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Happy International Women’s Day!

Eight years ago I blogged here about my personal connection to International Women’s Day. What started as a Socialist political event has evolved into a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements–in Europe, anyway. USA–not so much. Let’s change that! … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day on March 8th!

Most years since starting this blog (seven years ago!), I have commemorated International Women’s Day with a post. I don’t know why the United States hasn’t embraced this holiday to the extent Europe and Eurasia have, but I hope that’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Women’s Day!

Three years ago I blogged here about my personal connection to International Women’s Day. What started as a Socialist political event has evolved into a a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements–in Europe, anyway. USA–not so much. Let’s change that! I … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day

Two years ago I blogged here about my personal connection to International Women’s Day. I invite you to revisit that post… …and listen to Peter Gabriel’s “Shakin’ the Tree” as you read. -Sarah White Or here’s one you won’t hear … Continue reading

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Imbolc to International Women’s Day–The Season of Women

Back when I was a young hippie and dabbled in Wicca, Imbolc (February 2) was one of my favorite holidays. After all, this holiday (which has come down to us as Candlemas and Groundhog’s Day) featured traditions that give young … Continue reading

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Bread and Roses for International Women’s Day

I don’t know when I made International Women’s Day a personal holiday–probably sometime in college. Somehow I don’t need reminding of the significance of March 8th when it comes around. The date leaps out and says, “Remember!” The day I … Continue reading

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Good Vibrations

By Sarah White In honor of International Women’s Day, I offer this essay about an aspect of women’s lives that is still surprisingly absent from the discussion of our wellbeing. Good Vibrations “Knowing how to please yourself gives you freedom.” The Little … Continue reading

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Reflecting on this spring’s “The Season of Women”

From February 2 (Imolc) through March 8 (International Women’s Day), I focused “True Stories Well Told” on the problem of violence against women. I hoped the stories and commentary shared here would affect some people, somewhere. How did it affect me? … Continue reading

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Who Do I Kill?

Today, March 8–International Women’s Day, True Stories Well Told concludes our special focus on the problem of violence against women. The following essay was written by Leigh O’Leary Hyde. I suggest listening to Peter Gabriel’s “Shakin’ the Tree” as you read. -Sarah … Continue reading

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I Miss You, Yvonne.

Through March 8 (International Women’s Day) True Stories Well Told is featuring special-focus posts on the problem of violence against women, including guest essays exploring how the abuse of one affects us all. The following essay was written by Brian Lavendel, who … Continue reading

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