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The Politics Of Women and Clothing


With this post, I am back– I took a leave of absence.  Please visit my other blog on Medium to see some of the recent cartoons I have been drawing, and of course you can see a lot of my … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day Is A Day To Smile For Change


I have always thought that just because I am a woman, it does not mean I  draw cartoons any differently than a man.  But in a way, I may indeed be drawing “differently” simply because I know what it’s like … Continue reading

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Let’s Retire “Battle Of The Sexes”


I think we need to rethink how we talk about the relations between men and women. Continue reading

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Smile, Darlin’–You’re So Pretty!


Have you ever gotten this?  It’s annoying. A friend told me when she used to get told to “smile, it can’t be that bad,” she  would reply “How the hell would you know?!” It’s something little girls and women hear; … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie and Audre Lorde: The Female Body


Yesterday, the top news in the morning was Angelina Jolie’s breast surgery. I wrote about it on my Forbes column. My thoughts were inspired in part by a book I read several years ago, Cancer Journals by Audre Lorde. In … Continue reading

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The Problem That Has No Name, Or Now Has A Name, But Maybe Still Doesn’t


Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of Betty Friedan‘s groundbreaking book,  “The Feminine Mystique.”  Her famous assertion, that women are suffering from a ‘problem that has no name’ may still be true,  or it may not. Friedan’s book … Continue reading

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Hillary Better Sleep Late Tomorrow


Hillary Clinton is done with her latest job, Secretary of State. Can you image how late she is going to sleep tomorrow?  She better rest up, we’re gonna need her in 2016, and promise not to watch her too closely … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey And Me


I really was not sure I wanted to watch Downton Abby. For one thing, the name really bothered me.  Anyway, I am known to avoid jumping on the bandwagon of trends. It took me ten years to see the movie … Continue reading

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Women Having and Not Having It All


There was an article in the Atlantic last week about whether or not women can have it all.  Haven’t we been down this road before? Yes, I want it all, don’t you? I want ice cream and cheese danish and … Continue reading

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