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The War of the Slogans

Breast cancer awareness and prevention nonprofits … sigh … Komen for the Cure™ is notorious for defending their mark, some might say to the point of mean, nasty, ridiculousness. Save the Ta-Tas is notorious for, well, if you’ve read my … Continue reading

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Lean In, Then Lean On, & Mind the Riptide

Allow me to become one of the many discussing a book I’ve not read and a movement I’ve not participated in—Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. In short, good for her, and I hope tons of women participate. We’re all at different … Continue reading

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Denying Women’s Agency (AKA the Yoga Pants Kerfuffle)

Making the rounds today, a blog post about one man’s angst over yoga pants, as worn by women, and many, many responses to that post. I’ve observed a few back & forths over what may or may not be offensive … Continue reading

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Texas? Oh – the dogs are in charge. That explains it.

From a policy perspective, Rick Perry has been leading the war on women for most, if not all, of his time in the governor’s office. He and his PR team have decided to go on the offensive, trying to negate … Continue reading

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Your Choice on Pro-Choice

Not for the first time, supporters of reproductive rights / abortion rights / healthcare autonomy & access are discussing whether pro-choice is the best term to describe their outlook and movement. I’m hoping to foster this conversation, so am providing … Continue reading

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16 Days to Election Day

I’m attempting to post a brief meditation on the daily quote from my Election Day advent calendar. Today brings us: The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, … Continue reading

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19 Days to Election Day

I’m attempting to post a brief meditation on the daily quote from my Election Day advent calendar. Today brings us: The cost of liberty is less than the price of oppression. W. E. B. DuBois What will a little liberty … Continue reading

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