The Fort Collins Museum has a Mask fundraiser annually and this year I attended the Masquerade Ball with my friend Anna. There were many beautiful masks but this one gave me pause. The opportunity to confront Father Time about his tricks and schemes doesn’t present itself everyday, so I faced him head on. Listen Father [...]
As I embarked on a personalized week-long retreat with SpiritQuest, a spiritual retreat company, in Sedona, I take a deep breath and realize a very important thing. I am sovereign. Standing at a crossroads in my life I find myself in a uniquely liberating position. Sovereignty. I divorced last year, making me single after a [...]
The Alliance of Girls’ Schools will hold its biennial staff conference this May in Melbourne, Australia. The organization has 140 member schools in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa, all of whom have been invited to come together to explore the conference theme, “Images of a Girl: Diversity, Dilemmas and Future Possibilities.” Slated to [...]
There are many great women’s voices at iVillage as part of a series called iVoices. They weigh in on a variety of topics. Many have been talking about the election, but this week iVoice Brandi Jeter posted a very thought-provoking video on the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. What do you think? I [...]
There’s plenty of sexism and downright misogyny among talking heads and commentators to go around. Neither the left not the right has a lock on who’s worse. As many people, including myself, have called out Rush Limbaugh for his recent remarks calling a Georgetown law student a “slut” and a “prostitute” for her stand on [...]
For the past month, I have felt under assault. At every turn, someone in the political space was talking about some aspect of women’s sexuality and doing it in a way that was intended to limit it. My neighbors to the south in Virginia – as well as in other states – were fighting their [...]
May had just entered her teenage years. She was a chatterbox who loved horses, George Strait, and Rice Krispie treats. May and her mom were appalled that I didn’t know any George Strait songs. They couldn’t believe I’d never slid my feet into cowboy boots or ridden a horse bareback. I was amazed they had [...]
Love, just like opinions, can sometimes be a little prickly, just like this cactus that grew in the shape of a heart. Here’s to a love-filled day and an opinion-filled life!
Smart women around the web have so much to say. Things that ought to be making their way into the op-ed pages or the op-ed online space, but don’t. That’s the whole reason The Broad Side was born! This week, I’ve got some Broads of the Week whose thoughts and opinions I’ think you’ll enjoy! [...]
- I Want My Mother Back May 10, 2013
- Charles Ramsey and the Racial Language Barrier May 16, 2013
- Brave’s Merida is Herself Again. But for How Long? May 14, 2013
- Can “Maybe” Empower Our Children in Times of Fear? May 13, 2013
- When Big Pharma “Strong” Arms Mothers, We All Lose May 6, 2013
- President’s Woes Don’t Equal Watergate May 18, 2013
- Angelina the Amazon May 17, 2013
- 6 Things You Need To Know Right Now: Scandals Abound! May 17, 2013
- The IRS & the Tea Party: Nonprofits Need More Scrutiny, Not Less May 17, 2013
- “Weigh-cism” in America May 16, 2013
- Bernadine Spitzsnogel: What a terrible choice these women are forced to m...
- Bernadine Spitzsnogel: Will just makes me laugh out loud....
- Holly: Great summary of in real life scandals....
- Gena: No. I will not stop being African-American, Black ...
- deb: thanks for your nice comment SJ. "laughing at ot...
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