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Insightful Post on American Culture

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Umair Haque wrote a breathtaking, insightful post, Why America’s is the Rich World’s Most Abusive Society Towards Women (By a Long Way) Or, How Toxic Institutions and Norms Made Being a Woman in America Suck in So Many Unique and…

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An intriguing piece by Thom Hartmann on The End of the Patriarchy.

In fact, I think that I could build a case that the reason the world is melting down, the reason we have conflicts all over the world, the reason we’re having territorial wars, the reason we’re having wars over water, the reason that we’re having wars over resources, all of these things are the result – in my opinion – of the oppression of women.

Deeply Rooted Barriers

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Susan Chira of The New York Times posted an insightful article, Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were. Chira interviewed many women who were on the path to the top, but for many reasons did not reach…

What We Look Like

You are beautiful. Don't let anyone tell you differently. Not even yourself.

Others often feel compelled to tell us how females (and sometimes males) are supposed to act or what females should look like. This is someone else’s judgment about us, and it’s heartbreaking when we believe them and doubt our inner…

What We’re Really Saying

Natalia

We speak with our words and our bodies. Sometimes our messages support each other, but sometimes our body language sends a message that’s different from our words.

Feministing

Feministing

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, a good day to think about what I’m thankful for: the strong and diverse voices of women. With great appreciation in mind, I highly recommend diving into the site Feministing. It’s an amazing…