Tag Archives: Empowering Women

A Call to Arms. A Call to Love.

By Sarah E. Boucher Feminism gets a bad rap. The term has been twisted to convey something far different than its original definition: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests Basic. Elegant. Yet somehow feminism has become associated with radical behavior, …

Who What Wear

By Dori Owen If you are an obsessive Target shopper like me, you have probably noticed that Target has really upped their game in women’s clothing lines. Formerly they carried their own lines like Mossimo, but you can now find much higher quality brands such as Knox Rose, Avi Viv, and my new favorite–WHO WHAT …

Irene and Me

By Pam Munter She wasn’t the best piano player though at 85, she had worked at it most of her life. Even so, she loved the music and relished playing with the boys in the band. During the past dozen years or so, she couldn’t quite keep up reading those complicated arrangements that seemed to …

Inside Scarlet

By Joseph Szewczyk (TW) It’s painful to have your veins collapse. I read this one book written by a heroin junkie; he said as much. I never did heroin, but with all the blows to the body, the blocking with my arms and knees, I can sympathize. You feel like all of the life is …

Girls Who Write Code

By Dori Owen “Many times, when children enter school they shun mathematics and science during the years when they should be learning the basics.” ―Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race The first time I noticed that there was …

When DJT was Pregnant

By Sean J Mahoney (TW) DJT got knocked up. Though DJT had been careful, took precautions, employed condoms and rhythm, took the pill and the morning after pill. Even abstained from sex and yet it happened. It may have been an uncle or even the father. An abusive boyfriend. DJT did just not know. Cared …

We are Women

By Rachel Hanson Being a woman is an interesting experience. We are half of the global population, but we are “the other.” We are paid less than our male counterparts, despite having equal education and experience. Yet, this reality of economic inequality does not stop us from forging extremely strong bonds with the men in …

only a woman

by Sumayyah Talibah we are hidden figures regulated to the shadows pulling the strings from behind the scenes until they need us to be seen draped across arm and chaise lounge and silver screen our collective beauty seems to be the sum of our worth only a woman indeed we’ve cured disease and sent ships …