Category Women

Let’s talk about traditions

As the holidays are approaching, I cannot help but think about all of the great traditions my family has and the delicious foods we eat together during this time of the year. So, I thought I’d list some of my favorite foods & moments here for you …. in random order. 1. My grandmother’s Christmas […]

International Maternity Leave

The photo shows how different countries handle maternity leave. I wonder how Americans would feel if they all saw the other seven countries that share our maternity leave system. There’s no doubt that this contributes to the inequalities that exist in the workplace today. Paid maternity leave allows women to spend time and bond with […]

Hookup Culture and Its Oppression of Women

“Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so.” – Andrea Dworkin I’ve never turned a blind eye to sexism […]

Sexy Halloween Costumes: Less than purrrfect for women

The old saying goes “Halloween is the one time of year when girls get to dress slutty and no one can judge them.” I mean seriously, everyone knows this rule. And if you don’t, then you’re probably a home-schooled freak from Africa who’s planning on dressing up as the Bride of Frankenstein (and will scare […]