I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat. ― Rebecca West #notetoself #timesup
From her official website: Debbie Evans, veteran of hundreds of motion-picture, television, and commercial stunts has been featured in numerous publications such as the LA Times, Reader's Digest, Glamour Magazine, Cycle World, Dirtbike, and on television shows like Montel, ESPN, Winning Women, and Entertainment Tonight. Debbie was inducted October 2003 into the AMA Motorcycle Hall … Continue reading Meet Pioneering Stunt Woman Debbie Evans
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Our friends in Jakarta, Indonesia organized a women’s march this Saturday (4 March 2017) morning in front of the Presidential Palace. One of clubPAW authors participated in the march to witness LOVE in what was really the start of something historic in Jakarta. Not just that, now clubPAW has stories from some people we got the chance to talk to.
We at clubPAW believe that the women’s march movement that has shined like sunlight to many major and small cities globally signifies something larger; a hope. A hope that there many who are still persevering in the fight for equality and love. Nay-sayers will always be there and the only way to turn them to our side is by engaging in healthy dialogues and exchanging ideas. There will always be people who look down on our efforts but remember that good will does not expect anything in return. At least…
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Also known as, Wildfire FROM THE SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM: Edmonia Lewis, the first professional African-American sculptor, was born in Ohio or New York in 1843 or 1845. Her father was a free African-American and her mother a Chippewa Indian. Orphaned before she was five, Lewis lived with her mother's nomadic tribe until she was … Continue reading Meet the First Woman Sculptor of African-American and Native American Heritage to Achieve International Fame
WOMENSHISTORYMONTH.GOV National Women’s History Month 2017 Theme: “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” NWHP.ORG ★ ★ ★ Japan’s Business Federation Sent This All-Female Delegation to the Trump White House via Fortune
I nominate so-called, our so-called president's go-to word-choice* for put-downs, for this year's "Best Word" award. Did you catch his last usage of it? The so-called angry crowds... This guy, I tell ya... If he weren't already the president he should really consider being a cheesy reality TV star. Anyway, speaking of put-downs... Merriam-Webster deserves … Continue reading Speaking of Awards Season…
Carla Hayden was sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress on September 14, 2016. Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to lead the national library, was nominated to the position by President Barack Obama on February 24, 2016, and her nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 13... [MORE] … Continue reading Meet Our Fourteenth Librarian of Congress
I may occasionally write the junk, but rarely do I read it. And it is not because I don’t like it that I rarely read it... It’s because it, the really good stuff anyway, is so durn hard to read. I'm talking Poetry here... Poetry with a big, bold capital P. And it is so … Continue reading Poetry is for Girls
I would like to thank Author Vivian Biro for donating to help me make my movie. It really means so much to me that others are willing to support a dream of mine in such tangible ways. Please help me thank Vivian by visiting with her at her website, by purchasing her debut novel, and, … Continue reading My April Fools’ Day Joke
I'm not the smartest or greatest dad there is. Not even close. I have many faults and made many mistakes over the years that I regret. However, I do think I'm pretty good at understanding my faults and I work hard to minimize their impact to myself and others, especially to my family, as much … Continue reading Guiding Principles of a Daughter’s Dad
YOUR DREAMS ARE DEAD by perfect_mayhem These four words flew into the forefront of my brain along with what felt like gallons of blood as I was bent over the floor around my son’s desk retrieving his crumpled up artistic attempts. He is nearly 7 years old and a truly gifted artist. I do not … Continue reading YOUR DREAMS ARE DEAD | A Relating to Humans Women’s Issues Feature
...and the Sailor ducked. Ba dum bump! #militaryhumor Okay, just a couple of quick announcements while I've got your attention. I am overwhelmed with happiness and joy now that it is Spring, and because of all the wonderful submissions we've received to the Relating to Humans Women's Issues feature in celebration of Women's History Month. … Continue reading Two Marines walked into a bar…
HEROES FOR A MODERN GIRL by Pamela Schloesser Canepa The poet Maya Angelou shared wise words that moved me so. Songbird Nina Simone Did not fear walking alone. Nikki Giovanni Laid the truth on me. Mom bravely raised me alone, in the warmest, loving home. Simone deBouvaire taught me women are not property. Toni Morrison's … Continue reading HEROES FOR A MODERN GIRL | A Relating to Humans Women’s Issues Feature
DESPITE IT ALL, BECAUSE OF IT ALL by lorieb I grew up in a large family, the youngest girl and second youngest of six children, with two sisters and three brothers. Despite that, or perhaps because of that, I have always wanted to have a large family myself. My husband on the other hand, grew … Continue reading DESPITE IT ALL, BECAUSE OF IT ALL | A Relating to Humans Women’s Issues Feature
THE LIES WE TELL OURSELVES by Manivillie Kanagasabapathy ** TRIGGER WARNING: Abuse ** Deep Brown eyes stare back at me, Fleeting whispers floating between us, Shadows creep silently, Across broad brown shoulders, The darkness melding within the chocolate hues, Lengthening to point accusingly, At the faded bruise That still held faint … Continue reading THE LIES WE TELL OURSELVES | A Relating to Humans Women’s Issues Feature
I CAN'T PICTURE YOU WITH A KID by asyarhein FROM THE WOMEN'S ISSUES ARCHIVE “I can’t picture you with a kid.” “Neither can I.” I’m too spontaneous. My passion for writing and journalism was constantly competing with my passion for buffalo wings, rum and Steve Madden; there is no room for a kid in … Continue reading I CAN’T PICTURE YOU WITH A KID | A Relating to Humans Women’s Issues Feature
This is a propaganda video direct from the US Navy's official website. More specifically, it is a two-minute or so inspiring profile piece of a female Hull Technician, a rating traditionally reserved for and assigned to male sailors, found on a page from the Navy's official website dedicated solely to the recruitment of women. … Continue reading From Pioneers To Propaganda
It's Easier To Ask Forgiveness Than It Is To Get Permission and other interesting wit and wisdom attributed to the Admiral