"The reality is that women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently. It’s just easier this way for everyone. You don’t argue with a four-year old about why he shouldn’t eat candy for dinner. You don’t punch a mentally handicapped guy even if he punches you first. And you don’t argue when a women tells you she’s only making 80 cents to your dollar. It’s the path of least resistance.…Continue
Since I began blogging last March, I have received varied responses regarding my posts. While most agree with what I have to say about feminism and the way women and young girls are overtly sexualized, thus diminishing their power in society, some people, men and women alike, either dismiss or vehemently disagree with my assertions. I…Continue
Added by Marina DelVecchio on November 8, 2010 at 11:07am — No Comments
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While I’m on the beach topic…I couldn’t help myself.
What in the world is that title about? Hotties?!
No, not a mid-life crisis. Just a thought or more as motherhood and age settle in on this thirty-something-mom of three kids.
A few weeks ago I had a lovely best-friends-date. Yes, two moms, happily strapped with one baby each (all older children left at home.) Lots of…Continue
Added by Jeanine Ertl on July 27, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Claiming Space, Without Apology by Maura Alia Badji
When author/poet/performance artist Staceyann Chin posed a couple questions on her…Continue
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You pee on the stick and the plus sign shows up. Before you’ve finished washing your hands (wash them!!! Use hand sanitizer!!!!), you’ve been conscripted into a war that you…Continue
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