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I must admit as a woman I fear for the future of our daughters. I am lucky my husband has had a vasectomy. I say lucky, because I cannot have children. In my life, I have had five miscarriages. I fear that should this movement continue, and I was to have
Marta · 2120 days ago

  I am a feminist, to me,woman = feminist. Feminism means different things to people. For me,it just means respecting women as much as men and thus giving women the same rights and opportunities as men. There are some women out there giving the wrong id
Elle · 2301 days ago

  Some women never give up. Take Diana Nyad for example. Nyad, born August 22, 1949 in New York City, is attempting to complete a long-distance swim she attempted more than 30 years ago. Sometime this summer Nyad wants to make the 103-mile swim from Cuba
IntheHeartland · 2854 days ago

Ana Gonzales Lewis (right) and her daughter Joli   Children's stories often have magical folk. Sometimes they offer the heroine three wishes. I've often thought about how best I'd use those wishes. As a wise woman I knew that my first wish would be
IntheHeartland · 2862 days ago

    Sexy! Carmelina Vargas is definitely that and more as she sings and sways in her music video Love: "Turn off the lights. Take off our clothes. The rest is for no one to know... The 20 something-year-old Latina is an enchantress. It doesn't
IntheHeartland · 2884 days ago

  Question: Suppose you are the only adult around when a child begins to drown in a swimming pool. There are other children nearby, but they are too young to help. You see nothing in the pool area you can use to help the child. She is beyond your rea
IntheHeartland · 2949 days ago

Here's the latest press on my new book Living in the Heartland: Three Extraordinary Women's Stories . The book signing went well. I got to meet Ife's uncle. He was so proud of her he bought two books!!
IntheHeartland · 2960 days ago

  In December 2008, a woman was arrested in an Atlanta courthouse. Lisa Valentine, 40, said her human and civil rights had been violated by the judge who cited her for contempt of court when she refused to remove her head covering. The judge had a
IntheHeartland · 2962 days ago

  My friend Leslie (moondustwriter.com) asked her readers earlier in May to write something in 160 characters. She challenged: "What can you do in 160 characters? A story surely not! I have titles longer than 160 characters for goodness sake." Lesli
IntheHeartland · 2964 days ago

    Having lived most of my life along the coast - Pacific, Atlantic, and Gulf - I am particularly concerned about the devastation that the Louisiana coastal region is facing since BP's Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in April. That is why
IntheHeartland · 2966 days ago

      I'm proud, although a little late to announce, that the very lovely Maureen Doallas featured my book Living in the Heartland: Three Extraordinary Women's Stories and me on her blog Writing without Paper on May 6.  
IntheHeartland · 2968 days ago

Many Americans are deeply worried about the estimated 210,000 gallons of petroleum per day that are spewing from site off the Louisiana coast.  The disaster began ten days ago BP’s rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank. The spreading slick is
IntheHeartland · 2970 days ago

    Domestic and sexual violence.   (Please be aware of triggers, if you become distressed please seek help)   This is my story, one of fear, despair and ultimately hope, healing and a passionate belief in change.   My sto
Ebby · 3090 days ago

Party Safely This Holiday Season While Christmas may be over, if you're anything like me, the holidays are still in full swing. There are after-Christmas sales to shop, half-price candy displays and plenty of New Year's festivities to keep you merry all m
AlisonDriscoll · 3095 days ago

Jhpiego Launches Global Initiative to Reduce Maternal Deathshttp://newsblaze.com/story/2009092510040200001.pnw/topstory.html $5 million commitment announced at Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At t
AnaLewis · 3190 days ago

I am so excited about the brand new section at Huffington Post called Women's Rights.  Some news is so big it needs it's own section!  Check it out:  "http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/womens-rights?show_comment_id=31487105"
AnaLewis · 3195 days ago

EmpowHer is a unique online resource dedicated to helping women improve their health and well-being. We provide up-to-date medical information, access to leading medical experts and advocates, and a devoted community of women who ask questions, share stori
AnaLewis · 3202 days ago