Gender & Sexuality

The Price of Success

Young children are told to work hard academically, and success will naturally come to you.  A…

The Silent Minority: Women Veteran Owned Businesses

With six female veterans now standing guard (as I like to call it) on Capitol…

Post-Traumatic Growth

For about 19 years, I had a home. Not a dream-worthy one, but a stable…

The Professional Woman Needs a New Image

Recently The Cut ran an article very appropriately titled Real Equality Is When We Can…

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The Long and Winding Road to Women’s Suffrage

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or…

Menopausal in my 30s: Welcoming the Transition

My last menstrual period started one day after my first chemo. I wish I could…

How do you say that?

Let’s start this off with some interactions, I’ve encountered many times in my life. Far…

Wading in the Waters of the Trinity River: A Womanist Perspective

As a writer, theologian and womanist preacher, I am fascinated by water towers. Anytime I…

Perfect Skin

Colorism noun differential treatment based on skin color, especially favoritism toward those with a lighter…