Women’s Issues + Awareness

What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? You, yes you. The one sitting there pondering the universe, your life and its relationship to it all, but doing...

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The Tunnel Of Infidelity

We always assume it can never happen to us. Not to you, not to your great marriage, which is the envy of all your friends, or so it seems...

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Rise Up

You know what I don’t like, hate actually? All the people who are saying they “don’t care” about politics, or what’s happening in...

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Good Vibrations

Ingrid stood in front of the store, her hand resting on the cool knob. She couldn’t bring herself to go in. The sidewalk was deserted. It...

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Melania Trump, What is Your Truth?

“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and...

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Cutting Away the Pain *trigger warning*

“I would totally marry the lead singer. Dude is hot,” says Aimee. “I’d marry the lead guitarist. The lead singer is overrated,” I...

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Daddy Issues

I’ve heard the term many times in my life. I’ve even used it a couple of hundred times or so. I have understood this stereotype to...

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We Are Present. We Are Aware.

I am a part of something much bigger than myself. I woke up and decided to do good. I dragged my dad out of his office and told him we...

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A Soldier Died Today

Only the dead have seen the end of war. ―Plato Today I found out that a close friend’s nephew had died when I received an email with...

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21st Century Women: Nothing Sweet About Us

“I know it is hard to look at your own entitlement and privilege. You may be afraid of the truth. I am unafraid, to be honest. It may...

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The Resistance

these are the times that try men’s souls indeed I tell myself just keep calm and breathe and resist, resist, resist these are the...

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Dear Resident President,

Dear Resident President, We chanted “This is what democracy looks like” as loud as we could from the White House lawn. I suppose the...

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Snowflakes: A letter to my Republican friends

Isn’t it simply beautiful out there. I mean, snow always inspires such awe in me. Just consider, one single snowflake alone, so delicate,...

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6 Inspiring Ways to Boost Creativity

We often think of artistically creative people as inspired. Considered to be passionate people, they are driven to create a poem,...

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After the Women’s Marches, Grab Your Wallet 2.0

Millions of people participated in Women’s Marches in 673 cities around the globe on Saturday. The marches across the U.S. marked the...

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I Was A Casino Girl

Working on a cruise ship was like being emancipated into another dimension. –Kim Sisto Robinson It was 1980 something. I was young,...

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100 Years from Yesterday

Imagine what today’s world would be like If the Suffragettes had been three million strong? 100 years from yesterday Fewer men...

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How I Fight Crime in My Spare Time

I moved into an apartment on New Year’s Eve about a mile away from UCLA with my canine child Zoe, an American Eskimo mix. I thought...

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Graciela and Abuela

I am who I am because of Graciela and her bright red sash and because of her Abuela, the old woman with the melted candlestick. The old...

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Why the Women’s March on Washington is So Important

“There will never be a new world order until women are a part of it.” – Alice Paul (January 11, 1885 – July 9,...

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Remembering Ziggy with a Cremation Diamond

So we’ve reached January. Usually the most depressing month of the year. With the year we’ve just had it’s hard to...

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Hey Now, Girl

Hey now, girl Don’t clench your fists when you walk down the street Please, just don’t Don’t look down and hide your pretty face...

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Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Defeat – Inspiring Women Everywhere

Immediately following the presidential election, I felt compelled to run for office, and I don’t think that I am necessarily alone in...

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All in favour of #theConservativeMajority, Wear White!

A satire on the ‘Wear White’ campaign against Pink Dot 2014, Singapore The devil doesn’t wear Prada but the pious garb of...

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The Care and Feeding of Mr. Right

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally Published November 2014 Okay let’s face it, we’ve all been sold...

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An Actor’s Journey: “This is THE job. This is the hard part.”

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally published in October 2014 I am an actress. My parents saved their...

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