Posts Tagged: women

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She Persisted

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, She persisted. Silencing Elizabeth Warren will never work. We don’t silence women who persist. We celebrate them! Advertisements

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She Persisted

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, She persisted. Silencing Elizabeth Warren will never work. We don’t silence women who persist. We celebrate them!

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So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

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Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

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Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

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Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

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Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

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Nasty Women Vote

Nasty Women vote. So do women who are not “tens,” who’ve been called pigs, dogs and slobs. You know, women not worthy of being “grabbed by the pussy” by that repugnant, overweight Republican candidate for president. Suffragettes were called a

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Nasty Women Vote

Nasty Women vote. So do women who are not “tens,” who’ve been called pigs, dogs and slobs. You know, women not worthy of being “grabbed by the pussy” by that repugnant, overweight Republican candidate for president. Suffragettes were called a

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Wear All White To Vote

Thanks to climate change the unseasonably  warm fall on the east coast has discouraged me from putting away my summer whites.Now breaking a long-standing taboo of never wearing white after Labor Day, I will be dressing in head to toe

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Wear All White To Vote

Thanks to climate change the unseasonably  warm fall on the east coast has discouraged me from putting away my summer whites.Now breaking a long-standing taboo of never wearing white after Labor Day, I will be dressing in head to toe

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Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

Vintage Cartoon Womens Lib Sexist

Sexism, So What’s New?

As this presidential election has made abundantly clear, sexism is not just some feminist fantasy. In a tumultuous campaign year of blatant misogyny where boys behaving badly have both demeaned and objectified women, and sexual misconduct along with  sexual harassment

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Megyn Kelly Cuts Newt Gingrich Down to Size

Hey Newt, cut it out! I got news for you Newt! It’s not the 1990’s anymore when as House Speaker you were quite the lady-killer with your merry extra marital affair with a House staffer even as Republicans attempted to

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Megyn Kelly Cuts Newt Gingrich Down to Size

Hey Newt, cut it out! I got news for you Newt! It’s not the 1990’s anymore when as House Speaker you were quite the lady-killer with your merry extra marital affair with a House staffer even as Republicans attempted to

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How to Pick Up Girls Trump Style

  From the caveman to the Donald,  red-blooded men have been encouraged to be on the prowl for chicks. Licking their chops like a pack of hungry wolves, real men stalk women, never taking no for an answer, persistent even

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How to Pick Up Girls Trump Style

  From the caveman to the Donald,  red-blooded men have been encouraged to be on the prowl for chicks. Licking their chops like a pack of hungry wolves, real men stalk women, never taking no for an answer, persistent even

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The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has

Vintage Millie The Model Comic

The Shame of Fat Shaming

Some folks believe gaining weight is the worst thing a woman can do. One of them is running for president. Setting the gold standard for misogyny, ( “No one demeans women the way I do, believe me”) Donald Trump has