Author: Spunky

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We Are All Enlisted

It was not my customary weaponry, but it was familiar enough. Shears sharpened and cannon loaded with a fresh needle, I was ready. The instructions were clear and simple, but I still double checked...

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Samoan Election Promises First Female Prime Minister

For almost 40 years, the same political party had had power in Samoa, but the current election is now in a deadlock, thanks to a group of amazing women, supporting the hopeful first female...

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NZ approves leave for miscarriage, stillbirth

The New Zealand Federal Parliament has unanimously passed legislation giving mothers and their partners three days of (paid) bereavement leave following a miscarriage or stillbirth.   From Member of Parliament Ginny Anderson: “This is...

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Lady MacFacebook

In Shakspeare’s MacBeth, Lady MacBeth’s “Unsex me” soliloquy has always intrigued me. As a high school student reading this speech, I wondered if there was something -outside of religion, of course- in my female...