5 Important Things You Can Do for Women’s History Month 2015

March is Women's History Month, and this year's theme is "Weaving The Stories Of Women's Lives." That's something that most of us know a little something about. Telling our own stories comes naturally, but 2015 is also a big year for sharing and telling and commenting on the stories of women's lives around the world. Here's what we're doing this year … and how you can join in. ...more

Why Is a Single Mom Facing Deportation For Fleeing From Her Alleged Abuser? #StandWithNanHui

The case of a single mom found guilty of child abduction is calling attention to the intersection of domestic violence and immigration law, and how both may be failing women. Earlier this week, a central California jury convicted undocumented single mother Nan Hui Jo of kidnapping her then one-year-old daughter, when she escaped from her boyfriend and the child’s father, Jesse Charlton. ...more
Unreal. Thanks for writing this, Grace. Pretty much every judgment I hear about in cases ...more

Why You Should Join Us for #RockTheRedPump on March 10

It's March, which means it's time to put away your fuzzy boots and knock the dust off your red pumps for Luvvie Ajayi, the blogger behind Awesomely Luvvie and the co-founder of The Red Pump Project....more
I'm in! Just gotta dig out those red kicks at the bottom of my closet (still packed from when we ...more

5 Important Things You Can Do for Women’s History Month 2015

March is Women's History Month, and this year's theme is "Weaving The Stories Of Women's Lives." That's something that most of us know a little something about. Telling our own stories comes naturally, but 2015 is also a big year for sharing and telling and commenting on the stories of women's lives around the world. Here's what we're doing this year … and how you can join in. ...more

GamerGate Sheds Light on Sexism in Gaming, But That's Not All It's About

Tens of thousands of video game fans will be gathering in Boston this weekend for PAX East, one of the largest gaming conferences in America, but developer Brianna Wu won’t be among them. Wu’s female-run video game company, Giant Spacekat, pulled out of the event because of concerns for their safety....more

How Japanese Comfort Women Have Been Politically Manipulated

For the past two or three decades, the issue of comfort women has been a hot topic. Some are requesting compensation for the things that happened, while others just want a formal apology. Recently, activists have been protesting in the name of comfort women outside of government buildings.These acts happened almost 70 years ago. In fact, there’s very few comfort women still living that were actually comfort women....more

REMINDER: YOU ARE A BADASS – 5 Quotes For Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month - cheers to us, the mighty she-roes of the world!And as you go about she-roing, it's easy to forget one simple fact: YOU ARE A BADASS. You're an autonomous, singularly amazing being with infinite power that isn't attached to anyone else. It's all within you....more

The Real Housewives of the Cold War

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Why Is a Single Mom Facing Deportation For Fleeing From Her Alleged Abuser? #StandWithNanHui

The case of a single mom found guilty of child abduction is calling attention to the intersection of domestic violence and immigration law, and how both may be failing women. Earlier this week, a central California jury convicted undocumented single mother Nan Hui Jo of kidnapping her then one-year-old daughter, when she escaped from her boyfriend and the child’s father, Jesse Charlton. ...more
Unreal. Thanks for writing this, Grace. Pretty much every judgment I hear about in cases ...more

Why You Should Join Us for #RockTheRedPump on March 10

It's March, which means it's time to put away your fuzzy boots and knock the dust off your red pumps for Luvvie Ajayi, the blogger behind Awesomely Luvvie and the co-founder of The Red Pump Project....more
I'm in! Just gotta dig out those red kicks at the bottom of my closet (still packed from when we ...more

Women Who Brought About Change: Jeanette Rankin

March is Women's History Month and in honor of the occasion, The Lawyer and the Chef have decided to briefly profile some inspirational women who helped effect change in the U.S. The first profile is of Jeanette Rankin....more
patriciaappelquist Yes! Or rather I wish I could meet them today and hear their thoughts on how ...more

Yes, Feminists Can Be Housewives, Can We Let Them Already?

  One of the pettiest, silliest, most outdated arguments I hear among feminists is this one: ...more
jessc_traveler Thanks for the link!  Glad you liked the post!  :)more

Bloggers Don't Have to Pretend to Be Superwoman

This is a story about unfortunate choices made for unfortunate reasons. Both the choices and the reasons matter less than the forces that underlie them. A well-known book blogger took her site offline at the beginning of 2015 after a confrontation over reviews that she had plagiarized from other blogs and media websites. Nearly two months later, she published an apology and attempted to explain her actions. ...more
I read this as a cautionary tale.  I am a new blogger, and sometimes overwhelmed by the enormity ...more