Julia Ward Howe Proclamation 1870

Julia Ward Howe Proclamation 1870

I just learned of this proclamation yesterday. What a great idea!—assemble women so that they can chart a course to world peace. What the men have been doing for the last 10,000 years hasn’t worked. Let’s give women ten millennia and see what they can...
Who Gave Men the Right to Give Rights?

Who Gave Men the Right to Give Rights?

At some point in history, a man decided that he had the right to grant, or deny, women equal rights. Some other men thought, “Hey! That’s a great idea!” Then they started 10,000 years of wars and misogyny. It’s time to return to a world where...
Male vs Female Sexuality

Male vs Female Sexuality

Yesterday, I had an interesting chat with my friend, Kym McBride. She made the comment that women had various levels or gradations of love, whereas men seems to be more simplistic, either in-love or not. I wondered if that were true. I’m sure that there are...
Meet Oni Hiaru

Meet Oni Hiaru

I thought some of my readers might like to meet Oni Hiaru, a Carib medicine woman who is a major character in my trilogy, The Jacinta Joseph Caribbean Adventures. Oni is a wise woman. In this excerpt, Oni is talking to my detective Jacinta “JJ” Joseph. As...
What does the future look like for women?

What does the future look like for women?

I wrote a novel called Millennium 3. The genesis of the novel was a question: I wondered what our world would look like if it followed the principles of the Bahá’í Faith, one of which is the equality of women and men. What if The Golden Rule pervaded every...
Thought-provoking Interviews on Feminism

Thought-provoking Interviews on Feminism

Emma Watson and Caitlin Moran have produced a series of short videos that discuss the history and current status of women in the world. Great stuff! Emma Watson is a British actress (Harry Potter) who is the UN Women’s Ambassador. Caitlin Moran is a British...