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Pawling Girl Scouts Earn Special Women's Suffrage Centennial Patch

Pawling Girl Scout Troop 10001 devoted their November 1st meeting to celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State.

Through a series of hands-on activities, troop members learned about the 1848 Women’s Conference in Seneca Falls, where the Declaration of Sentiments was drafted and signed, the 1913 Suffrage Walk from New York City to Washington, DC and an eighty year timeline of milestones and setbacks leading to the ratification of the 19th Amendment of the United States Constitution in 1920.  147 more words

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Do We Really Believe Women?

When women came forward and accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, molestation of a 14 year old child, and stalking teenagers in the mall, many of us were outraged. 704 more words


No Lena, No

Lena Dunham has said many things that have upset and offended people throughout her career thus far. Each time she has done so I have either thought people have been mis-interpreting what she meant, overreacting entirely, or I have just put it down to the fact that she was young and like all of us does not have all the answers. 722 more words

Women In Music: Lovecraft

Last Tuesday, I had the privilege of once again performing at Lovecraft for SetNYC as they raised money to benefit Freedom Ladder, an organization that raises awareness about depression in NYC. 207 more words


You Can't Make This Sh*t Up: This Week's News

By Crystal Defatte

November 11th – November 18th

Trump Visits Vietnam 49 Years Too Late

This Sunday, Veteran’s Day, President Trump visited Vietnam to meet with seven vets who returned to the country to honor their fallen brothers in arms. 1,038 more words


Mothers and Daughters

A child hides
tricks her mother
into believing she is lost;
This is not a game, Mother says,
panic still coursing through veins,
visions of abduction blinding reason. 183 more words