Is the personal political?

Ivy HestSkills and Principles, Theory, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

(About 8.5 minutes to read) This past Wednesday I shared a deeply personal story about my body, my feelings about my body, and how it impacted the way I interacted with others.   It was published in my friend’s sex, dating, and relationship column, The Debrief, on JewishBoston.com. Here are the thoughts that went through my head throughout this process: It’s 3am and I … Read More

On Allyship and Action

Ivy HestHow-To, Individual Sustainability, Real Talk, Skills and PrinciplesLeave a Comment

(About 5.5 minutes to read, plus some great posts) On Saturday, an historic (ugh I always hated that grammar thing) event happened across the country as thousands joined marches for the Millions March .  Seeing that kind of mass action was both upsetting and inspiring.  I attended the march in Oakland, first with the organized march and then later with … Read More