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The Spice of Life

Women’s bodies really do have a lot of natural variety. It’s one thing to know that on a philosophical level, and another to really see it. Two women of the same height and size may be built totally differently, and look good in vastly different styles. Too often we beat ourselves up when something doesn’t look good on us and blame our bodies, when really it’s about figuring out the brands and shapes that are cut right for our unique physique.

~ From this truly fantastic post by Deja Pseu of Un Femme d’un Certain Age read more

Women, Power and Politics

The International Museum of Women contacted me a few weeks back. Did you guys know there was an International Museum of Women? I sure didn’t and I was just floored when I got the e-mail. Naturally, I immediately wanted to join and visit and contribute … but as of right now they’re operating online only.

That’s not to say they’re not doing damned impressive work, though. Right now, the site is hosting an exhibit called “Women, Power and Politics” that is broad and multi-faceted and breathtakingly impressive. Investigations of women’s roles in the environmental movement, religion, democracy and more are explored through fascinating videos and beautifully composed articles. The whole enchilada is right here. read more