Category: women



i live a very secure life. i have my moments of personal insecurity–as many as most, a few less than some, a few more than others. i’ve experienced enough cognitive dissonance to spin me...


Making Women's History

A few weeks ago I interviewed Exponent II Founding Mother Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. She read some passages from her latest book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, and she answered my questions about historical writing...


General Relief Society Broadcast

I felt rather smug on my way to the conference. I had a crazy-busy week, yet I was determined to go hear the first official addresses of our new presidency. But as I pulled...


To Bleed or Not To Bleed

Earlier this week, the FDA approved Lybrel, an oral contraceptive which can be used to completely stop a woman’s menstrual cycle. Unlike traditional birth control pills which produce a period-like bleeding once a month,...


Are you a feminist?

For your enjoyment: A short film with on-the-street interviews about feminism.



In the past few weeks I’ve learned that almost everyone I know that’s not a full-time SAHM (and even a few of those, too) have a weekly cleaning lady. I was pretty surprised to...