women

Katie Squared

It’s rare that you get to meet, befriend, and ultimately work with someone you find inspirational. I have been lucky enough to do all three with the supremely fantastic Katie Goodman. She’s hilarious and thought provoking and brilliant — have… Read More ›

Ten Against

I should be cheering. I just can’t. The Violence Against Women Act was reauthorized this week. It was even the “good” version – the one from the Senate with the new protections for those in the LGBT, Native American and… Read More ›

Blinded By Science

I’m not the begging sort. However, I find myself fending off the compulsion to clasp my hands together, hit my knees and plead with legislators, spokespeople, religious leaders, school board members and media commentators to look directly at scientific reality…. Read More ›

One year later…

One year ago I spoke. It was less a decision than it was a compulsion. As wedge issue rhetoric was ramping up in the pre-election season, Susan G. Komen pulled their funding from Planned Parenthood. The right-wing squawkers were having… Read More ›

Assholery

Alarmists. Hypocrites. Opportunists. Fakes. Phonies. Liars. Self-centered. Misogynistic. Patriarchal. Partisan. Money-hungry. Power-hungry. All of the above when combined result in assholery – and assholery is running roughshod all over absolutely everybody right now. If you took a break while Congress… Read More ›