Women have had to put up with this bullshit for way too long. ~Sen. Mazie Hirono Some days I am more wolf than woman, and I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild. ~Nikita Gill Maybe it was the way that she delivered those words - "Does that work for you?" - in the … Continue reading Does That Work For You?
In the present circumstances, no one can afford to assume that someone else will solve their problems. Each one of us has a responsibility to help guide our global family in the right direction. Good wishes are not sufficient; we must become actively engaged. ~Dalai Lama Friends, I know it's dark right now. It's heavy. … Continue reading When People Demand to See the Light
Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the whole world. ~Hilary Clinton The past week has been ... enlightening. As I watched a petulant Brett Kavanaugh sneer at a patient Senator Klobuchar and interrupt Senator Feinstein (and y'all know how I feel about men interrupting women) I saw - as you likely did … Continue reading The Busy Woman’s Guide to Channeling Your Rage.
To all the girls who have faced injustice and been silenced. Together, we will be heard. ~Malala Yousafzai To be a woman is to be interrupted. In boardrooms and family rooms and courtrooms, women's actual voices are often cut short - their thoughts and ideas demonstrated to be less important than what their male counterpart … Continue reading Interrupted Women, Interrupting.
Anger is like gasoline. If you spray it around and somebody lights a match, you've got an inferno. [But] if we can put our anger inside an engine, it can drive us forward. ~Scilia Elworthy Wow. I haven't seen women this riled up since January 2017. This is really big, I said to my husband … Continue reading Anger: The Unintentional Gift
Individually we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. ~Ryunosuke Satoro It occurred to me when I saw the Crowdpac campaign take off. You've probably seen the campaign I'm referring to. It's a sortof hybrid crowdfunding initiative for Senator Susan Collins' opponent in 2020. But the money only goes to her Democratic challenger if … Continue reading What Susan Collins Has Taught Us About the Resistance
I'm not a humanitarian. I'm a hell raiser. ~Mother Jones Pray for the dead. Fight like hell for the living. ~Mother Jones. In the 1890s, an elderly Irish immigrant widow was branded the "most dangerous woman in America." Why? Because she fought for workers. Correction - she fought like hell for workers. Mother Jones took … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Resistance, and You.