From where I stand: Francesca De Antoni

Crossposted from UN Women. ...more

Where Do I Go From Here?

 First came the shock. The stunned silence. The disbelief.Then came more anger and rage than I felt I was capable of holding within the confines of my body....more

W is for Wilma Webb

 Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 23 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Wilma Webb....more

V is for Victoria Woodhull

 Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 22 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Victoria Woodhull....more

Q is for Qandeel Baloch

 Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 17 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Qandeel Baloch....more

N is for Nadia Murad Basee Taha

 Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 14 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Nadia Murad Basee Taha....more

K is for Ka'ahumanu

Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 11 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Ka'ahumanu....more

G is for Gloria Anzaldúa

 Each week for 26 weeks, I am publishing a post about women who are not widely known but should be—women who can inspire us, teach us, and encourage us to get out of our comfort zones and reach for our dreams. Week 7 of my A to Z challenge introduces us to Gloria Anzaldúa. ...more

Women's History Month: The Hard Fought Battle to Vote

I finally sat down to watch Suffragette, a 2015 film directed by Sarah Gavron, which details women’s fight for the vote in Britain. I had read most of the criticism directed at the film, primarily regarding issues of race, and I agree with much of it. I think it was a mistake to create a composite character in an otherwise historical film, and to make that character—and all of the characters around her—white....more
WomanInWashington I agree! I am so thrilled to see any film that addresses women's history. I ...more
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