Pussy Power: Walking Our Talk

Feline, cats (catty), cougar, pussy, kitten—all slang terms used for women and girls—Meow! In the past, all of these terms (and many more) have been used to shame and denigrate women and girls, trying reduce us to some form of “animal.” Additionally, the term pussy, … continue reading » “Pussy Power: Walking Our Talk”

Women & the Climate of Our Times

Stormy times.

As I write this, Hurricane Matthew, a crystal clear sign of climate change, is off the coast of Florida after  ravaging Haiti and damaging parts of Cuba. Again and again, climate scientists declare that this type of hurricane is the “new normal.” It’s … continue reading » “Women & the Climate of Our Times”

Appreciation for progress

ppreciation buoys up my spirit today as I read a news article by Donna Kakissis (found here) about the  new progressive Greek cabinet. Not because the newest Greek governing body follows the “same old-same-old” actions of only appointing men to senior positions in the cabinet.  … continue reading » “Appreciation for progress”