I became an invisible older woman on the day of my fifty-first birthday. That day’s visit to a local convenience store, a place I had visited frequently for years, put the spotlight not so much on the way I view myself, but on the way a younger generation views an older woman.
Did you know there were over 1,000 women Air Force pilots during world war II? They flew over 60 million miles in every type of military aircraft in existence at the time. Read this fascinating article about these young, courageous women that history almost forgot and why they never received...
Much is revealed in the way that an author expresses himself; the diction he uses and the images he creates often serve to represent secondary meanings not apparent at first glance. For example, by examining the literary devices and word choice employed by Queen Elizabeth of England in her speech...
Family Law in England and Ireland in the 19th century. When a woman got married she legally became the property of her husband. Any money or property she inherited from her parents also became the property of the husband. The woman had no rights to her children
It's an ongoing debate. Does television accurately reflect our society, or does society reflect television?
The absence of cleanliness in women's public bathrooms defies reason. Although women are said to be the neater of the sexes, habits in public bathrooms say otherwise and could use improvement.
In the past month of my convalesence, I have spent much time watching movies, most of which I fall asleep during the middle of. During this time I happened to watch one movie in particular that touched my heart and soul so deeply that I feel it...
Women have you suddenly found yourself alone, either by choice or through no fault of your own? If you've found yourself in this state and don't know just how to navigate your new status, well read on for a few tips on surviving your now single status.
One writer's reflections on how gender roles have changed in the 21st century-- or have they, really?
There have been advances made regarding contraceptive technologies. As a result of such advancments, small families are now the norm.However, there are women who STILL insist on having large families.