Oh what to say on this Sunday morning? I could say that I’m tired and worn from the stresses of a career in education. I could say that the spite of strangers can make a person cry. I could say … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Women’s Work
Always, always an important thing to remember.
Bah humbug. For more information, check out The Representation Project, watch Miss Representation, or read Geena Davis’s two easy ways to fix this whole media mess.
With the Olympics heading into its final week, I thought it only appropriate to share this photo of Kayla Harrison (in the white), the first American to ever win a gold medal in Judo. I know that Gabby Douglas and … Continue reading
Enough said. [Image Credit: The Girl Effect]
This is in response, perhaps, to a colleague looking at my office door and saying, “We might be working with a revolutionary.” “Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.” Dorothy Day
“Women are half the world’s population, yet they do two-thirds of the world’s work, earn one-tenth of the world’s income, and own less than one percent of the world’s property.” (Source: World Bank)
It’s no coincidence that St. Matthews-in-the-City Church in Auckland, New Zealand has chosen the Christmas season to reveal their latest billboard ad depicting the Virgin Mary. Titled “Mary is in the Pink,” the ad is meant to show Mary, full … Continue reading
For the umpteenth time– why are we a culture that tells women not to get raped instead of telling men not to rape? A recent study at the University of Surrey reports that the sex advice given in men’s magazines … Continue reading
“My sisters, my daughters, my friends– find your voice.” Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf From left to right: Tawakul Karman of Yemen, Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipients for ‘their non-violent struggle for … Continue reading