The Legend of Betsy Bell and the Bell Witch Haunting

The Legend of Betsy Bell and the Bell Witch Haunting

By: Carrie Eckles The Bell Witch has been synonymous with American folklore for almost two centuries. The entity tormented the Bell family of Robertson County, Tennessee from 1817 until 1821; the story is remarkable in that the phenomenon was witnessed firsthand by not only the family, but the local residents, and even famous historical figures […]

When the Right to be Responsible is Taken Away

When the Right to be Responsible is Taken Away

By: Grace Alexander, Guest Contributor There’s a lot of talk these days about taking personal responsibility for one’s life and actions. This is particularly true when it comes to women. Politicians seem caught in a cycle of alternately trying to woo and trying to legislate women, and the words “take responsibility” come up a lot. […]

Romney and Ryan: Where They Stand On Women’s Issues

Romney and Ryan: Where They Stand On Women’s Issues

By: Amanda K. Fox The upcoming presidential election in the US is markedly different from years past based on one major factor – women feel threatened. We’re not going to use buzzwords constantly like the “war on women” or tell you what to think or how to vote. We’re not even going to badmouth the […]

Is the era of the female breadwinner here?

Is the era of the female breadwinner here?

It has been said more than once that right now, as you read this, we are witnessing the lift-off phase of the era of women. Male dominance has been the norm so long as history has been recorded and there is no refuting that. Men made the laws, ran nations, ruled religion and had opportunities […]

Female Celebs You’d Never Guess Were Geniuses

Female Celebs You’d Never Guess Were Geniuses

By: Grace Alexander, Guest Columnist Women, and specifically women who are celebrities, are usually objectified for their beauty, not their brains. For centuries a woman’s only real power was thought to lie in her sexuality, presented with disingenuous charm and batting lashes. Today women still struggle against stereotyping – she’s blonde, she’s a bombshell, she’s […]

8 Actions that have filled my life with peace and joy

8 Actions that have filled my life with peace and joy

By: Adriana Contreras Life is love, relationships, unity and much more.   Life is brief.  It’s difficult and complex.  Most of our days are not the latter.  However,  we tend to focus on life as if they were. I did not have an easy life, as you may not have either.  Most of us do not […]

Who Speaks For Women In The News?

By: Amanda K. Fox According to a recent survey of 35 major national publications conducted by the 4th Estate over the last six months, when it comes to women’s issues, women are the last people being asked about them. This is not a trend limited to one specific outlet; it is in print, over the […]