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Category: Sexism

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

Help Prevent Sexual Violence in Haiti

[ 0 ] April 18, 2015

What is Forrest up to Now?! Just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Institute for Social Work trains undergraduate and graduate Haitian Social Workers to provide much needed social services & leadership in their home communities. With your help we can all work together to prevent sexual violence. This June, I will travel to Port-au-Prince to help develop a new […]

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

First Woman Runner in Boston Marathon Attacked

[ 0 ] February 8, 2015

I ran across this remarkable post today. Men try to take away Katherine Switzer’s number during 1967 Boston Marathon 1967—Katherine Switzer secretly enters and successfully completes the Boston Marathon. She entered with the initial “K” to get in.

Beaches, Budgets & Casey Anthony

[ 0 ] July 27, 2011

A brisk wind comes coolly off the Atlantic tempering the record heat.  Umbrellas and beach chairs litter the shore.  Sunblock scents the breeze.  Children shriek as blue waves rumble down the white sand.  It’s summer on Cape Cod. For over a decade we’ve camped out each July a quarter mile from this National Sea Shore […]

Like I said, just because she lied does not mean he didn’t do it.

[ 0 ] July 6, 2011

Before You Judge Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser, Stand in Her Shoes – NYTimes.com. REVELATIONS about the hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault suggest that she embellished claims of abuse to receive asylum, fudged her tax returns, had ties to people with criminal backgrounds, had unexplained deposits in her bank account and changed the account […]