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We Need to Talk About How We Write About Women Musicians

“Why do we allow 7,000 truck-song singing men, but limit ourselves to only one or two ‘outlaw’ women?” This Nashville-based music mag wants to ditch the modifiers and change the conversation about women in music.


A Visit With a Japanese Family in 1964 Part 3: The Modern Family

It’s the 1960s! The Japanese economy is booming! This was the time of The Three Sacred Treasures of Post-War Japan, when every family had to have a television, a refrigerator and a washing machine. 364 more words

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Are women the indicator of safety?

Terry Slavin, The Guardian, Cities feature section.

“If there aren’t as many women cycling as men … you need better infrastructure”

Publication date: 2015
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A Visit With a Japanese Family in 1964 Part 2: The Not-So-Typical Japanese Home

This is part 2 about an article written in “Tokyo Olympics Official Souvenir 1964”, a book designed to make sense of Japan to visiting foreigners during the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. 549 more words

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A Visit With a Japanese Family in 1964 Part 1: East meets West, but Don't Worry - They're Westernized!

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964 were worried about how they were going to accommodate all of the expected 30,000 visitors during the peak. 538 more words

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Here Goes

It’s been awhile but here is a “straight from my heart and unedited” post regarding last week’s episode of Survivor: Game Changers.

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