Nuns’ Public Scolding Sends the Wrong Message

June 12, 2012 0

As a former (or as some say “recovering”) Catholic, I’ve been riveted by the public spat now occurring between Catholic nuns and the Vatican. The nuns of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) have […]

Breastfeeding … Can We Get Over it Now?

June 1, 2012 0

Today I woke up and saw another dang article about another dang photo of a woman breastfeeding her baby and how everybody’s in such a dang tizzy about it. But this one was super-different because […]

Everything is Perfect … Seriously.

May 25, 2012 2

On my back at the end of a hot yoga class, my mind already five miles ahead of the moment, my body already out of relaxation and all tensed up over my upcoming night shift, […]

Magazines Keep on Pushing a Photo-Fantasy

May 7, 2012 0

Recently, 14-year-old Julia Bluhm presented editors at Seventeen Magazine with a petition signed by close to 25,000, requesting that the magazine start publishing just one non-Photoshopped spread per issue. In response, Editor Ann Shoket scheduled […]

Food Nazi Mom Can’t Win For Losing

March 30, 2012 0

Having lost ten pounds after my first successful diet at age eleven, I happily paraded my thinner self in front of my mom and grandpa in the family kitchen and announced my success. “Good for […]

Rick, the GOP, and a Whole Lot of Skirt-Flipping

March 19, 2012 6

Rick Santorum recently announced a “war against porn,” Rush Limbaugh’s war against “sluts” is well-documented, and the GOP’s war against birth control continues. We are about to pick the leader of this great democracy for […]

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