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Two Spotlights on Spotlight

Two Spotlights on Spotlight

The film that wins Best Picture might not have been everyone’s first choice, but it will have had the most fans across the Academy.  The vote of the overall Academy chooses best picture. I have contemplated the significance of the movie Spotlight winning the Oscar for Best Picture.  I am delighted it did.  I believe […]

Presidential Campaign

Hi all, I am not highly opinionated when it comes to politics.  I do find it completely fascinating that there is a current contest over abortion/rape/pregnancy/what defines rape. I have to wonder if either Obama or Romney has ever really studied what defines rape. By the way, Redeem The Silence; An Unintended Journey is now […]

Rape Kits–Thank you God

I have mentioned rape-kits in a previous blog.  It is so great that these exist.  The advent of DNA has been used to free innocent people, and its use for prosecuting rapists and pedophiles is so hopeful.  Though many cities are lagging behind or resisting doing the testing, I can  see a trend starting. Amanda […]

Continuing With “Rape is Rape”

This article “Rape is Rape” is so rich.  Stephanie Hallett  unpacks succinctly so much of what is left out of these traditional definitions.  I will just list what she includes: non-consenual sodomy non-consenual oral rape. object rape such as fingers, fists, and objects. all male survivors. people with physical or mental disabilities, unconscious, or under […]

Wow! MS. Magazine

No, I am not a reader of MS.  Though there are some good things about the ‘feminist movement,’ I do not support their approach.  I would rather see a ‘men’s movement’ to bring equality, build character and reduce violence to women.  Well, I just had that idea come to mind so it might be something to think about.  […]

A Visit to the Dentist

Yesterday I had to go to the dentist for an unplanned sort of urgent need.  I am having a crown and filling done, and the lab wanted a new imprint of something.  My dentist asked me if I was in pain during the process and I shook my head no (don’t you just love it the […]