Interview: "Big Girls Don't Cry" Author Rebecca Traister

Post-mortems of the 2008 elections, with many pages dedicated to the women involved, are not in short supply. One of the most recent entries, Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election That Change Everything For American Women, is by Rebecca Traister, author and senior writer for Salon.com. Many excellent reviews have been written already, and I would only be adding to them. So instead, I'm offering up the results of a phone interview I conducted with Traister last week. I think you'll find her reflections fascinating. ...more

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We All Have A Pre-Existing Condition

Some health care insurers deny health coverage to individuals with a pre-existing condition. A corporate mentality of pass the buck to save big bucks. A health care hot potato.A pre-existing condition according to wiki is a medical condition that existed before you obtained health insurance. Birth is a pre-exisiting condition. ...more

prostitutes perspective of feminism

I am a ex-prostitute from the UK, who’s being trying to work out what it is about feminism that makes your hair on the back of your neck stand up! From my experience that seems to be the attitude of most other working girls that I have met.After all aren’t they seeking the equality of females? Haven’t they already got us the vote and gone some way into equal pay/equal jobs?So why do we find ourselves fractured from our sisters so much still? ...more