OBOS Forgotten? Say What?

As BlogHer's own Isabel Anders has been teaching us in the last weeks, age often brings wisdom.And I welcome the gray hair, like I do the wisdom. It is a badge, a outward sign of an inner triumph, a testament that I'm not making the same goofy mistakes many younger people seem to be making.But, don't worry. In my new intermittently posted series, "Reliving the 70s, Whether You Want To or Not," Grammy Sunbonnet will be setting everyone straight, providing oceans of practical living enlightenment....more
 @Kraken SO GLAD you like that as well. Thank you. Yeah...it was a walk back in time....more

Our Sex Lives: One Response | Women's Voices For Change

Another pre-Valentine's Day blip: a note for the editors of Our Bodies, Ourselves, whose query about women's sex lives we posted last week. We were delighted at the good news the writer reports, though due to the delicate nature of the subject she has chosen to remain anonymous....more

Please Help Tell the Story of Our Sex Lives

Many of us remember the day we first ran across Our Bodies, Ourselves, as something of a revelation; perhaps you even picked up the more recent edition of the same book focused on menopause. But have you wished your voice was in there too?...more

How Plastic Surgery Has Co-Opted Feminism

I have been greatly disappointed by what I’ve seen of online conversations about breast implants. For example, here at Care2, and even here at BlogHer (Keep Your Opinions Outta My Boobs). First of all, whether pro- or anti-implant, participants bring up everything from popular culture to body image to parenting (rising trend in teen plastic surgery), but only superficially address health. This tells me that the general public is woefully uninformed about the real and serious health risks associated with these medical devices. A second frustration is that it is often the people thinking it’s perfectly fine for breast implants to remain on the market who use the message of feminine empowerment to support their argument. ...more
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