Les Femmes Folles (LFF) is a journal supporting women in art founded and curated by Sally Deskins. Since April 2011, LFF has featured over 300 women in theatre, music, visual art, writing, performance art and community activism. LFF has also curated and hosted four visual exhibits, over a dozen panels, readings and performances; and has published two anthologies of poetry, visual art and interview excerpts which are available at blurb.com. The mission of LFF is to promote and celebrate women in all forms, styles and levels of art....more
It's a blog about being a feminist in lipstick; a lesbian in floral skirts; a woman in the kitchen of her own choice who demands to be free to leave whenever she chooses.
It's a blog about being queer and Christian; empowered and domestic; confident and insecure.
It's a blog about whatever I darn want it to be about, thankyouverymuch. Come visit for lots of social justice, crafting, and cooking goodies!...more
A blog about how bizarre, nerve-wracking, and occasionally enjoyable it is to be knocked up. (Once I pop this child out at the end of July, I'll likely shift focus to the mind-bogglingness of motherhood.) Seriously, there's a small human living inside my uterus. And I'm pretty sure my OB/Gyn is a vampire. There's a lot going on right now....more
I was divorced AND widowed by the age of 36. I now have 3 children and all that comes along with them. This leads me to write about finding selfhood, gratitude, rebuilding, joy, grief, and one silly dog named Huckleberry Finn. ...more
Welcome to LadyBuddha Speaks. This space is part sounding board and part encouragement, with a Nichiren Buddhist and feminist slant.
Most posts are musings and reflections about daily life. Once in awhile I delve into progressive politics, particularly civics and policies that support or oppress women and/or people of color....more
The Chicken Road Diaries chronicles my life as a sociologist/folklorist at a writer's retreat on Chicken Road. Six months ago, my life imploded; job, home and boyfriend evaporated and I found myself at the age of 42, moving in with my mother. What was there to do but finish that novel? As well as plodging through fields of sheep poo to get to the store, facing off my furry feline Nemesis, dealing with pesky relatives, noisy children and nosey neighbours, oh, and writing junior fantasy fiction......more
My baby, my dog, my collection of cartoons. Being a wife, being a mother, being a nerd. Depression, feminism, cupcakes, comics. Stories from my past, happenings in my present, musings on my future. Wearing hoodies and eating cupcakes - these are just two of my favourite things....more
Bonbon Break is a daily magazine for women who just need to take a break. We feature female writers and bloggers whose content can be found in one of our six rooms: Kitchen, Family Room, Bedroom, Mom Cave, Playroom and Backyard....more