Category Archives: Gender Issues

Forgive

“That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.” —Deb Caletti . ( http://mrg.bz/3TUf7e Morguefile)

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Why Women Still Can’t Have It All – Anne-Marie Slaughter – The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/07/why-women-still-cant-have-it-all/309020/ Why Women Still Can’t Have It All It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. … Continue reading

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KSS NightOwl Theatre performing The Laramie Project.

What a courageous, poignant and well crafted production. The KSS NightOwl Theatre presentation of the Laramie Project- the horrific tale of hate crime against a gay student. Matthew Sheppard was a beaten by two high school acquaintences and left to … Continue reading

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Libya- we have seen this movie before!

Libya- another war? Really! Ironic, I just listened to an author speak about the insanity of war in solving problems. Our self-interest is the problem. I’m no expert but…when will our elite figure out the reality that only 5% of … Continue reading

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PBS doc-Stonewall Riots

“… When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, … Continue reading

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CBC Ideas-seeing red

They are misfits. Witches. Children. Just a few of the labels used to portray menstruating women over time. The Bible has described the bleeding woman as undergoing “customary impurity”. In the Middle Ages, it was thought that women menstruated to … Continue reading

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BoobQuake-woman protests clerics earthequake claim

Help fight supernatural thinking and the oppression of women, just by dressing immodestly! “If memory serves me correctly, I was wearing a little white tank top and a short black skirt. I had been raised Orthodox Muslim, so I had … Continue reading

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