When I was a kid I wanted to be cool, and in that era, it meant wearing very baggy hoodies, eschewing skirts, and scorning pink. I now realize that “cool” in a 1990s elementary school meant masculine.
My mom was not a cook nor a crafter; when I was in an 8th grade play involving ...
Two weeks ago my family participated in our yearly tradition – the Harvest Moon Festival. In addition to exchanging moon cakes with our family and friends, we would often bring a crate of apples to each home, fruit being a traditional gift from the harvest.
Arriving with a gift creates a bond, an instant rapport ...
Why do men hate women? Why are conservatives so eager to take away our reproductive rights, our right to choose, our rights to our own bodies and lives?
I’m no theologian, but I can’t help but wonder if it has to do with Eve. As a writer and screenwriter, I have experienced the power of ...
Dearest friends and fellow magic-makers,
The greatest witch of our time might well be Martha Stewart.
But lest you think Martha’s got something you don’t, let me nip that misconception in the bud.
I remember the first time I lived by myself after college and it felt like I would just get walloped by ...
Dearest Friends and Co-conspirators,
I admit that sometimes, I get really stuck on “collecting wood” rather than teaching people how to “long for the sea.”
When I had the idea for the pussyhat, it was exciting to me that the steps were so clear, how to “collect wood” and the business of “assigning tasks” ...
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." — Margaret Mead (Barnard College, class of '23! I'm class of '09!)The Pussyhat Project was created by a small group of ...