Just last year, Gloria Steinem, said she that feels that black women “invented the feminist movement.” Now the 81-year-old feminist and activist that and stood arm in arm with notable black feminist like Maya Angelou, founded Ms. Magazine with Dorothy Pitman-Hughes and worked alongside Alice Walker, is speaking candidly about the pivotal role that queer women, black women and other women of color have played in women’s rights. [Read more…]
Women don't owe men their bodies. The excuse of "I didn't know" or "She was asking for it" is tired and tone deaf. Men like Bill Cosby must be held accountable for their actions whether they claim to know the meaning of "rape" or not.
Women and girls pay more for similar products marketed to men and boys 42% of the time. Between the gender pay gap and gender tax, how patriarchy expects us to keep up is beyond us. The world pays us less but charges us more just to live.
This little recipe is something I picked up from my dear mother. Think of it as a Southern twang on a Pain Perdu. The special ingredient just happens to be eggnog or more specifically the bourbon that I put in the eggnog.
I knew this would be hard. My ten year relationship with this woman--my friend, my sister, my confidante--has been off course for the last few months. We were meeting today to catch up and get back on track. But it’s not going that way. Let me start from the beginning.
When we are fully able to see that we each are unique beings, then we can understand why we don't have to prove how worthy we are by putting other women down. If you want to better yourself, it does not take tearing another woman down to do so. You are your own competition, so start there. We are worthy just as we are, and it's time we all started to believe that.