Anita Finlay

Blogger, actor and author of Dirty Words on Clean Skin: Sexism and Sabotage, a Hillary Supporter's Rude Awakening.  This empowering journey chronicles Hillary Clinton's sexism-plagued historic run, the bias still leveled at all women and the media brainwashing that makes it possible.

American Express’ CEOBootCamp for Women: a Smart Investment

Anita -- Great piece!  What really come across for me is the positive tone and can do attitude ...more

Millennials Abandoning Obama: Fickle Youth or Something Deeper?

In his latest column, Washington Post’s Dana Milbank lamented that the youth vote, 15 million strong, who swept Obama into office have “abandoned him in his hour of need.”  With ‘his presidency on the line,’ Millennials seem to be turning their collective backs on the President’s health care plan:...more
@linemanpaul AnitaFinlay I don't know that we can generalize.  I've been speaking with ...more

Lupita Nyong'o on True Beauty vs. the "Seduction of Inadequacy"

Lupita Nyong'o at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, Photo: Hubert Boesl (Credit Image...more
Awesome!!  Lupita is true beauty in the fullest sense!  Yes, we all need to “get to the deeper ...more

What the Oscars Tell Us about How Society Views Women

Cate Blanchett, photo UK's Daily MailLast night, at the apex of her career, standing before a TV audience of one billion, Cate Blanchett held the Bes...more

Is Equality in Marriage a Sexual Turn-Off?

Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb's NY Times Magazine article, "Does a More Equal Marriage Mean Less Sex?" shares sociological studies examining “Egalitarianism, Housework and Sexual Frequency in Marriage,” which posit that as couples become equal breadwinners and caregivers, the satisfaction they gain from sharing the chores is somehow dampening their desire for each other.  One study claims: “The less gender differentiation, the less sexual desire.” In other words, in an attempt to be gender-neutral, we may have become gender-neutered."  Is she right?...more
survivelivethrive Thank you so much for your comment.  This is exactly the point I was making ...more

Tom Junod’s Cruel Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

The shocking death of Philip Seymour Hoffman of a drug overdose has understandably sent many scrambling to make sense of yet another artist falling to addiction.  Esquire Magazine’s Tom Junod has waded into treacherous waters in his attempt at trib...more

The Rush to Define Hillary as a Space Alien or the 50-Foot Woman

Republicans fearful of Secretary Clinton contesting for the Presidency in 2016 are falling over themselves to define her early, trotting out tired ageist, sexist attacks while screaming "Benghazi" 24/7.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is their best hope to defeat her.  While he w...more