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14 11, 2011

Parenting and Politics are Making Me Tired

By | November 14th, 2011|Changing the World, Democrats, Economy, Politics, Republicans|0 Comments

OK, I know we’re all tired.  We’re parents … being tired comes with the territory of night feedings, night terrors and nights waiting up when our kids are old enough to drive. But what I’m really tired about is the news.  I know that’s a bit surprising coming from someone who dubbed herself [...]

5 05, 2011

Supreme Court Tells Raped Cheerleader to Go Home

By | May 5th, 2011|Feminism|6 Comments

The Supreme Court of the United States just told a sexually assaulted high school girl to shut up and go home. They didn't say it in those words exactly, but that was the effect of the high court's decision not to hear an appeal by a Texas teen who was kicked off her cheerleading squad [...]

14 03, 2011

The New York Times Needs to Go Back to J-School

By | March 14th, 2011|Feminism, Making Our Political Voices Heard|3 Comments

The blogosphere and the world of journalism are on fire about a New York Times article that reported the brutal gang rape of an 11-year-old girl. The controversy isn't about what happened, but rather information the reporter chose to include in the piece that, in essence, suggested that the elementary school girl who was the [...]