Lauren Ferebee

Lauren Ferebee is a playwright, blogger/essayist and multidisciplinary artist from Texas now based in New York City. She believes, above all things, that free and intelligent societies come from engaging in generous and passionate conversations, funding and bettering public eduction, and freely electing visionary leaders committed to changing the status quo. This is the cause to which she dedicates her work.

I’m Going to Stop Pretending to be Surprised Now

Out of some strange show of politeness, I used to pretend to be surprised when the Grand Old Party voted down domestic violence legislation, used its more public voices to slander and degrade women, and called for social rights legislation that infringes upon all those individual rights that the gun lobby – and corporations - hold so dear.  I used to be surprised when the Democrats turned around and complained and milked each failure Continue Reading...