Category Archives: Women and Politics

A wee bit of a rant

Sometimes when I read an article I know that it’s something I need to address. Laura Stone’s Globe and Mail article on Karina Gould becoming Canada’s first cabinet member to give birth is one of those articles. First, I’d like … Continue reading

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I am a woman

I am a woman. This means it is highly likely I have ovaries, a uterus and a vagina. Together these enable my body to create a cellular change that is able to grow into a baby. This ability to create, … Continue reading

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Grief and the Holidays – Not so Ho! Ho! Ho!

The holidays are coming. In my case, it’s Christmas. The next few blog entries will be either new writings on surviving the holidays and grief or excerpts from what I hope will be my soon to be released book “Really?!? … Continue reading

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Loving my body – ha ha ha?

“ Only loving your body when its perfectly fit is like only loving your children when they are perfectly behaved.” ~magnet by everyday peoplecartoons.com~ This magnet sits on my fridge. It’s a good one. The roller coaster that has been … Continue reading

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I wish I could buy more – Women’s Right To Vote Coins

I am not a coin collector but this morning I bought the Canadian Mint’s 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote dollar coins. Five coins for $5, shipping and handling included. Those of us older than dare I say 40 … Continue reading

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Please call me “Cunt” to my face

“Cunt” is likely one of, if not, the word that makes me madder than any other word in the English language. There is no male equivalent. There is a harshness and underlying threat of violence that tends to accompany it; … Continue reading

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Legitimizing an Unethical and Disrespectful Practice: Enabling Doctors to Deny Women Birth Control

Simple Solutions to Complicated Situations are Inadequate. Overriding a woman’s decision to control when she wants to reproduce because one has completed medical school is unprofessional. No other “profession” can afford to indulge in this type of personal opinion decision-making. … Continue reading

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