Category Archives: women

Amelia Earhart 2.0 flies around the world again Living up to her name: a young woman who was named after the famous female pilot from the 30′s is recreating her original flight around the world. When she finishes, she’ll be … Continue reading

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California Female Inmates Sterilized Illegally

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Kathleen Hanna: always a hot topic in my book

http://touch.dangerousminds.net/all/incredible_unpublished_1995_interview_with_bikini_kills_kathleen_hanna#1   “Kathleen’s support for aspiring young female writers and musicians cannot be overstated. She was the riot grrrl movement’s big sister, muse, and fairy godmother. Bikini Kill wasn’t exactly raking in a ton of money, but she still bought … Continue reading

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“A great soul never dies. A great soul serves everyone all the time.”

“The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.” –Maya Angelou    

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There are single parents in Texas.

Acknowledgment is awesome sometimes, isn’t it?  The State of Texas has a few resources here and there that at least acknowledge the struggle of single parenting. I digress. It’s good to investigate sites that acknowledge the reality of it all, … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot rallies for American Political Prisoner Cecily McMillan

“In breaking news, members of the punk band “Pussy Riot” have made their way from from Russia to the United States, to visit Cecily McMillan, 25, an American Political Prisoner. Ironically enough, there was widespread support for the jailed members … Continue reading

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Hope: Lingerie Startup Company helps Single Mothers in Colombia

An example of truly wonderful creative thinking: A San Francisco-based underwear start-up company called Naja helps impoverished single mothers in Colombia. They get taught a skill, and a portion of revenue goes to the entrepreneurial program. This is a company … Continue reading

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Craftivism and Helping TX womens’ reproductive rights? There’s an app for that.

Help Texas Women is an app for helping women navigate their lives within all the uterus legislation in Texas. The app shows you which legislators are uterus-friendly, provides their addresses for writing to them, and even shows you how to … Continue reading

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With coyotes in the dark

What is it like to grow up too fast? What a life she had. Left behind by her parents who settled in the U.S., led by a coyote in the dark, 12-year-old Noemi Alvarez Quillay was almost smuggled in but … Continue reading

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Texas, an ERA state

Were Texas and the other states who ratified the federal Equal Rights Amendment ahead of their time? Texas has the amendment in the Bill of Rights in its state constitution.  (See 3a.) Some interesting history of why Texas had its … Continue reading

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