“Women’s Equality Day Rally Trumps ERA Action with 24 Words

ATLANTA, GA, JULY 1, 2017 – Katrina’s Dream, ERA Action and a roster of national leaders and advocates from across the United States will gather, Friday, August 25 – 27, 2017 in Washington, DC,    in the fashion of Women’s Equality Day founder, the late Congresswoman Bella Abzug; insisting on hearings for the current Equal Rights Amendment, ERA…
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Nevada to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

PRESS RELEASE What:              Empowering Women Why:                To Promote the Passage of the Equal Rights Amendment When:             Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Where:            Nevada State Legislature Foyer – 101 S. Carson Street, Carson City, NV  89701-4747 Contact:           Ms. Helene de Boissiere Swanson, Co-Founder – Katrina’s Dream                         <415-233-2048>  mailto:deboissiere@gmail.com…
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Next step after Women’s March: Pass the ERA

  By Betty Folliard The policy superhighway to equality in the U.S. is to remove the artificial deadline on the ERA, known as the 3-State Strategy, providing the path to eliminating discrimination on the basis of gender in our Constitution, ensuring equal access to justice for women and men. Ninety-five percent of people in the…
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WomenOccupyHollywood

  By IVANA MASSETTI Founder of Women Occupy Hollywood “… In some cases, such as in the DGA (Directors Guild of America), DIVERSITY and MINORITY programs have been created to counter discriminatory practices against minorities and other disenfranchised people, and to fill the quotas that TITLE VII requires. But such programs pool ALL WOMEN together with MINORITY MEN (men…
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It’s About Women (About Time!)

By: Bishop Joe Morris Doss What will be taught in history classes about the election of 2016? It will be about the equality of women. But the campaign also has clarified the negative perspective: it is about the death spiral of society as patriarchal. This campaign – as dreadful as it has been – may…
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In the Aftermath of Violence – Be the Change

By Helene de Boissiere – Swanson This morning, I woke to the television blaring and barraging viewers with messages promoting fear in the wake of this week’s violent aftermath of police officers killing black men in the South and in the North and a person who felt their only course of action was retaliation towards…
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Women Lighting the Way to Freedom and Independence

by Helene de Boissiere – Swanson The American Revolution took place after Britain put in place the Intolerable Acts, in the American colonies. The Americans responded by forming the Continental Congress. The war would not have been able to progress as it did without the widespread ideological and material support, of both men and women….
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Science and Religion Are They Incompatible

By Dorie Goehring, MDiv. Science and religion are often seen as opposites, or, at the very least, incompatible. The Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard University is looking to change that. Headed by Prof. Ahmed Ragab, who teaches in the Divinity School and the Department of History of Science, the SRC held their annual…
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With Trump, It’s All or Nothing

If You Choose to Support Trump in Part, You Are Choosing to Support “The Full Catastrophe” Written by: Joe Morris Doss David Duke was running hard for the Senate. The Louisiana media was following his every move, reporting all the juicy controversies that popped up on a daily basis, and making him the center of attention…
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Forgive, But Don’t Forget – 原谅但不忘记

By Longfei Zhang and Helene de Boissiere – Swanson Saturday, May 7th, 2016 NEW YORK CITY – The Right to be Forgotten which was approved by the European Union has had a global impact on blocking information and expression online across the across the globe. On 13 May 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ)…
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Celebrate Earth Day 2016

As an Eco-Theological when I received the below alert I felt called to share this. Please take a gander and see how you can be involved. [Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This Friday, April 22 is Earth Day! Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 as a day to build awareness, understanding, and support for…
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Walk the Talk: A Quest for Equality

EXCERPT from the first chapter White Ants Sounds of a slow steady train pulling into the station, a sluggish chugging of one carrying a heavy load, stirred me from a sound sleep. As anticipated, it eventually came to a stop. Moments later it pulled away. Half awake, half asleep, I could hear Rev. Magdaliya Kamble…
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Prayers, the police, and the pilgrimage

“…found myself struggling with praying.  I have always had problems with the Our Father since childhood, why am I praying to a male God I would think, when it is my mother who takes cares of me.  And then their was the part “on earth as it is heaven” was I confirming that our present…
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Honor our Founding Mothers: Finish the Job!

by Betty Folliard After 92 years of struggle, American women still don’t have legal equality. According to an Opinion Research Survey, 96% of Americans believe women and men should have equal rights, 88% want an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) added to our Constitution — but a whopping 72% of Americans somehow are under the false…
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#AllLivesMatter

“…Yesterday I had a conversation with a friend and colleague in which she asked out my use of referring to myself as coloured. I have always referred to myself as coloured. My mother was English/Irish and my father was Trinidadian. While my mother was white my father was multi-racial as many are from the West Indies….
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