Parenting Practicals

#MeToo and Time’s Up and Oprah, Oh My!

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up. Their time is up.” (Oprah Winfrey)

The 2018 Golden Globes Awards had what many are saying a “new vibe.” It was a night full of actors and actresses dressed in all black to support the Time’s Up campaign, talking of the dawn of a new day for women who have not been able to speak the truth about the abuses they have suffered.
This year has been riddled with sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo, and the over throwing of incredibly powerful men in Hollywood, but there is a new wave of change that goes well beyond the entertainment industry, addressing an issue that “transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace” (Oprah Winfrey).

Many actors and actresses at the Golden Globes spoke…

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Amanda Grubbs

Amanda Grubbs is a graduate from Franciscan University with a degree in Theology and Catechetics with a concentration in Youth Ministry. She serves as the Edge Support Coordinator for Life Teen, and is actively involved at her local parish. She is a Colorado native, happily married, and loves all things fall (which is unfortunate when living in the middle of the desert). You can email her at [email protected] or follower her on Twitter @LT_AmandaG.