Stitching Together My Own Female History

o continue our mutual celebration of Women’s History month, in today’s post I’m sharing a particular portion of my own family’s female history. One pair of my great-grandparents through my mother’s line were Finnish. Another pair of great-grandparents through my father’s line were Hungarian.

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Seeing only patriarchal trees, not the forest

ounding out Women’s History Month 2014 are a couple of NPR news articles that are ultimately about patriarchy even though the word is never used. One takes another look at sexism and appropriately links it to male violence against women, while the other offers a … continue reading »

“More Sexist?” or Simply Sexist?

esterday, Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, an international NPR reporter that covers South America, gives readers a well-written social commentary revolving around her question, “Which place is more sexist: the Middle East or Latin America?”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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March forward yet look back

arch, being annually heralded as Women’s History Month, usually focuses on a few profiles of historical women from the masses who have been courageous, brilliant, audacious, talented, innovative, daring, plucky, passionate, and formidable throughout decades and centuries.  I applaud each and every account! Reclaiming women … continue reading »