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The Wednesday 5: On Proper Roles for Women

January 21, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

A mixed bag of successes by, and snubs to, women in movies, advertisements, TV, and business management.

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Poetry Sunday: “I Was Playing Girl. . .”

January 18, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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There is a voice that sings “beyond the genius” of Wallace Stevens’s famed sea, a voice that soothes by revealing intimate knowledge gained through passionate and complex experience . . .

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Fashion Friday: The Gray Scale

January 16, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Dare we say, gray is the new black?

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The Wednesday 5: Visions of Womanhood at the Golden Globes

January 14, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Here are the moments at the Golden Globes we thought were noteworthy because of their boundary-breaking, glass-ceiling-cracking effects.

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Poetry Sunday: Roll, Fold, Turn

January 11, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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We are all emboldened by a winning pattern, a practice. We learn to rise above what hurts us. This maternal tribute, “Polaroid of My Mother,” by poet Cindy Stewart-Rinier, carries its own weight.

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Things We Resolve NOT to Do in the New Year

January 9, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Resolve: Not to die (loved ones included). And there shall be absolutely no talking about body parts at dinner.

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Wednesday 5: The Good, the Bad, and the Absurd

January 7, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A mixed bag of the good, the bad, and the absurd in politics, global women’s rights, tech, social media, and women’s-restroom politics.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Things We Resolve NOT to Do in the New Year

January 5, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Calling our readers! We’re crowd-sourcing a list of New Year’s Anti-Resolutions—things we’re resolving NOT to do in 2015—and YOU’RE our source(s). Comment away!

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Poetry Sunday: Humble Onions

January 4, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A trudge in the cold, “to take out the trash in the dark,” becomes an exalted and memorable experience in this spellbinder by Kristina Bicher

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Fashion Friday: Online Fashion Sites for Women, Run by Women

January 2, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A new crop of e-tailers founded by women entrepreneurs is staking claim in the $54 billion apparel e-commerce market. We’ve highlighted the top three of our favorite online fashion sites that have at their helm women whose taste, vision, and business and technological savvy are redefining the industry of online shopping.

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Today’s Talk Topic: “The World Is Not Falling Apart”

January 2, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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Despite the appalling violence, civil wars, and religious hostilities that beset the world, a study by two social scientists concludes that we live in relatively peaceful times.

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Wednesday 5: Lessons from Women of Reinvention

December 31, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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There’s no better time for reflection than this moment of transition from the old to the new. In this special New Year’s Eve edition of Wednesday 5, we return to our popular Women of Reinvention series for its life-lessons and nuggets of wisdom. For some of us, reinventing ourselves is about survival; for others, it’s about new beginnings, or overcoming fear, or simply letting go of a past self and ushering in a new one.

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Poetry Sunday: A Possible 2015 Resolution

December 28, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Oh, how we turn away from the ugly, the unreliable, the anxiety-producing. Staying positive requires vigilance and nudging. Here Francie Puccio suggests a way to face the coming year and its days.

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Fashion Friday: Designing Your 2015

December 26, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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A well-designed year suggests a well-designed life. In this week’s Fashion Friday we share top ways for you to get organized and ready to confront 2015 with style and poise and tech savvy.

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The Holiday That Still Delights

December 25, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Even after 40 or 50 or 60 Christmases, family traditions can still warm the heart.

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