Category Archives: Gender

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

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No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a

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No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a

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Criminalizing Abortion Doesn’t Stop Abortion

Once again the right wants to terminate Roe v Wade and abort women’s constitutional rights. An important reminder as the Supreme Court begins hearing cases potentially challenging Roe v Wade. Oral arguments have begun in a challenge to the controversial

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Criminalizing Abortion Doesn’t Stop Abortion

Once again the right wants to terminate Roe v Wade and abort women’s constitutional rights. An important reminder as the Supreme Court begins hearing cases potentially challenging Roe v Wade. Oral arguments have begun in a challenge to the controversial

Ms. Magazine and Me

You can call me Ms. Edelstein, from now on! Ms. Magazine, that grande dame of feminist publications started by that grande dame of feminists Ms. Gloria Steinem, just did a profile on me. For a long time feminist like myself,

Ms. Magazine and Me

You can call me Ms. Edelstein, from now on! Ms. Magazine, that grande dame of feminist publications started by that grande dame of feminists Ms. Gloria Steinem, just did a profile on me. For a long time feminist like myself,

Abortion Rights – 4 Decades of Women Marching

Step on women’s rights and they start marching. If you stomp on justice they will take to the streets. They march against misogynist presidents and protest economic inequality. And over and over again they have marched countless miles for reproductive

Abortion Rights – 4 Decades of Women Marching

Step on women’s rights and they start marching. If you stomp on justice they will take to the streets. They march against misogynist presidents and protest economic inequality. And over and over again they have marched countless miles for reproductive

Abortions Back to the Past  Heartbeats and Heartache

Nearly a decade to the day from when Roe v Wade was passed, I had an abortion. If I lived in Dallas today, it never would have happened. It was a blustery day in late January 1983 and the N.Y.C.

Abortions Back to the Past  Heartbeats and Heartache

Nearly a decade to the day from when Roe v Wade was passed, I had an abortion. If I lived in Dallas today, it never would have happened. It was a blustery day in late January 1983 and the N.Y.C.

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

The Toxic Workplace and the Entitled Male. Getting Personal with the Personnel is Not OK

There was a time when sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace were laughed off, dismissed as good-natured fun. “Boys will be boys,” said with a shrug of the shoulders. “It’s just who they are,” whispered in ladies’ rooms with

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AOC – We Will Not Move On – Keep Speaking Up Survivors. It Matters.

Like AOC, I’ve been told to “Move On. To forget.” “Move on, forget about it.” I was told when I was 19 and viciously sexually assaulted on a warm summer night in the balsam-scented woods of suburban N.J. “Put it

AOC

AOC – We Will Not Move On – Keep Speaking Up Survivors. It Matters.

Like AOC, I’ve been told to “Move On. To forget.” “Move on, forget about it.” I was told when I was 19 and viciously sexually assaulted on a warm summer night in the balsam-scented woods of suburban N.J. “Put it

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“Remembering Inauguration Day 2017- When Pussy Hats and MAGA Hats Collided.”

While thousands of armed troops descend on our capital in preparation for Joe Biden’s inauguration, exactly 4 years to the day another army sporting pink pussy hats departed incoming trains and buses in Union Station, Washington  DC with the military

Trump merchandise and womens march merchandise

“Remembering Inauguration Day 2017- When Pussy Hats and MAGA Hats Collided.”

While thousands of armed troops descend on our capital in preparation for Joe Biden’s inauguration, exactly 4 years to the day another army sporting pink pussy hats departed incoming trains and buses in Union Station, Washington  DC with the military

Yes, Mr Epstein,There is a Doctor in the House

I can say with an absolute degree of certainty there will soon be a doctor in the House. The White House. And Dr. Jill Biden will bring brilliance and critical thinking back to “The People’s House.” A highly offensive op-ed

Yes, Mr Epstein,There is a Doctor in the House

I can say with an absolute degree of certainty there will soon be a doctor in the House. The White House. And Dr. Jill Biden will bring brilliance and critical thinking back to “The People’s House.” A highly offensive op-ed