Finding Peace Amidst Chaos


Why Isn't There A Federal Holiday Named After A Woman?


31 Days, 32 Revelations: Silent Sentinel

 Series Introduction...more

Susan B. Anthony was a blogger! B. Anthony was a blogger!Monday, March 2, 2015It’s Women’s History Month. There has been so many important women who have shaped the world. Who do you immediately think of when you think about women (past or present) who bring about change?...more
Denise Miss. Understood I suspected as much but wanted confirmation. Thank you.more

Cap’n Crunch to the Rescue

This is what an election day and a late night trip to the emergency room will do to your grocery basket:...more

Is Feminism Different after Sandberg's Lean In?

Last weekend found me in the middle of dozens of feminist scholars happily chewing over such questions as:...more

Angelina is Fighting Sexual Violence

By Paula Kweskin Armed conflict continues to fill the news, and with it, stories of a grim humanitarian crisis, both among refugees and local civilian populations. Though warfare affects everyone it touches, it has the potential to unleash particularly catastrophic effects on women.  Vulnerable to sexual aggression – whether from combatants or unsavory elements in an unstable society – women are at special risk....more

Buffer Zones and Birth Control

This post has been clawing at my brain. Have you ever delayed writing something because you know it’s going to make you feel all the feels and then you’ll need a stiff drink and to kick about 27 dogs? (I would never kick a dog. Well, I did once but it was loose and charging my baby in his stroller…that dog got it right in the ribs.) What I mean to say is I would like to kick several Supreme Court Justices. Right now. I would totally kick at least five in the ass....more

But what about the women who WANT to have babies?

With all the news lately about “women’s issues” and women’s rights, there is an important point that is severely lacking attention and leaving me feeling frustrate, saddened and even angry....more
TerriLynnMerritts Unfortunately your story is similar to many American women, except you had the ...more