Category Archives: Equal Rights

Light Support; Shaped by Haiku

Awakened white seas Clocks ring loudly, finally The brown been waiting Dipping polished toes Safety check for measured calm Mustn’t stir too much Awareness; fear roused Voted for chains for years Emergency now Must rally a spine Refined emancipation Is … Continue reading

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Story in Seven Words…

…And life goes on for the free… Their history need not matter. All reasons for discord, glossed over. The prayers of the descendants of those on whom ‘freedom’ was built, can only grow.  The work for root causes to finally be addressed … Continue reading

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That Time Political Correctness Landed on Its Ass

They say it’s best not to write something when you’re angry.  How about when you’re perplexed, confounded, immersed in the phrase – WTF!!?? I’ve had plenty of discussions around the idea of political correctness over the last year, in particular … Continue reading

Posted in Equal Rights, Feminism, Humor, Life, Lighter Side, Political Correctness, Women's Rights, WTF? | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

Women Too Unstable For Leadership? A Blogging Conversation from the Mid East

One of the benefits of being a part of the blogosphere is getting a ‘fly on the wall’ perspective of other cultures. One of these perspectives recently caught my eye and has been in the back of my mind since.

One of the bloggers I follow is a young educated woman in the Middle East, whom I believe to be early twenties in age. She is a lovely writer who has written about such things as her impending arranged marriage. She is accepting of that, and has great respect and confidence in her parent’s decisions made on her behalf.

She recently posted another view in regard to gender equality that said she does not support the idea of equal rights for women, preferring instead… Continue reading

Posted in Equal Rights, Gender Inequality, Life, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments