The Western world’s demonization of women in power can be traced back to Ancient Greece, argues the celebrated UK classicist Mary Beard.
With charm, humor and passion, Isabel Allende delivers a series of stories about women with passionate hearts who survive difficult lives.
He would give her something to cry about.
If she knew what was good for her,
she would do something with her hair.
An animated documentary about the legendary journalist who changed the game for women in reporting before women even had the right to vote.
Over under the country unraveling,
the old anxiety returning,
she sits and knits pink hats
for a new generation of women marching.
We try them on as subjects, our mythical forebears,
wondering who we are: Penelope. Persephone. Eve.
Eurydice. Sleeping Beauty, Cassandra, Ophelia, Cinderella.
Sharia law: when laws are created or interpreted based on religion.
I’ve been looking forward to our book reading in the community associated with “three days of peace and music” in 1968. Woodstock, New York has long been considered a sanctuary … Continue reading →
If we were sometimes silly, we were also wise enough to know that understanding and taking control of our bodies was a first step to taking control of our lives.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman addressing members of the Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1916 (Photo by Getty) . Charlotte Perkins Gilman is best known today for ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ (1892), a … Continue reading →