The War on Women?

Jamia Wilson is VP of Programs at the Women's Media Center and is on the REVEAL and boards. She is a member of the Young Leaders Council of Women of Spirit and Faith.  Watch Jamia talking about "What happens when you stand up and speak?" at Senator Kreuger's "War on Women" panel discussion in New York city. … [Read more...]

Lessons from History: Women Transforming the Future

Susan Naomi Bernstein (left) is a writer and educator living in Queens, NY. She also writes the blog Beyond the Basics (for Bedford Bits)We speak of the “war on women” in the United States as if inequality for women was a new and disconcerting phenomenon, peculiar to the 21st century and confined only to our current political context. Yet we ignore the last century of our gains and our losses in United States history at great peril. As we pay attention to history, we see inequality is not … [Read more...]

How to Stop the War on Women

Ann Smith is Co-Founder and Director of Circle Connections When I hear the phrase "war on women" I sadly shake my head at the folly of the human race for allowing this terrible tragedy to continue. So often we in the United States think that this war is not here, but it is covertly fought, especially against women of color. It is much more than serious than political rhetoric.Several years ago when I was part of an Episcopal women’s leadership retreat on the Piute Re … [Read more...]

What’s behind the continuing Vatican attack on the Women Religious!?

Georgene Wilson is a Wheaton Franciscan Sister. Georgene lives in silence and solitude and offers spiritual ministry from her neighborhood home, Wisdom Webbings Anchorhold, in Wheaton, IL. She is the author of several books, including: Sabbath Bread: For Personal Sacred-searching and Group Faith-sharingWhat gets stirred up in you when you hear the words "War on Women"?... My take on it is that the ecto-order of the Vatican is in deep evolution toward an endo-ordering.  Some m … [Read more...]

What gets stirred up in you when you hear the words “War on Women”?

Yvette Warren is a grandmother and a newly ordained minister in the Universal Life Church.  Her blog, which explores interfaith family values can be found at: One Family, Many Faiths I don’t believe there is a war on women in the United States. I believe the war is within ourselves. Do we really want to be worshiped, remembering that goddesses and gods have no needs and no friends, or do we want to stand toe-to-toe with men as women do in Israel? I was brought up as a trad … [Read more...]