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

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

New York Women's Foundation Celebrates #BlackLivesMatter Activists

I recently had the pleasure of attending the New York Women's Foundation 28th annual Celebrating Women breakfast in Times Square, New York City. This year's honorees were: Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi, founders of #BlackLivesMatter; Catherine Gund, documentary filmmaker and social justice activist; and Roberta Kaplan, Supreme Court litigator. ...more
YES! @feministajones thank you -- the founders of #BlackLivesMatter are extraordinary leaders. I ...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

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

Small Town Patriotism

My husband grew up in a small town farming community in Northern California. Very small. There were only 20-something seniors in his whole graduating class! He can't even relate to typical high-school drama when I tell him some of my stories from my high school...and I didn't come from a very big town either, although it was much larger than his....more

Why don't black people have it together?

It's the question on every white person's mind. I mean, predominately black neighborhoods still have lower employment rates and higher crime rates than predominately white ones, even though slavery has been long abolished. So what is the problem here? ...more

Will National Park History Repeat Itself?

Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir began the Environmental Movement in 1903.Now, imagine this scene with Barack Obama and Aaron Mair....more

Reacting to Baltimore: Sweeping generalizations vs. sweeping degeneralizations

This is another opinion piece addressing white commentary on Baltimore. For more, visit my blog at unsettledvoyage.blogspot.com...more

Reacting to Baltimore: Do you really need a pretty please?

This is an opinion piece on white reactions to Baltimore....more

Photo: Drama

The old reflected in the new. Completed in 1905, the James R. Browning United States Courthouse reflected in the windows of the modern San Francisco Federal building, completed in 2007....more

New York Women's Foundation Celebrates #BlackLivesMatter Activists

I recently had the pleasure of attending the New York Women's Foundation 28th annual Celebrating Women breakfast in Times Square, New York City. This year's honorees were: Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi, founders of #BlackLivesMatter; Catherine Gund, documentary filmmaker and social justice activist; and Roberta Kaplan, Supreme Court litigator. ...more
YES! @feministajones thank you -- the founders of #BlackLivesMatter are extraordinary leaders. I ...more

Hope

It is difficult to write passionately about a cause, regardless of how much it might mean to you, when you cannot honestly write about it in the first person....more