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Feminism: Oh Fine, I Still Love You.

Yesterday I wrote about how I might be breaking up with feminism for a great many legit reasons. There are plenty of things to be disappointed about with feminism as a movement. But, this seduced me back in: Brilliant women. Smart women.…
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Dis-enchanted, a Romance with Feminism

I'm going to a panel about feminism and blogging with Heather, the queen of getborn magazine tomorrow. I've long said that blogging and the internet brings Freedom of Speech to reality for women in this country. Women may have had the "right…
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12/21/2012, The End. The Beginning.

It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine. ~R.E.M. I woke up on the morning of 12/21/2012. So did my children, and judging from the activity on Facebook, so did you. Of course there exists the possibility that sometime today…
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Screw Equal Pay - Sheconomy Baby!

So, the Paycheck Fairness Act , which "addresses pay disparities between men and women. The bill limits the defense that employers can use to respond to charges of wage discrimination based on sex, among other actions," (HR.BLR.com) failed…
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Soul Path: Roman Catholic Womenpriests

I've been excited to hear about the 100 women who claim authority as Catholic Priests in the United States, as in this Time article. While there is evidence to suggest that women were equals and held authority in early Christianity, The…
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Nice Girls Don't Talk About Money

To put my money where my mouth is, I've drafted a document that sits on my desktop titled, "TGR Income Statement." When any corporation contacts me for product reviews, product giveaways, advertising or publicity exposure I simply copy and…
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10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Deserve Condescension From The New York Times

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10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Are Broke

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Regrets & Choices

There's this one chapter in Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage by Elizabeth Gilbert about the modern-day difficulty of girls having so many choices. In prior generations a woman might have regretted not having a career, but hey…

Sexual Harassment

One of the high school students, I was at a computer by the door and he was out in the hall, just blew kisses at me. He then mouthed the words, Call Me! I gave him a disproving look and turned away to ignore him. I feel I should do something…
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Save Yourself

Back in '07, before the economy melt down, I was writing about Women and Money. It's a big deal. We say stupid things like "Money Can't buy happiness," when the reality is that "Not having money can buy a great deal of unhappiness."  In…
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Female Bias

"The bias came from an unlikely source -- female reviewers." This is from a report on Politics Daily about our collective bias against females. Is it an unlikely source? Really? Think back on your life. Is it really shocking that other women…