How Do You Feel About Forbes' List of Richest Self-Made American Women?

Elizabeth Holmes is the richest woman in the U.S. this year. The self-made businesswoman was ranked No. 1 by Forbes, which reported that, at age 31, she is worth $4.5 billion after starting her company Theranos, which sells Holmes' somewhat controversial blood-testing product, over a decade ago when she was a sophomore at Stanford University. ...more
Good article.  And good for them!  I love reading success stories, especially when it's a woman ...more

From One Old Gal to Another: Thank You Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair photos made me feel fabulous. I love that she's 65. I love that in transitioning to being out as a woman, she went for broke. I love the message of power and controlling one's destiny. I love her hair and her look and her obvious decision not to hold any part of her dream in reserve. Image via: Vanity Fair...more
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Women build peace in Colombia

The voices of women as experts, survivors and negotiators have been included in a peace process with an unprecedented gender perspective, with the support of UN Women and other partners. ...more

On Becoming Safe Places

"It seems like we need more Safe Places than just a couple of gas stations.” ...more

Not Everything is Political, Sometimes Religious Beliefs are Just Personal

I started my blog, The Cute Conservative, in order to create a place where I could talk about politics and not offend the readers of my “normal” blog – but in the years that I’ve been blogging, I’ve seen a strange shift. These days, everything is political, or has a political angle....more
annicia p Your first sentence is where I think so many stop hearing themselves. " I also believe ...more

#texasstrong Fundraiser for Hays County Flood Relief

Update as of 6-3-15 at 9:30 am:  We raised over $10,000 in just the first 24 hours of this fundraiser and have now raised over $55,000 (and counting) since Saturday for Texas Hill Country flood victims!...more
Denise Thank you!  We're up to $55K raised now!!! And an interview with People Magazine today!more

What the Murdered Teen Tiffany Gayle Means to Me...

Tiffany was a teen who used to live in my neighborhood until few years ago. She was beautiful, full of life and only fifteen. In 2010, Tiffany was beaten to death by her parents at her own home. ...Photo Courtesy: City News Her name was Tiffany Gayle.......more

Why the FDA Needs to Approve 'Female Viagra'

It’s been 17 years since Viagra—the “little blue pill” to boost men’s sexual function—was approved by the FDA. Since 1998, men have had the privilege of using Viagra to improve their sex lives....more
It is interesting to me, as a natural health practitioner, that you sought the help of doctors ...more

Female peacekeepers take the helm, to end gender-based violence

A training course piloted in India aims to equip female military officers in peacekeeping missions to tackle sexual and gender-based violence. ...more

5 Tips to Get Lawmakers to Listen to You

How do we take our stories straight to our elected representatives to make the changes mothers need in the US today? At the Mom-mentum Leadership Conference in March I met Serena Liguori, Associate Director of Herstory, an organization that teaches marginalized women — including homeless, imprisoned, immigrant, disabled — to write and tell their stories....more