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An International Look at Women's Rights

Until recently, the human rights of half the world’s population – women – were not universally protected, nor accepted in most parts of the world. In 2014, the… 801 more words


It's All In His Head

I was very grateful to the wonderful Bill Bryson recently.

Well, I’ve always felt quite grateful to him actually. As the incredibly talented, witty, top-notch, best-selling author actually WROTE to me when I lived in Africa. 718 more words

Families And Parenting

National Coffee Day Trump Style

Happy National Coffee Day!

How we might be celebrating National Coffee Day next year in Trump World.

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Dietland: a Novel for the Angry Girl

“We can’t hide it or fake it. We’ll never fit society’s idea for how women should look and behave, but why is that a tragedy? We’re free to live how we want.

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Books, Film & Music

Remarkable Young Women

A while back I wrote a little piece on another remarkable young woman

Yesterday I had multiple flashbacks to the Stanford survivor and her letter while a) watching the documentary… 473 more words


Old and tired whine: "sexist microaggressions"; new and hot whine: "gender shrapnel"

From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:

Prof. Mayock: Shrapnel in academia kind of like London during the Blitz

Haven’t experienced any sexist microaggressions recently?

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