Peace is a Human Right: Give Us Women Who Get It

Photo by ©Janeil Engelstad and Rumiel RothschildBy Cora Weiss, cross-posted at On The Issues MagazineIn my years of peace and gender activism, I developed a stock of one-liners about the role of women....more

Holly Kearl: Stopping Street Harassment

“Like them boobs!!”  ...more

I'd never say I feel threatened by the lewd comments men make to me on the street. I can kick ...more

Snipping Pink Sentimentality: Persisting on the Whys of Breast Cancer

By Eleanor J. Bader, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine...more

Message in BPA Baby Bottles: Don’t Mess with Moms

By Margie Kelly, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine...more

Anonymiss: a new arm of the women's movement?

If you've kept up with events in the Middle East via Twitter, you've no doubt seen several different versions of a headless Lilith Sternin Crane-looking avatar floating around. If you've followed any of their feeds, you also may have found that the women sharing this image, and more who don't, are some of the best sources for information about the events happening in that region....more

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Be inspired by the story of a woman who helped change slavery into freedom. Guest Writer: Jenna Scheffert, age 13   Imagine yourself at three in the morning running for life or death. It’s cold, you’re quenched, and your hunger is thriving. You are helping others while you’re risking your own life. Dogs are barking in the distance, and the people you are helping claim that they can’t go on....more

(VIDEOS) The Pence Amendment and Planned Parenthood: Do More Than Sign a Petition

You might feel outnumbered (though you are actually in the majority), or that you don’t have the money or mainstream media access to be effective. So you must use what you've got, and believe me when I tell you that the resources you need are always there if you can see them and have the courage to use them. ...more
@NewWomanOrder "New Woman Order" really? I mean its a clever take on the NWO but. is that what ...more

Valentine's Day Activism

I just wrote an article about how various organizations are using Valentine's Day to create awareness and get people involved in some true-good activism. This got me thinking: what can I do, other than write about it?...more

Supporting Our Teachers

Looking for  Soldiers by Eileen Eady Recently I got my current issue of "Education Matters" a monthly publication from the Association of American Educators.  I was disappointed to find such a negative publication toward teachers. This is my letter to the managing editor. Teachers all over the country are under attack. We are barraged with parent complaints, threats of test scores being used to determine employment, and pressure to bring students up to grade level who come to us behind....more