Posts Tagged: women

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Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

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Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

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A Mothers Day for All

Mother’s Day is a complicated day for so many of us. For those like me who no longer have a living mother yet live with their spirit and love every day it can be a difficult day of longing, deeply

Mother

A Mothers Day for All

Mother’s Day is a complicated day for so many of us. For those like me who no longer have a living mother yet live with their spirit and love every day it can be a difficult day of longing, deeply

Flying the Friendly Skies Again

  Dispatches from JFK Airport …. California, here I come! Although the skies today are not nearly as friendly as they once were, I still think nothing of leaving on a jet plane by myself to head out to California,

Flying the Friendly Skies Again

  Dispatches from JFK Airport …. California, here I come! Although the skies today are not nearly as friendly as they once were, I still think nothing of leaving on a jet plane by myself to head out to California,

The Problem With Aging Is the Problem

The real problem with aging is that we consider it a problem We don’t need to defy aging. We need to embrace it and not see it through the lens of decline. Or diminishment The images of “older women” were

The Problem With Aging Is the Problem

The real problem with aging is that we consider it a problem We don’t need to defy aging. We need to embrace it and not see it through the lens of decline. Or diminishment The images of “older women” were

How Old Is Old -Women, Aging and Art

How old is old is, an age-old question and the answer keeps changing especially for women. Forty may be the new thirty and sixty the new fifty, but aging itself continues to be seen as diminishment and decline. Long ascribed

How Old Is Old -Women, Aging and Art

How old is old is, an age-old question and the answer keeps changing especially for women. Forty may be the new thirty and sixty the new fifty, but aging itself continues to be seen as diminishment and decline. Long ascribed

International Women’s Day All Eyes On Ukraine

Today on International Women’s Day I will be thinking of the extraordinary Ukrainian women who are showing the world what courage, resistance, and resiliency looks like. Including the 79-year-old great grandmother Valentyna Konstantynovska  who learned how to use an  AK-47

International Women’s Day All Eyes On Ukraine

Today on International Women’s Day I will be thinking of the extraordinary Ukrainian women who are showing the world what courage, resistance, and resiliency looks like. Including the 79-year-old great grandmother Valentyna Konstantynovska  who learned how to use an  AK-47

Women’s March on Washington- Five Years Later

The first Women’s March was five years ago -half a decade of women fighting to defeat Trumpism. It was historical. The largest single-day demonstration in recorded US history. That March felt like democracy at its best. Who could have imagined

Women’s March on Washington- Five Years Later

The first Women’s March was five years ago -half a decade of women fighting to defeat Trumpism. It was historical. The largest single-day demonstration in recorded US history. That March felt like democracy at its best. Who could have imagined

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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,

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.