Cossack-the word means “free man” and feisty independence has always been an ethnic trait of Cossacks. An eastern Slavic (Russia/Ukraine) … More
Disney: One Face Fits All…Women
I know lots of people love Disney. Disney movies! They were always considered so wholesome and American. Do you remember … More
Hijab-Ultimate Solution for bad hair days?
Some countries have banned the hijab and the burqa and some people complain that this violates the religious freedom of … More
Mexico’s Women Warriors
Women fought in the Mexican Revolution, many to avenge family members. They joined the Zapatistas and some rose to … More
One Woman Alone in Siberia
Agafia was born in a trough in the Siberian wilderness in 1943, the fourth child of the Lykova family. Her … More
The Motherland: Women as National Symbols
As a woman and an artist, I find it curious that patriarchal countries choose to symbolize their nation with … More
Scary women from ancient times til now.
As I study ancient human spirituality, I see a shift in the attitude toward women in some regions and I … More
Haunted by Mary Turner
Maybe its because the bridge where they murdered Mary Turner is close to where I live. Maybe its because of … More
Grandma on boundaries
Being the only girl amongst sixteen neighborhood boys, I did all the things the boys did and I did a … More
Who Says Girls Shouldn’t Go Fishing?
In the old days people thought little girls should not do some things, like go fishing. I didn’t pay any … More