Women’s History Month – Honoring Myra Sadker

“If the cure for cancer was in the mind of a girl, we might never discover it.” ~ Myra Sadker This year’s Women’s History Month theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” An honoree of this year’s National Women’s History Project is Margaret Dunkle, who was instrumental in putting Title … Continue reading Women’s History Month – Honoring Myra Sadker

Women’s History Month – Gloria Steinem – Trailblazer Extraordinaire

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” Attributed to Gloria Steinem In 1972, when I was a twenty-something single woman working in the book publishing industry, I became a charter subscriber to Ms., the groundbreaking magazine founded by Gloria Steinem and Letty Cottin Pogrebin. Not being a well-to-do suburban … Continue reading Women’s History Month – Gloria Steinem – Trailblazer Extraordinaire

Election 2016 – On The Brink of Making History…After 240 Years

What It Will Mean If She Wins

 

In the early days of the American Revolution Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John, “I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way…if particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion.” Well, the American Revolution lasted nearly eight years and Abigail’s ladies’ “rebellion” has lasted nearly two-and-a-half centuries. And it’s still going on.