Tag Archive | "domestic violence"

Dating Violence: Apparently It’s Not Too Early to Have That Talk

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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Did anyone have a dating “talk” with you when you were a kid? I don’t mean “THE” talk; I mean a chat about things like how you should expect to be treated on a date — what is and isn’t …

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is Not a Sex Symbol

Friday, December 2, 2011

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Image via curvygirlguide.com So my friends over at the Curvy Girl Guide (if you haven’t checked them out, you MUST) brought this movie poster to my attention for the remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  As Hollywood

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One Day for Women? I’d Say We Need All 365

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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007 gets schooled by “M” on International Women’s Day. What do you say — Judi Dench in 2012? And I think Daniel Craig might look better as a redhead.…

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Is It OK to Turn Divorce Into Pop Culture Entertainment?

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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A few weeks ago, the Huffington Post launched a new page at its site dedicated to the topic of divorce.  Trust me –  I’ve got nothing against divorce, especially since I divorced my first husband many, many years ago.  …

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A New Way to Stop Violence Against Women — Ring the Bell

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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I’ve talked a little bit about my personal experiences with domestic violence. Speaking out about it and doing something about violence against women, anywhere, is a subject very close to my heart.  So I was amazed at this United …

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Gratuitous Violence Against Women or Shining a Light on the Problem We Want to Ignore?

Friday, July 9, 2010

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is ostensibly a murder mystery.  Despite its 600+ page length and its detours into Swedish political intrigue, it’s much more than that and readers from teens to grandmas are taking it to the pool …

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Mothers of Intention — While I’m at Mom 2.0 Summit

Friday, February 19, 2010

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As I’m getting getting ready for my Mom 2.0 panel today, I wanted to leave you with some good reading for the weekend.  What better way than to recommend a few Mothers of Intention?! One of my favorite economy …

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Just Being Alive Will Soon be a Pre-existing Condition

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Domestic violence isn’t a subject I talk about much, but it’s something I feel very strongly about because I have a very personal connection to the topic. I was a victim of domestic abuse. Many, many years ago I …

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