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Women want to compete

Much of my attention this week has been focused on the Olympics in Rio. They are quite a relief from the two political conventions we just watched because in the Olympics, people keep moving instead of talking and we can see for ourselves who is winning. 406 more words

Words for Men; Clothes for Women

Now that both the Republican and the Democratic Conventions are over, we can all relax and go back to wondering what we should watch this evening. 543 more words

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Fairy Tales with a Difference

When I clicked on the Google search site a few days ago, I was surprised to find that Google was honoring the 117th birthday of Lotte Reiniger. 658 more words

Gender Discrimination at the Met

When I speak to audiences about my book Silenced: The Untold Story of the Fight for Equality in the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), I am invariably asked the same question: “What do I tell young women who want to join the RCMP?” 672 more words

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Constance Markievicz and the Easter Rising

On April 26, 2016, in Dublin, Sabina Higgins, wife of Michel Higgins, the President of Ireland, laid a wreath at the grave of Countess Constance Markievicz, who is buried at Glasnevin Cemetery along with many other veterans of the 1916 Easter rebellion. 685 more words

Will Hillary turn the tide?

When I was ten years old, I decided I wanted to grow up and be the first woman president of the United States. My teachers encouraged girls with all the stories about how women, having finally achieved the vote, and having served in so… 489 more words

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