Tag Archives: women’s rights

Have We Really Come A Long Way?

I’m sure that by now, many of you have heard or read about the abrupt sacking of Jill Abramson from her New York Times post more than two weeks ago. She was the Times’ first female executive editor. The Internet … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Reluctant Flasher

Today, we inadvertently flashed the pool man at our villa. I swear it was completely accidental!  I had hopped into the rain shower after a most satisfying workout at the gym. I had hiked up instead of taking a shuttle … Continue reading

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Praise For President Carter, Boo for Hobby Lobby

I listened to an NPR interview of past US President Jimmy Carter on his most recent publication, “A Call To Action.”  In this book, he dares to take on the worldwide injustice towards women.  By far, the most discriminated group, … Continue reading

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SNL & Affirmative Action?

My nephew mentioned to me last Monday how crazy last Saturday’s run of SNL was.  On my way home that evening, I heard it on the news too.  So, I looked it up online. Boy oh boy!  SNL is being … Continue reading

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Let’s Join The Fiercies!

On our recent trip to Cabo San Lucas, I decided to bring along a couple of magazines. One of them was More Magazine.  I noticed it on the newsstand section of our local supermarket about two years ago. Its tagline, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Lara and Emma posted this on their Facebook pages to celebrate International Women’s Day. Please take two minutes to view and listen to its message: 100th Annual International Day Celebration We may have come a long way but on closer … Continue reading

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This Is My Body, Not Yours.

To watch this video, click the following link:  THIS IS MY BODY, NOT YOURS. I came across this video featured by UPWORTHY, a website that aims to provide content that may be disturbing to some and relevant to others.  They … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Equality, gays and lesbians, Health Care, Human Rights, LGBT, Planned Parenthood, Religious Freedom, Religious Freedoms, self-righteousness, Sex, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Women's Movement, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

In Spite Of It All, I Remain Hopeful

With the election behind us, it’s been interview after interview of the what-ifs, should-haves, could-haves, with all the seeming crystal clarity that only hindsight can ever boast. I’m beginning to find it all too exhausting to listen to. I watched … Continue reading

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Feminist Boys

  My sister and I talk about raising our kids often. She has two active, curious, strapping boys. She has been raising them on her own for practically 10 years now. I did not have the opportunity to raise boys. … Continue reading

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Todd Akin & Rape

Ever since Congressman Todd Akin (R) Missouri, gave that fateful television interview last Sunday, the airwaves, blogosphere, Twitter and other social media have been on a feeding frenzy.  Mr. Akin was asked whether he believes abortion is justified in cases of … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Moral Issues, Politics, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Molestation, Todd Akin, Women's Reproductive Rights, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments