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How Shulamith Firestone Died.

Death of a Revolutionary by Susan Faludi
The New Yorker 4/15/2013

I recently found this article by accident while searching the web for something else. After reading Andrea Dworkin’s autobiographical work, “Heartbreak, The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant,” I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. 98 more words


Let's get angry about the important issues.

I posted a brief excerpt from a news article yesterday that said the steepest declines in work force participation were among unmarried, childless women. This statistic is enomously significant for many reasons, yet the female authors of the article completely ignored it. 74 more words


Feeling invisible?

Today in the New York Times, there was a 5,700 word article on “Why US Women are Leaving Jobs Behind.” The article clearly pointed out that… 82 more words


Into the Dark

I looked at death tonight. I’d like to say I examined it like you would a textile, holding the weight of it in your hand, feeling the surface. 653 more words

Real World

Sexy and Honest Confessions of a MILF

My Confessions

1. I am 42 years old.
2. I weigh 212 pounds and wear a size 22 dress.
3. I look six months pregnant all the time. 294 more words


Shopping and sex.

Last night I had a conversation with a woman who said that she no longer feels like an American. I wholeheartedly agree with her. This country is so different from the one I grew up in, I barely recognize it. 490 more words


Body Acceptance

Today, as I sat in Panera eating my convenient “healthy” lunch and emailing potential internship leads, I began slowly eavesdropping on the conversation in the booth next to me. 228 more words

My Life