Women’s History Month
Did you know March is National Women’s Month? I didn’t, until this article was brought to my attention. Unfortunately the draw of the article was not that it was National Women’s Month, but yet another embarrassing example of how women are marginalized in the media. A local news organization in [...]
Last week I was watching the 11 o’clock news – as uncommon as it may be – it’s still the way I consume what’s happening (or rather making news) in Baltimore. It was an all too frequent night with a “late breaking news” report of a double shooting. Admittedly, I held my breath – [...]
One in three women will be raped or beaten in their life time. This statistic is depressing but also inspiring, especially if you are Eve Ensler. One Billion Rising is a movement created by Ms. Ensler, the author of the Vagina Monologues, to change this statistic and end violence against women.
One Billion Rising [...]
English: Dr. Martin Luther King giving his “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963. Español: Dr. Martin Luther King dando su discurso “Yo tengo un sueño” durante la Marcha sobre Washington por el trabajo y la libertad en Washington, D.C., 28 de agosto [...]
Women’s health advocates are celebrating the fortieth birthday of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark court case that legalized abortion in America. This decision had led to increased well-being among American women, as abortion is now safer and occurs earlier in pregnancy.
Although there is cause to celebrate this milestone, the 92 abortion-restricting provisions [...]