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“I am woman, hear me roar.” These popular lyrics captured perfectly the tone of the modern feminist movement.  Helen Reddy’s song, “I Am Woman,” quickly became feminists’ anthem and synonymous with women’s liberation. It conveyed the idea that women were being freed from “captivity” and that anything (or anyone) standing in their way should watch […]
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“[W]e’ve reached a milestone in our nation’s march toward a more perfect union: the first time that a major party has nominated a woman for president.” ~ Hillary Clinton Whether you like her or not, Hillary Clinton is a historic figure in America’s story. Many people, regardless of their politics, see Hillary’s candidacy as something to […]
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“The sex . . . is hereby changed from female to non-binary.” Recently, a judge in Oregon legally recognized a gender other than male or female. “Binary” means “consisting of, indicating, or involving two.” Non-binary gender, then, is something other than two genders. It appears to be a catch-all term referring to various gender identities, […]
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It’s summertime! There are so many things I love about the summer. Sunshine, warm weather, barbeques, festivals, outdoor seating, runs along the lakefront, walks around the city, longer days, and pool time. Oh and ice cream (mint chocolate chip, please). What I don’t love about the summer, however, is that it goes by way too […]
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Women make up less than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs and about 19% of Congress members. How do women feel about this? Is it a problem that needs to be solved? So, I took a social dance class in college. It was a semester sampling of various types of dances (waltz, two-step, swing dancing, you […]
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If we let today’s culture shape our womanhood, we’ll end up a man. This is one of many wonderful points in John and Stasi Eldredge’s book, Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul. In Captivating, John and Stasi explain the true desires of a woman’s heart, which are “uniquely feminine.” They artfully explore what […]
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