On Being a Woman - Now

I have been blogging on a different site (Solo Women at Home and Abroad) about traveling and moving and the sorts of meditations they induce. But now it’s time for a blog that comes from the core of my being, my most intense identity, my experience of BEING A WOMAN. (This is a modified version of material of a blog I posted elsewhere.)  ...more

Director Simone Jude on her film Public Sex, Private Lives (SFW)

 From photographer Thomas Ruff's current show of porn imagery at the Gagosian to perennial discussions about the influence of porn on intimate grooming, sex workers lives have alot to do with everyone's sex life....more

My Take on Feminism

I consider myself a feminist.  I believe that men and women should be paid the same for doing the same work.  I believe that a woman should be valued for her character and intelligence than for her looks.  I believe that a woman should have a choice between having a career and staying home to raise a family and not be demonized or put down for that choice.  I believe it is the woman’s right to choose whether or not she keeps a baby, gives the baby up for adoption, or terminates the pregnancy.   Most of all, I believe that a woman should be treated with dignity ...more

What Elle Magazine Got Wrong About Feminism And Conservative Women

Interesting article in Elle magazine by Nina Burleigh (who infamously said of Clinton, "I'd be happy to give him [oral sex] just to thank him for keeping abortion legal") called The Best and the Rightest about conservative women...more

Where are all the feminist fashion bloggers?

We have tech, business and spiritual bloggers who are proudly feminist, but who is claiming the title of feminist fashion blogger? I know what you're thinking - the fashion industry is known for exploiting women and encouraging eating disorders, not to mention actively promoting heinous photoshop work. But, if you look outside of the industry, you'll see women who love pretty clothes and kicking ass while wearing them, no matter where they work their day jobs....more

Other Tongues: Mixed-Race Women Speak Out Anthology

Faith Adiele will be hosting the Bay Area Book Launchhttp://faithadiele.blogspot.com/...more

Feminism 2.0: Women's Issues and Voices Today

Over the course of the election season, I felt like someone repeatedly threw a glass of cold water in my face, forcing me out of my happy bubble ("can't we all just get along for the sake of women?") and waking me up to the reality that feminism is in need of a reboot. (Note: Feminism is not dead. And we need it more than ever, so it better not die on me any time soon or I'll be pissed.) ...more

And I'm looking forward to it!

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