Ageism, Politics, the News, and YouTube

Almost one year ago, I published a post about ageism as it relates to politics. A week and a half ago, I was reminded how this issue is evolving and how far we still have to go. On January 22nd, President Obama gave his State of the Union address for the year. Most media and social outlets thought it was a good speech, agree with the content or not....more

Anthropologie is Missing the Boat

I love retailer Anthroplogie. I love their look, I love their clothes, I love their photography. What I don't love is the blatant ageism of their latest "lookbook." Their current Fall campaign includes a "November lookbook" that appears to have been shot in Ireland or surrounds....more
Wow, too bad. Anthropologie could really reach to a new market of buyers. Thanks for sharing! ...more

How Will I Stay Young at Heart? You're Asking the Wrong Question

I'm sorry. Let me say this in the kindest possible way. Asking me what I will do to stay 'young at heart' as I get older is ageist.Why would anyone assume that it is better to be young at heart than old at heart unless being old at heart implied a lot of unpleasant, undesirable things. Of course, that wasn't the intention. Assuming that young is better is a deep cultural belief, one that is, unfortunately, absorbed by many people as they age, making them mourn their younger selves rather than enjoying the age they are....more

How Ageism Kills the Youth Vote

Ageism is alive and well. It's one of those isms that isn't often talked about unless you are currently within its grasp. Like disease, it plagues those most venerable among us - the young and the old....more

I'll Never Be Like That!

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Be awesome forEVER, be awesome at 90

BAM!  I've been a little obsessed with how to dress now that I'm older, wondering how to balance that divide between drab and clown, how to continue to be fabulous....more

Too Young to be a Great Editor? My Clients Thought So

I was a great editor at 23. My clients didn't know that, so I let my work speak for itself. ...more
Thanks for the great post! As a young woman in college, I (unfortunately) imagine that your ...more

On Being a 40-Something Runner

 This month Runner’s World Magazine has an article suggesting to runners that they not only read other runners’ blogs but that they also write their own running blogs. The theory is that writing about your running will help you become a stronger runner....more
Hi Roxana, Sorry for the delay in replying, I am still learning how this whole blogging thing ...more

Beauty and Wisdom - Altering the Perception of Age

By Robbie Kaye, Photographer and Guest Contributor...more

Taking A Stand Against Ageism at All Ages

By Margaret Morganroth Gullette, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine.New ageism is the term I use to describe the current American view of aging-past-youth. Whatever your age, you are likely to be affected by the new ageism -- in your job, in your sexual life, in your sense of identity, in your intergenerational relations....more