Category: Gender

Mar 06

The Shakespeare Myth

In Brief—The evidence shows that Mary Sidney Herbert, the Countess of Pembroke, probably wrote the sonnets and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. The blog author shows why this is the case. ————————————————————————————————————————- ”All hoods make not monks.” (Henry VIII) “Fraud” is too strong a word, but Myth” fits the facts like a fine glove. Not …

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Feb 14

Republicans and Their Regressive Platform

In Brief—A discussion of the hurdles Republicans face that will determine whether the nation stands or falls in an ever-changing world. ————————————————————————————————————— Hurdles Determine the Race— I have a confession. My first vote was Republican. If it was good enough for my family it was good enough for me. I quickly realized that my philosophy …

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Oct 04

Republican Policies Are Dangerous for Health

In Brief—Witless and misinformed Republicans are targeting not only the innocent Planned Parenthood, they are also targeting and forcing the cancellation of fetal tissue research that’s essential in the fight against devastating diseases. ———————————————————————————————————————————- Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face— Deliberately and falsely maligning the Planned Parenthood organization combined with ignorant and pandering …

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Sep 20

Racism, Sexism and Fundamentalist Christianity

In Brief—This piece pulls back the curtain to reveal the ugly motivation driving Republican efforts to obstruct the Obama administration, undermine women and defund an organization that serves not just women but the community at large. It reveals the larger Republican agenda. ————————————————————————————————————————————- The Truth Hurts— A black president, the war on women and whining …

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Sep 13

Republican Sexual Abuse and Lies

In Brief—Under the guise of protecting them, the Republican Party has targeted females through outrageous deceit and abuse of their constitutional right to determine their own health. Facts are presented to show readers what is being done and solutions are offered to stop the lies and abuse before they go further. —————————————————————————————————————————————- The Republican Big …

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Dec 21

An “Off-the-Chart” Liberal Speaks Out

In Brief—The author lists seven of his views that some may consider unconventional. Readers are invited to weigh them against their own views and submit comments. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Definitions— Liberal is defined as not being limited to established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views, or dogmas as well as free from bigotry, and also as favoring …

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Sep 07

Reality: Contraception and Abortion

In Brief—Thanks to the conservative members of the Supreme Court, right-wing politicians and religious zealots, female reproductive health is under attack in the United States. Here are some facts that will allow females to fight back and give them the power to make important decisions over their own bodies. ———————————————————————————————————————————————  Sex 101 and The Attack …

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Aug 17

Arousal or Passivity?

In Brief—This piece is not about sexual arousal. It is about oppression, specifically, female oppression. This is an important subject that deserves full exposure rather than being confined to the Comment section of my earlier piece. Females deserve to be recognized as the complete individuals they are. It’s past time for all of us, females …

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Aug 10

Ladies, You Are Second-Class Citizens!

In Brief—Females are being routinely discriminated against. It’s time to do something about this so all females can take their rightful place at the table. Get active today! —————————————————————————————————————————————- The Corrosiveness of Sexual Discrimination— Long ago in a corporation far away, I was an intern in the law department. A smart, capable woman was hired …

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Jul 05

Ka-Boom! Thoughts Erupt!

In Brief—Your rights are being stolen while you focus on other matters you consider more important than democracy. This piece tells you just how you are being robbed and what you can do about it. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– The Assault on Democracy— Where to start? Politics? Religion? Personal? A mix seems in order. There’s an explosion tearing …

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