Category Archives: Activism

Environmentalist mom trades principles for convenience

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Photo: Photo via Ned Horton. There is practically nothing as hard as caring for a newborn baby, and to have to do it when you are sleepwalking is sort of like climbing Everest in a skimpy nylon windbreaker and high heels — you’re just not properly equipped. I had earnestly studied the debate over whether […]

A Call to Arms and Breasts

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When I was in high school, I knew people who stood on the corner across from the mall holding signs that read, “Fur is dead.” Friends in college joined local chapters of Amnesty International and attended war protests. I was interested in volunteerism and serving the community, but I never really considered myself an activist. […]