Just before I graduated with my master's degree from Ohio State University in 1985, I attended a dull and disappointing sociological conference in San Antonio, Texas.  I could not afford to go to many conferences but a girlfriend who was also working on her master's de...

When I was a young woman I wanted to be accomplished in the kitchen, I wanted to make culinary delights for myself, for friends, and hopefully, for a man who would be my lifelong soulmate.

Toward that happy outcome, I took a lot of cooking lessons, most of them were one...

Feminism* began for me in the 1970s.  I was just beginning to assemble what was then known as my "dress for success" work wardrobe and I noticed that a lot of the more established women were wearing the color burgundy, burgundy suits or perhaps a neutral color dress wi...

In my senior year of high school I was offered a scholarship to the University of Minnesota, but my parents refused to complete the paperwork.  I remember their indignation, storming around our home, shouting that they would not provide their “private” financial inform...

To this day I feel visceral fear when I think of the unknown Columbus, Ohio police officer who forced his way into my home when I was a graduate teaching associate at Ohio State University.  I remember was that it was late in the evening in 1994, and I was grading my s...

This old lady, Ann Coulter, is mean-spirited and unrefreshed.  She pontificates as if she were the secular second coming.  In a word, she is offensive.  When she travels the world, because she is such a visible American, she is a massive embarrassment.  Among all the o...

“...destruction of society...and a lot of it needs to be laid at the feet of women...” touts smug self-proclaimed philosopher Stefan Molyneux.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjDyJPrmflo  

In his bold and aggressive manner, Stefan Molyneux harangues the online pu...

Ever since he detoxed off of decades of drug abuse, Rush Limbaugh no longer calls decent American women "Feminazis" when they stand for equal rights and dignity, but the damage is done.  Any American woman calling herself a “feminist” is instantly labeled with his pecu...

When I was a graduate student and graduate teaching associate at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, I rented a small off-campus apartment which included services on the mechanicals, electrical, plumbing, and the like.  The plumbing was old and unreliable.  One da...