Blogs About "Feminism"


Why I Favor #HeForSHe Ove #BanBossy

Jennifer Gilhool
March 16 2014

The United Nations' Women's Foundation recently launched the HeForShe Campaign.  In so doing, UN Women asks men to raise their voices in support of gender equality.  Men like Patrick Stewart are calling for an end to violence against women, including ending the shaming and blaming often levied against victims of domestic violence.  Matt Damon posted a video encouraging society to embrace women as the solution to many of the world's problems,...

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“I Thought You Were A Feminist” And Other Ridiculous Responses to Examining the Impact of the Sexualization of Adolescent Girls

Jennifer Gilhool
September 8 2013

Last week, Stacey Dean Rombold, a teacher was sentenced to 30 days in jail after admitting to raping 14-year old Cherice Moralez. Judge G. Todd Baugh said Moralez was “older than her chronological age,” and was “as much in control of the situation” as her rapist. Baugh also characterized the assault as not being a“forcible beat-up rape.”

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The Sandberg Debate

Terri Tierney Clark
March 13 2013

While reading a half a dozen reviews on Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, I pictured red-faced columnists pounding their keyboards in support For or Against the book’s premise. Granted, most of the writers agree with the opposition on a point or two, making them appear at least temporarily objective and fair, but otherwise, it seems Ms. Sandberg has gotten a lot of people...

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My Aunt Renee

Marlena Ruth Hubley
July 17 2008

It is with great sadness that I relay the passing of my Aunt Renee T. Betz, Ph.D. She was an extraordinary woman and a natural networker.

Renee T. (Rebeta) Betz died on July 15 at KC Hospice House, where she received excellent care and was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues. She succumbed to endometrial cancer at 68.

That she was gifted and quick was first noted when she was ejected...

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