Posts in category "Double Standards"

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business
Think Before You Tweet! By Nicole Harding A photo of Kevin Durant kissing his MVP mom on the lips, and then that photo of a fully-clothed Willow Smith hanging with a laughing family friend—made the web go wild! Twitter just wouldn’t stop! Outrage and indignation everywhere. Stop it. Just stop it! We project our own... Read more »

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!
But I thought He Wanted to Try By Sylvia Snowden I recently had an opportunity to read an article that featured a young woman I’ve known since high school.  In it, she discussed her journey to single motherhood.  She was quite candid and described the experience as heart-sickening and lonely at moments but, overall, incredibly... Read more »

Date the Guy that Lives with Wife; Snub Him if He Lives With Mom?

Date the Guy that Lives with Wife; Snub Him if He Lives With Mom?
 By A Comeaux I was minding my menial manners on Twitter the other day when I noticed an influx of tweets about what women will and will not tolerate from today’s man. The banter carried on and on about the rules of engagement about everything from who pays for travel for out-of-state hook-ups to how... Read more »
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Ladies Make Him PAY

By Sylvia Snowden I know that for some folks, the recession is in full swing and all, but make him pay for the date. Yes he has bills, but so have you. Make him pay. What’s that you say? “Is it alright for you to handle something small, like the tip?”  NO. Make him pay for... Read more »

Painful Secrets: When a Woman Beats a Man

By Toni Spearman This blog is going to be difficult for me. I can tell you that right off the bat. I’m exasperated by an unsettling dilemma; domestic violence against African American men in our society. Yes, the brothers suffer violent situations at the hand of their women sometimes, too.  Although females are the usual... Read more »

Let's Get Intimate...

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By Yanni Brown Intimate Discussions is where adult conversations meet men and women who are interested in doing Love, Life and the pursuit of balance better. It’s a monthly meeting of the minds where singles, curious, couples, married men and women collectively get twogether to engage in thought provoking conversations about relationships. The conversations are... Read more »
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Hey Girl: Your Boyfriend is NOT Your Husband

Hey Girl: Your Boyfriend is NOT Your Husband
By Zondra Hughes The mission of the Six Brown Chicks is to share our stories in the name of service.  B.R.O.W.N. = Being Responsible Obedient Willingly Now. C.H.I.C.K.S. = Choosing Honesty Integrity Commitment Kindness and Self-Worth. (Thank you Dr. Iyanla Vanzant for realigning our mission). Collectively, we’ve overcome some daunting personal drama (homelessness, workplace bullying,... Read more »

Two Sides to A Mother's Coin

Two Sides to A Mother's Coin
By A Comeaux After writing the blog on a woman’s rights to her body, I received some very spirited feedback, to put it sweetly. I asked for it. I want it, mostly because I like to hear your views and personal experiences. Before I delve too deep, allow my apologies if you’re ever offended. I... Read more »

Dateless on Valentine’s Day? Try a new approach.

Dateless on Valentine’s Day?  Try a new approach.
By Shoya Bowman Tired of being alone on Valentine’s Day?  Tired of logging on to popular social media sites and seeing flowers from lovers or witnessing couples enjoying romantic evenings filled with love on Valentine’s Day? It can be a bit much especially if you’re wishing that you were on the receiving end of love.... Read more »
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When is it okay to be gay?

When is it okay to be gay?
By A Comeaux I’ve been dancing around these feelings. I’m tiptoeing on banana peels in fear of slipping my foot in my mouth. Yet the fire burns. The questions whisper as much as they shout and they demolish any crumb of doubt! I’m a writer. While I try to bring thought provoking blogs to the... Read more »