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As Mother’s Day approaches, I wanted to share this TED talk that writer Courtney Martin gave in 2010 about how she became a feminist. I love wha...

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Activist Moms

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We’re making the invisible tasks visible this month, in honor of Mother’s Day and all that mothers do. Today’s list comes from Angela Smith, a f...

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Angela’s Invisible Tasks

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I am thrilled to be a cast member of Listen To Your Mother Boston this year. Listen To Your Mother is a series of live readings by local writers in 3...

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Listen To Your Mother

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Should. I think it’s a four-letter word. I spell it s-h-u-d. Our heads are filled with shoulds: I should call my mother more often. I should get...

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You Shud Read This

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Take a look at some television ads when the roles are reversed and men are cast instead of women. Pretty ridiculous isn’t it? According to The R...

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Role Reversal in Advertising

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I am lobbying Washington to ban the word mom, in all its iterations, from public spaces. And I need your help. No mom, no mommy, no mum, no mother, no...

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What If Mom Were Banned?