Feminism

What Does A Feminist Mother Look Like? Part 3

Continuing (belatedly) the series in which I answer the ten questions posted at Blue Milk concerning what a feminist mother looks like. Today is Part 3. You can see Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Since Blue Milk’s post went up in 2007 and I have answered the questions over two years, my answers may be a bit skewed. See something inconsistent or that make you go ...

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Dear John, I Love Jane: A Book Review

Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women is a collection of love stories. Most beautiful, some sad, they are in many ways like any love stories – except before the authors found love with women, they had lived with (and often loved) men. In the inspired introduction, editors Candace Walsh and Laura Andre talk about what makes the women in ...

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It’s the 90th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. How Much Do You Know About Women’s Suffrage?

Today is the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, also known as Women’s Equality Day. You probably (hopefully?) know that the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote (okay, theoretically…this was many years before the passage of the Voting Rights Act so in reality we are probably talking about white women who were married to white men who owned ...

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What Does a Feminist Mother Look Like? Part 2

Continuing the series in which I answer the questions posted at Blue Milk (sadly interrupted by my technical difficulties). Today is Part 2.  You can see Part 1 here. 5. Do you ever feel compromised as a feminist mother? Do you ever feel you’ve failed as a feminist mother? I don’t think so. I wish that my children had seen me out in the world ...

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What Does a Feminist Mother Look Like? Part 1

Tooling around the world of feminist mother blogs, I came upon this post at Blue Milk asking feminist mothers to answer ten questions.  I hope she will forgive my coming late to the response dance but I am a newbie playing catch-up.  Some of the questions have several parts so there are actually way more than ten questions. I will give my ...

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