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Gender Pay Gap: How mothers affect their daughters' income. SCOTUS Decision: How the campaign finance decision could be helpful for women. Behind the Headlines: Technology - Empowering or Enslaving? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan
Carter & Religion: The former president says most religions are sexist. Marriage & Divorce: why millennials want to get married, but aren't. Behind the Headlines: Cindy Chupack, an award-winning screenwriter, on women and humor. PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, Independent Women’s Forum; Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; Journalist Anushay Hossain; Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Contraception Cases: Do for-profit corporations have religious rights? Ban Bossy: Sheryl Sandberg says everyone should stop calling young girls "bossy." Behind the Headlines: Congresswomen talk about the past and future of women in leadership. PANEL: The New Agenda’s Amy Siskind, President, Gloucester Institute Kay Coles James, NPR host Avis Jones DeWeever, Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Women in Media: Distressing numbers from a new report. Sochi Olympics: Are some courses too extreme for women? Mountaintop Removal Mining: How this unregulated practice contributes to pollution. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Republican Strategist Rina Shah; Kim Gandy, CEO National Network to End Domestic Violence; Former Bush White House Aide Mercy Viana Schlapp; Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition’s Janet Keating
Wendy Davis: Are her newest declarations on abortion flip-flopping or consistent? Women-Owned Businesses: They may outlast male-owned companies in certain areas. Behind the Heaadlines: Jane Pauley on reinventing yourself. PANEL: Sam Bennett, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, Rina Shah
Sochi Olympics: Controversy over gay rights at the Winter Olympics. Vatican vs. United Nations: The Holy See is under pressure over the women who worked at the Magdalene laundries. Behind the Headlines: Chai Feldblum on how the EEOC will deal with pregnancy discrimination. PANEL: Hadley Heath, Anushay Hossain, Hilary Rosen, Francesca Chambers
Unwed Mothers: Should benefits be capped for children born out of wedlock? Feminist Infighting: Online arguments rage between feminists. Behind the Headlines, and for Black History Month, Spelman College President Beverly Tatum. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Red Alert Politics Francesca Chambers, Progressive Commentator Anushay Hossain, IWF President Sabrina Schaeffer
Sexual Assault: What President Barack Obama is doing to fight rape on campus. Divorce Divide: How religion can affect divorce rates. Behind the Headlines: Gimme Shelter, the movie the pro-life movement can't stop talking about. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Commentator Angela McGlowan, Former Prosecutor and Judge Debra Carnahan, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy
The United Nations questions the Vatican over its sex abuse scandal. The FDA rejects a pill to treat low sex drive in women. Behind the headlines: How women and families are affected by pollution in the water. PANELISTS: Avis Jones DeWeever, Darlene Kennedy, Erin Matson, Rina Shah, Heather White
The Shriver Report: What do low-income women need to succeed? Online Sexism: Writer Amanda Hess on why online misogyny is the next civil rights issue. Out of Time: Professor Lynne Segal's book says ageism is the new frontier of feminism. PANELISTS: Democratic Commentator Megan Beyer, Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood, Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers
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by Sallie Bingham
Every Tuesday evening, I drive the sixty plus miles from Santa Fe to Taos to join the six or seven members of my writing group, sponsored by SOMOS, the long-lived and long-enduring Society of the Muse of the Southwest.
Several years ago, Bonnie Lee Black, then living in Taos and the most gifted teacher I have had the privilege of encountering, began our workshop in the writing of what is called–rather mystifyingly, to me– “Creative Non-Fiction.” This seems to beg the question: what is non-creative non-fiction? I dread to think…
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