"We live in a society where sexual oppression is commonplace, where men seem only to feel in control through expressions of power, domination and violence. You see, before you can even begin to understand women, you must understand that it is the women of this country who've had their sexuality...more.
My niece is taking a Women's Study class in high school and asked me if I'd answer 7 questions about equality and feminism, and, it seems, 1 question about a favorite movie. I am a huge fan of my niece and have rarely felt so honored as when I received this request. And since this one...more.
A few months ago, I saw a children's book on Amazon that so enchanted me with its artwork and whimsical title that I decided to buy it even though I'm an adult and I don't have small children. This led me, as Amazon does, to other children's books with delightful drawings. I bought a total of...more.
After 12 years and six months in a studio apartment on Valencia Street, in San Francisco's Mission district, I decided I'd had enough with the noise, the filthy auto exhaust, the sirens, the tiresome beeps of trucks backing up, car alarms, shouting, rumbling motorcycles, and an upstairs neighbor...more.