Is Nevada GOP Courting Women? What They're Saying on Abortion, Gay Marriage

Could the Nevada Republican platform be a bellwether of the GOP making its big tent more welcoming to women and gays? Nevada Republican Party conventioneers on Saturday adopted a platform without opposition to abortion and gay marriage - a landmark ...more

To Yale University, I Was Once a 90-Pound College Student

Is 90 pounds an unhealthy weight for a college student? Yale University seemed to think so, when medical staff put third-year student Frances Chan on watch, telling her to gain weight or risk being suspended.  ...more

Do You Worry About Safety on Mass Transit?

Do you consider yourself safe when you ride mass transit? A recent article in The Atlantic indicates how women's safety in public transit may have more to do with financial access than the the hour a person waits for a ride home. Image Credit: ...more

#Not4Sale: How Native American Women Are Speaking Out Against Buying Silence

Think Native mascots are harmless? Here's my experience and why I'm telling Dan Snyder we're #Not4Sale. ...more

5 Things I Have to Say About #CancelColbert

Last Thursday night,#CancelColbert seemed to be just the latest brainchild of Suey Park, creator such hashtags as #NotYourAsianSidekick and #BlackPowerYellowPeril. ...more

Wheelchair Barbie and I Are Having a Fashion Revolution on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, a reminder how wasteful humans can be and of the small contributions we can make to clean up our act. This is a favorite holiday of mine as this theme runs year round throughout my blog posts. ...more
Julie Ross Godar Thank you for your kind words, Julie. I bet you are Googling "Where can I buy a ...more

Video Games For Women: 6 Apps That Aren't Candy Crush

Nearly half of gamers are women, so where are the mature stories and hot men in video games? ...more
GamerResearch So called women's games are mostly boring. Give me Warcraft and Hearthstone every ...more

Dear Graffiti Artist David Choe: "Yes With Her Eyes" Is Rape

Trigger alert: This post contains a graphic description of non-consensual sex. On his podcast, DVDASA, graffiti artist David Choe recounted his latest “sexual conquest”—one that sounds disturbingly close to rape, whether or not it was a made-up story....more
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Guidelines and Prep for Living on $1.50 per Day

I am participating in Live Below the Line, a fundraiser for various charities that challenges people to live on $1.50 worth of food and drink per day for five days. I am raising money for UNICEF....more

En español: Terapia intensiva #204

@DrNetas regresa esta semana, y el mejor chiste es el último, ...more

Apologies

Dear Readers, I am sorry that it has been a while since my last post. Normally, I like to have something new up every week, but I have lately been lacking in time and inspiration. I will try not to let this dry spell last much longer ....more

Are Women and Men wired differently?

This is the substance of a blog posted a while ago in http://joannevalentinesimson.wordpress.com/...more

Lean On Me

My new friend and sister in the trenches is Shay Chan Hodges, the author of Lean On and Lead, Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy, which presents new perspectives on families and the future of work through a collection of twenty-six interviews and deep-diving interactive data.  The primary thesis of Lean On and Lead is that a successful 21st century innovation economy depends upon wom...more

The Moon and Our Shadow

As we watched the lunar eclipse last week, I joked with my husband that I could see our two shadows on top of the earth’s up there too....more

National Send Your Man Nudes Day ( #NationalSendYourManNudesDay )

By InSapphoWeTrust from Los Angeles, California, USA [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Apparently it is National Send Your Man Nudes Day, at least there is a hastag that says it is;). When it comes to sex, nudity and the like my general rule is I don’t care what consenting adults do. But I think this is a mistake ....more

Learn to Code for Free (for Real)

I can imagine the type of person served by an expensive, intensive programming bootcamp – someone with money (or, at least, good credit) and several weeks of free time. That has never described me in my life. The last time I had six weeks free was in the summer after tenth grade, before I started working full-time and at age 14, I had neither money nor credit ....more

Wheelchair Barbie and I Are Having a Fashion Revolution on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, a reminder how wasteful humans can be and of the small contributions we can make to clean up our act. This is a favorite holiday of mine as this theme runs year round throughout my blog posts. ...more
Julie Ross Godar Thank you for your kind words, Julie. I bet you are Googling "Where can I buy a ...more