I was planning on writing my reflections on gender since its women’s month but then I watched the awkward handshake moment between Donald Trump and Angela Merkel and I had a, oh here we go moment.
I can’t believe that in the past I could not fathom criticizing an American president too much, they were God-like to me. I held them in such high regard but since Trump came to power only a few months ago, I have written a dozen articles criticizing him. Me, criticizing an American presidency after literally worshipping it for the past eight years is the definition of fucked up. That’s how much disrespect and fucked-upness Trump has brought into the oval office – that even little Edinah from Zimbabwe has to write critical pieces about the President of the most powerful country on earth. Continue reading “Gender and the illusion of progression in the Trump era”