Kristen Monique

Kristen Monique is creator of The Wayward Daughter Blog. When not writing, she’s watching My 600lb Life, eating chips in solidarity, working on her first book. IG @thewaywarddaughterblog



Articles/Stories written by Kristen Monique: 9

Trans advocates who threaten violence are seeking power not equality

If your crusade relies on bullying, abuse, and gaslighting, is it really even a movement? A movement that threatens women with violence in the name of equality is not actually seeking civil rights, but dominance and power.

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Abuse of black women ignored when it doesn't fit the narrative of the Black Lives Matter movement

What is a well-kept secret to individuals outside of the community is well-known to individuals within the community.

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Mainstream media glosses over the deaths of Black women

Unarmed white males and Black males have about the same odds of being fatally shot by police.

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Joe Biden underestimates Black voters' ability to think for themselves

What Biden said was not only condescending but just as racist as he'd likely claim any random Trump quote on race is.

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The media's desire to 'get' Trump is its downfall

The desire certain media outlets have for taking every comment Trump makes and running with as though it is false is not only trite but troubling.

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Arbery case shows flaws in 'stand your ground' laws

As Arbery was not committing a crime at the time he was confronted and killed and therefore, the citizen's arrest law appears to be inapplicable.

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Surgeon General Adams was right—the African-American community is not helpless

Adams drew criticism from many in the African-American community for comments directing African-Americans and Latinos to stop drinking and smoking. But he's not wrong.

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What My 600-lb Life teaches us about relationships

Real life is scarier than any made-up television program, which is why My 600-lb Life is one of my favorite shows.

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Murders of Black women erased by media focus on trans violence

If you’ve ever attempted to Google how many women, Black women, or “cis” women were killed in any given year,…

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