Feminism Isn’t Finished (But Has A Long Way To Go)

I had an article run on She Knows! I answered a call to write an op-ed on feminism and it came out yesterday. I loved being able to write about something I have a strong opinion on.

The feminist movement is so 1970s; tired and completely unnecessary to women of today. This was the takeaway from February news stories of social gaffes by Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright while campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Women are have choices and equal rights, and so there is no need for feminism anymore.

How I wish that were true.

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The Art in Protest / The Protest in Art

As I have written several times lately, I was raised¬†in St. Louis. ¬†Police action in one of our suburbs, Ferguson (yes, legally it’s a small town, but it’s really a suburb of St. Louis), has been the center of protests around the world over the past week, but especially in the U.S. The night it was announced the officer would not face criminal charges for killing a young man, different parts of the city – literally – burned. Cars and buildings were on fire and in other ways destroyed and¬†fire crews couldn’t get to them for the force and crush of people on the streets.

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