Today's Modern Harems

Jillian Lauren was raised in a typical middle class New Jersey family. But as a teenager, she went down an unexpected road, dropping out of college, becoming an escort and spending a year and a half living in the harem of Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei. Now a New York Times bestselling author, she is taking a stand against culture-based abuse and the oppression of women. ...more

Gisele Bündchen: Women Breaking Barriers to Clean Energy

Fashion icon Gisele Bündchen @giseleofficial is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme. She has been dubbed the world’s ‘greenest’ celebrity. After a more than five-mile walk to gather firewood with women in Kenya, she speaks out about the need for modern energy to reduce women’s labour and reduce pollution. ...more

The Fault In Our Stars **Book Review**

I finished reading The Fault In Our Stars. Literally I just got done. As a dry my tears and gather my breathe , I give this book 5 stars. I would give it 10 stars if I could. John Green you moved me with Hazel and Augustus . Every girl wants to have a Augustus Waters in their life if only for five minutes. You open the eyes of many about cancer. You did not sugarcoat it but you also were not to serious about the diease that takes so many good people away from those who loved them so much.  I want to be Hazel so I can experience what true love is if only for a brief moment in time....more

June is PTSD Month /EMDR, an effective treatment for PTSD in sexual abuse survivors

 from my book, Enfolded in Silence/A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in Childhood (Amazon.com) :...more
Barbarahughes Dr E Agreed.  I guess I view staying the Captain of our own Soul meaning for me, ...more

George Will On Rape

George Will, yet another grey-faced man with a two dollar haircut, has opened his precious pie-hole and assured his reading audience (both of them) that rape isn’t REALLY happening on college campuses. Nope. No actual non-consensual sex acts are taking place....more

As a Former Planned Parenthood Escort, I'm Cheering the New Hampshire Buffer Law

On Tuesday, we celebrated a little big victory. Our state committed to the safety of all who make use of, pass by, live near, or even object to reproductive health clinics.  At a time when the United States trends toward more restrictions on the right of reproductive choices, one state just went the other way: New Hampshire....more
survivelivethrive  I did. NH is reviewing the law, but it likely doesn't stand as is. We'll have ...more

Entertaining Empathy for Change

This post originally appeared on my blog, http://nopithyphrase.blogspot.com/2014/06/entertaining-empathy-for-change.html. Please feel free to pass along.I have a funny post pending for tomorrow. Today is something else I need to discuss. Today I am not funny. I read a lot of online news and such (it's slow at work right now), and the past few days I've been pretty disgusted.  ...more

Gay Marriage Is Dividing Republicans

Marriage equality promises to be a forefront watershed issue for the Republican Party in the lead up to the 2016 Presidential Election. BlogHer Contributing Editor Erica Holloway spoke to GOP supporters of gay marriage to find out what's at stake....more
erica_holloway Will do!more

Top 10 Bible Verses for Graduation

Graduation is a great milestone in life. Listed below are Bible verses,God's Holy truth, to encourage and guide graduates. Share God's wisdomwith those you love as they embark on their new journey in life.Share them on Facebook and Twitter, send them in texts, include them in cards, engrave them on gifts or send out the link to this post but don't failto impart God's truth from the Bible....more

"Cracking Cards" Bank Scams are on the Rise: Educate Your College Bound Student

Nashville-Middle TN is in the midst of an economic boom....more