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Michigan Legislator Silenced
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 11:10am | Type: Blog

NPR reports that Michigan state representative Lisa Brown was not allowed speak on other legislation yesterday after she made a speech against a bill restricting abortion in which she used the word "vagin ...

So You Think You Can Vote?
Originally Posted: 06/04/2012 - 3:01pm | Type: Blog

This anniversary may have passed you by, but on this day in 1919, The US Senate passed the 19th Amendment. Almost seventeen months after being introduced by the House of Representatives, women were given the r ...

What's in a Name?
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Whether we realize it or not, names matter. Ask Barack Hussein Obama, whose infamous middle name has led xenophobic adversaries to question his citizenship. Whether we realize it ...

Thank God That I am a Man and Not a Woman
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

It's likely that some of you will take offense at the title of this post. But if you read through the post, it'll certainly make more sense in the larger context. It ...

Mary and Martha: Women in Ministry in the 21st Century
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. Mainly because of Jesus' response to Martha. I've always found this story of Mary and Martha perplexing. ...

When Everything Changed: 50 Years of Women's Progress
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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