“Feminism” has become a dirty word in certain circles. I have to admit its transition to taboo status flew under my radar. Maybe that’s because the people I surround myself with don’t regard feminism like some disease that should be stamped out. I don’t live in a vacuum—but I tend to spend a lot of time striving to find common ground instead of focusing on the divisive. When you write about sexual abuse and women’s issues, however, you’re bound to confront the uglier human i
“Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.” -Susan B. Anthony On this “Super Tuesday Part II” during Women’s History Month, I can’t help but reflect on the history of women’s suffrage. March 13th marked the 100th anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s death. She fought for women’s right to vote until her death in 1906—just 14 years before the 19th Amendment was ratified, guaranteeing suffrage to women.
"Let us devote solid funding, courageous advocacy and unbending political will to achieving gender equality around the world. There is no greater investment in our common future."
— UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon It’s International Women’s Day and March is Women’s History Month. Many would argue we don’t need such an allocation. But have you read a history book lately? A vast majority of