somewhere of all the pageant participants that answered the question, “If you could change […]

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2nd Annual Baltimore Scarf Abandonment Project Install Day

Photo: Maura Housley When I started this project in 2016, I never could have imagined how much it would expand in just a year. I had no idea what I was in for! There were about fifty people who donated scarves for the 2017 Install, and we hung those up with six volunteers. This year, […]

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Fuck You, Louis C.K.

triggers: sexual abuse It hurts me to write this post. Earlier today as I was waiting for a friend to come over, I almost put on one of Louis C.K.’s many stand-up specials on my TV, but I said to myself, “Mary, you always watch him. Watch something else.” It’s true. At least once a […]

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Announcing: 2nd Annual Baltimore Scarf Abandonment

Last year we started something I want to turn into a tradition — abandoning scarves for those who need them here in Baltimore! Please join in for the 2nd Annual Baltimore Scarf Abandonment! Just like last year, if you’re not local, you can still absolutely participate in this project. You just need to mail your […]

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