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by Karen Ethelsdattar The first time I married I took my husband’s name for mine & added Mrs. I pulled it over my ears, a woolen cap, even when it scratched in warm weather. I was his falcon, hooded. I […]

Lately, like many of you, I have been waging an assault on clutter. I have been digging into the recesses of my closets, drawers and shelves and tossing, recycling and reclaiming my possessions. During this frenzy I came upon some […]

by Mary Saracino Howling from the mountaintops wailing from the riverbanks scooping the moon into their waning wombs the old women know that lies kill, distortions maim, hope isn’t enough to feed starving babies, school the ignorant, put and end […]

In 1920, the United States became the 30th country in the world to extend voting rights to women. In addition to the fascinating information, this list offers some real surprises. For example, women could not vote in Switzerland until 1971! […]

By Lady J-Ann   This woman has been kind, gentle, and has much love, All of this has been given with the blessing of the Great Spirit above, But Great Spirit gave her something else and she didn’t know it… […]

by Terry Werth Until now, I didn’t realize that I’ve stood at the crossroads of empowering courage and crippling fear at least once before in my life. Thirty-two years ago, five months pregnant with our son, I tearfully told my […]

I found this article on women24, but unfortunately cannot find an attribution for the writer. It is wise advice that proves you are never to young to become The Queen of Your Self: I’m turning 35 on Saturday and I’d […]

By Jasmin Mitchell, student at Francis Marion University If I had a nickel for every time someone thought I was narcissistic, I could probably pay off my student loans. Even my family has said this about me; however, I believe […]

By Jasmin Mitchell, student at Francis Marion University If I had a nickel for every time someone thought I was narcissistic, I could probably pay off my student loans. Even my family has said this about me; however, I believe […]

The time when women hit their absolute sexual peak may surprise you. By Zaynep Yenisey for Maxim (a magazine for men) Turns out sex for women is like a fine wine. It gets better with age! But then it gets […]