Abuse is screwed into the frame of the patriarchy. Top males so often exert their power over people they perceive to be weaker. Once, it was slaves.
Blog Posts about Women and Feminism
When I saw the Century Plant blooming in my dooryard garden yesterday morning, I remembered the letter Sido wrote to her son-in-law, Colette’s husband, turning down his invitation to come for a visit.
There are so many hidden stories that we as writers and readers need to write and to read—and to demand that they be written by women.
Elemental, terrifying, and beautifully rendered—often in tender pastels—these images of women in the throes of labor and birth speak to the power we, as a gender, are often afraid to claim.
I find myself involved in three groups to my great pleasure and satisfaction, this after many decades avoiding groups as a waste of time.
When a great woman dies, we need to think about her again and again.
Women’s History Month ends today—one month out of the twelve to represent more than half of the world’s people—with the hope and the promise that we are just beginning.
The first issue, of course, is to level the playing field so that women have the same opportunities for education and performance as men.
I’ve once again chosen my most popular posts of 2018, based on visits, comments, Tweets and Facebook likes.
A small school in a southern city where girls were usually curbed physically or mentally, the Louisville Collegiate School for Girls and its teachers did not deal in… limits. My years there started me on my way as a writer.