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But who will hold THEM?

Earlier today my girl fell hard and hurt her hand. I picked her up, brushing her off while (for just a moment) she melted tenderly into my embrace. But the tears ended as quickly as they’d begun; out slipped that … Continue reading

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Steubenville, Madhya Pradesh, and the Mount

Steubenville, Ohio.  Madhya Pradesh, India. Two towns worlds apart in geography, culture, religion, and customs. Two towns united by a sickening heritage of abuse that extends beyond attacker and victim. Two towns united by a culture that (at least in … Continue reading

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Abortion is incompatible with feminism

I’d like you to meet my daughter Olivia Hope. She was born yesterday; this picture was taken just a few hours after her birth. Her birth played a role in my earlier declaration that I would become a feminist. Olivia (‘Bringer of … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution: Be a Feminist

During the last week of 2012 a 23 year old woman from Delhi died after she was raped by six men, beaten with an iron bar, and thrown from a moving bus. We know her fate, but not her name. During … Continue reading

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