• DC Stuff
  • Movie – RBG

    A few years back I read The Notorious RBG, a biography of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  In fact, it was during my trip to New York City that took place on the tiny plane that I devoured the book.  When you’re trying really hard not to look out the windows, because the plane […]

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  • TV – The Handmaids Tale (Hulu)

    5 years ago if someone asked, you would probably have said that in the future, things could only be better for women.  But we now live in a world where organizations which provide healthcare services to women are being rapidly defunded, health care bills in which pregnancy and rape could count as “pre-existing conditions” which […]

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  • Book – Half the Sky (and Kiva)

    Once again I read a book from Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf book club focusing on feminist issues, and the book for September and October is “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  In it, this married, Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist couple explores the ways in which women are […]

  • books
  • Book – The Year of Yes

    Guys – there is no possible way to be objective in this book review.  That’s because I love Shonda Rhimes and everything she does.  I started watching Grey’s Anatomy in season 2 (I’ll be honest – I got sucked in by that Super Bowl “bomb in a body cavity” episode, and pretty much stuck around for […]