Women, it’s time we rise up, speak up and stand together for our future. America’s presidential race – as crazy and nonsensical as it has become – has brought to the forefront many areas where the rights, perceptions and opportunities of women are in desperate need of our attention. All of us must get involved and be aware.… Read More
“That’s fine, sweetheart,” the words of my division’s VP still ring in my ears. Sweetheart? Really? For most of my life, I was one of those women who believed that all of my battles had been fought and won by feminist trailblazers in the 60’s and 70’s. I was shocked to enter the workforce at… Read More
Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes. You are capable of more than you know. Raise up your voice!
If you’re a woman who exercised your right to vote in an election recently (hopefully you did), thank anti-slavery and women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony. Credited with birthing the women’s suffrage crusade, Anthony, along with her partner in the movement, Elizabeth Stanton, arranged for Congress to be presented with an amendment giving women the right… Read More
“I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe It is rare that a book can ruffle the feathers of an entire nation, but author and campaigner for justice, Harriet Beecher Stowe, achieved just that. Her famous novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, which showed the evils of slavery… Read More
Women are always saying, “We can do anything that men can do.” But men should be saying, “We can do anything that women can do.” – Gloria Steinem What hasn’t Gloria Steinem done in the name of feminism? She is the face of American feminism, championing the efforts of women’s social reform for decades and… Read More