Category Archives: feminism

One-Size-Fits All

I vaguely remember promising myself I’d never write about dieting. However, once I’d joined the Medicare faction I realized the popular caveat “Never break a promise to yourself,” has its limitations. So, as I cast off my reservations and throw … Continue reading

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Cranky Women

In his recent blog entry “Understanding Angry Old White Men,” my friend Dr. Gerald Stein stated: “Males pass through a stage of feeling almost invulnerable and immortal, at least on occasion. They rush to fight wars, compete for mates, and … Continue reading

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Hobgoblins

Abortion may not be a pleasant thought. On a case by case basis, it may not even be the best choice. Moreover, a portion of the population vilifies birth control, which should be another choice a woman, in consultation with … Continue reading

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Kevlar Education

Life is full of triggers. I can’t always predict when something will happen that will spark sensory memories or casual remarks or images can send me into a spiral of teenage insecurity. Most people deal with those as best they can. Continue reading

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Change

The other morning I saw an episode of “Torchwood”1 that reminded me of a gender myth about flexibility. How important, whether in simple conversation or in complicated social evolutions, is it for us to roll with the punches? Be prepared … Continue reading

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