Books · Women

Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

This not a spoiler-free review! A Tangled Mercy: A Novel by Joy Jordan-Lake * Format: Kindle * 10/1/2017 * 😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) A Tangled Mercy, by Joy Jordan-Lake, is a good book that's trying hard to be a great book. It's a novel that weaves modern day and historical fact with modern day… Continue reading Book Review: A Tangled Mercy by Joy Jordan-Lake

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Books · Media · Women

Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Or, Whatever Happened to the Cosmo Girl and the Zipless F*ck? Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. What you have to do is work with the raw material you have, namely you, and never let up. You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power. One of the paramount reasons… Continue reading Forget Hugh Hefner: Helen Gurley Brown and Erica Jong Were the Real Feminist Sexual Revolutionaries

Diabetes · Health and Disabilities · Science

Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available

Type 1 diabetics, and other insulin-dependent diabetics, depend on prescription insulin to stay alive. Insulin, a hormone that the body normally produces in the pancreas, is necessary for proper utilization of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the body's main fuel. Insulin-dependent diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetics, produce little to none of their own insulin. Without insulin, a… Continue reading Diabetes Issues: Keeping Insulin Cool When Refrigeration Isn’t Available

Media · Politics · Women

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?

This week's episode of the Washington Post series Constitutional is titled Gender.* It's hosted by Lillian Cunningham, with guests Library of Congress historian Julie Miller and Feminist Majority Foundation president Ellie Smeal.  This episode traces the fight to have women recognized by the US Constitution, allowed to vote, and then to be recognized as equal… Continue reading Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Why, What Have You Heard?

Politics · Women

Are men given longer prison sentences than women? If so, is it misandry?

Lately I've been looking into why some people who I generally consider intelligent and rational are anti-feminists. As a strong believer in feminism and the patriarchal nature of our society, I often question how right I really am in my beliefs. I like to look at what people with differing views have to say so… Continue reading Are men given longer prison sentences than women? If so, is it misandry?

Music · New Mexico · Politics · Women

P*ssy Grabs Back: Metamaiden’s Story of the Women’s March on Washington (Well, Albuquerque)

Today (Saturday, January 21,2017), I (Metamaiden) joined millions of others around the world in marching for women’s rights. Though it was freezing for Albuquerque, it was a super fun, inspiring day, and I’m glad I got up a little earlier than I prefer (heheh) to be a part of it. We arrived at exactly 11 AM,… Continue reading P*ssy Grabs Back: Metamaiden’s Story of the Women’s March on Washington (Well, Albuquerque)