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by / on June 27, 2013 at 10:59 pm / in Body, Country, Current Events, Gender, Government, Health, Politics, Women's issues

More Than Meets The Eye

When I was 17 and my parents told me we were moving to the United States of America I didn’t quite know how to react to that piece of news, but when they told me we were moving to Texas the reaction was immediate: dread. I thought that people here still rode horses around the streets or they were not […]

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by / on December 10, 2012 at 12:06 am / in Culture, Current Events, Politics, Relationships, Women's issues

Is There Really Any Question about Choice?

We need to look at the heart-breaking, painful, or distressing circumstances behind many women’s choice for abortion in order to approach this topic with the integrity it deserves.

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by / on October 31, 2012 at 11:42 am / in Body, Parenting, Relationships, Society, Women's issues

Why We Shouldn’t Overturn Roe v. Wade (yet): A Pro-lifer’s Point of View

I was never really good at picking sides. When my friends would argue and then ask me to weigh in, more often than not I told them I was on my side, not anyone else’s, and promptly invoked Switzerland status. The reasoning behind this is that I usually agreed with (or could at least concede to) parts of what each […]

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by / on August 23, 2012 at 7:42 pm / in Body, Country, Culture, Current Events, Government, Media, News, Politics

Dear Mr. Akin, I Want You to Imagine…

You used the expression “legitimate” rape as if to imply there were such a thing as “illegitimate” rape. Let me try to explain to you what that does to the minds, hearts and souls of the millions of women on this planet who experience rape. It is a form of re-rape.

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by / on March 31, 2012 at 10:51 am / in Culture, Current Events, Drugs, Editorials, Education, Miscellaneous, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society

If You had the Power to Change One Thing…

Just for the record, at the time of this bit being posted we’re approaching the end of March, 2012. In an effort to get some answers and feedback on some of the more controversial topics facing our nation today, we decided to ask our fans and following audience on Facebook to articulate a message to the following question, for a […]

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by / on March 27, 2012 at 9:24 am / in Body, Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Politics, Prejudice, Relationships, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Are You There Margaret? It’s Us, Generation X.

 As we end women’s history month I feel compelled to bring up one of the most influential women in America, whose beliefs and compassion for the poor and uneducated have had a direct affect on how we live today: Margaret Sanger.  In 1914, Margaret Sanger launched the magazine The Woman Rebel: No Gods, No Masters, whose goal was to bring information […]

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by / on March 19, 2012 at 7:22 am / in Body, Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Facebook Fan pages, Government, Media, Politics, Society

Freedom for Survivors

“The best two things women can do to utilize their strength in this country is to organize in solidarity for their legal rights and use their power in voting for the political party that best supports their interests” – Unknown All the controversy surrounding reproductive rights in the U.S. has woken up a sleeping giant around the world: WOMEN. We’re currently experiencing […]

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by / on February 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm / in Body, Country, Culture, Education, Government, Miscellaneous, Philosophy, Politics, Prejudice, Sexuality

Left Side of the Classroom

The year was 1998.  I was walking towards my honors history class.  Little did I know that the next half hour was going to make such an impact upon my life and belief system.  I was in the eighth grade going to a middle school in west Texas where we are unfortunately known for our prejudices and less than mediocre […]

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by / on January 2, 2012 at 8:40 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Politics

The Great Debate in My House Concerning Ron Paul

Lately, my son and I have been going at it about Ron Paul and whether he is qualified enough to become President of the United States. He plans on voting for Ron Paul because he is pissed off at Obama for signing into law the National Defense Authorization Act which would allow the military greater authority to detain and interrogate […]

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by / on March 31, 2011 at 10:34 am / in Current Events, Editorials, Media, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Society

Ignorance Writ Large

By: Mary-Margaret McSweene I woke up this morning and began my usual routine of coffee and reading. I started with the Chicago Tribune and was jolted out of my pre-caffeine coma by the headline “11 Hurt in Shooting, Bus Crash.” On the south side of my city, two men had jumped from their vehicle, each wielding a large firearm, and […]

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