Tag Archives: one billion rising

Why Do Men Suck?

I am running a short special-focus series of posts between now and March 8, from Imbolc to International Women’s Day, focusing on the problem of violence against women.  I have invited guest essays exploring how the abuse of one affects us … Continue reading

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Seeing Red at the “Madison Rising”

Hurried across town. Got stuck in traffic on University Avenue a mile from Hilldale Mall, wondered if I was going to miss my 4.15 minutes of…fame? But I got there, 8 minutes to spare. We were told at rehearsal to … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising and Me

I went to the first dance rehearsal for Madison’s Rising yesterday. I arrive to find a group of about two dozen women already shedding their coats and street shoes, limbering up before the mirrors, talking in twos and threes; a … Continue reading

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