Category Archives: Women’s Rights

“Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

These are my thoughts: Feb 8, 2017. “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” If I were to have a gravestone, that’s what I would want engraved on it. In BIG BOLD LETTERS. My mother was a strong, stubborn woman; just not when it … Continue reading

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Stop Telling Me To Move On

Tradition and history tells us that we must accept the results of a Presidential election and move on. There have also been those people who have been taking pleasure in telling me I must “move on.” “move forward,” “suck it … Continue reading

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My Breakup with the National Football League

This morning I made the decision to break up with the NFL – The National Football League. I’ve been having a love-hate affair with the NFL for well over 50 years, and finally – I have had enough. It’s sad … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton and the 4 hour book signing…

This morning I stood in line for about 4 hours with approximately 1000 women. There were men there – maybe 100 or so – the rest were women. Women of all sizes and shapes and color and religion and status … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Justices Make Me a Little Anxious.

I’m anxious about this week.  I’m concerned that no matter what the Supreme Court Justices decide the LGBTQ Community, which includes Susan and me, will have to deal with the backlash. Once again we will be placed in a position … Continue reading

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How do Gays and Lesbians talk to Republicans?

As a woman who will be turning the age of 60 in less than a month, one would think I would have a fine grasp on my life, wouldn’t one? And as an out and activist lesbian who writes a weekly column, … Continue reading

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Hate is Easy. Love Takes Courage.

I saw those two sentences  in an article I was reading this morning, and I suddenly understood why folks are so hateful.  It’s easy.  It doesn’t take a whole lot of brain power to go from; “My life sucks: to: “I’m going blame ________ (fill in the … Continue reading

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