Whenever I start to think that the good old days were good,BETTER, even........I think about the 1940s and 1950s. Uhhh...maybe not. . . .
I don't like bugs, getting dirty and sweaty or playing sports. I'm definitely in touch with my inner girly-girl. But I also marched for the Equal Rights Amendment in the early 1970s. Mentored young professional women. Had a long, full-time professional career. Back in the day, this is . . .
Thanks, Mary Costanza, for this! I've always lived by this creed and have the reputation to prove it.One day at work, an elderly redneck client told a racist joke at a meeting in the presence of an African American colleague of mine. Everyone ignored it, even other colleagues. I was not . . .
Peggy (l.) and Joan (AMC's Mad Men) Sunday's episode of Mad Men surely raised the eyebrows of today's young professional women, who have grown up with the idea that competence is rewarded and women don't have to use their sexuality to get ahead.Here's what happened: The agency was desperate to . . .
It's always irritated me that there are so many self-help books for women.Women Who Love Too Much, The Anger Workbook for Women, The Courage to Be Yourself, Woman's Journey to Her Self, A Woman's Guide to Changing Patterns, How to Find a Man...... women are the main market for "hope,"delivered . . .
CREDIT: “Suffrage parade, New York City, May 6, 1912,” 1912. Prints and Photographs Division,Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-10845. Nobody hands you equality.We took it.-Gloria SteinemIt's been 100 years.The Equal Rights Amendment was never ratified.Women who daily exercise . . .
Our job is not to make young women grateful, but to make them ungrateful so they keep going. Gratitude never radicalized anybody. - Susan B. Anthony. Have we come a long way, baby? Watch HBO tonight for Gloria Steinem: In Her Own Words. Tonight. 9pm Eastern. * * * You've noticed the state of . . .
But today, we women can claim our truths.Without hesitation. . . .
This is not a post about Arnold's betrayal of his wife, let me make that clear. It's a post about women's voices.Arnold's actions should come as a shock to no one: in 2003, just before he was elected Governor of California, rumors of philandering hit a high point: the Los Angeles Times outed him as . . .
This is my friend Michele Northrup. She founded Intensity Academy, an all natural, gourmet hot sauce company. She also invented every one of their tasty sauces. We call her Saucy Queen.On top of that, she raises a bunch of boys. Is a wife to the man we call Saucy Dude. And has a job in an . . .