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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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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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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Passing the ERA Torch along the Way!

… My journey through Georgia has been most exciting and breathtakingly beautiful. The women here have been so gracious, aiding me every step of the way. The first wonderful person to step up to help was Dianne Wing of UniteWomen – Georgia, from there many came on board. Dianne is amazing although homebound nothing slows her…
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Woman Are Human Not Statistics

Since heading out of Springfield, Illinois last November 2014, it has been difficult to keeping up with all the demands being made on me emotionally, physically, financially and spiritually. Walking in the snow and getting feverish dampened my spirits, as did a horrible case of poison ivy and chiggers. Currently, the torrential down pours is…
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