I’m often frustrated with the television characters on shows aimed at adolescents and teenagers – Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, the Kardashians et al – that focus heavily, if not predominantly, on the (highly unattainable) physical female appearance.
It caused me to reminisce about one of my favorite shows, Read More
“Safe cosmetics”–before January of this year, that term meant nothing to me. By the time this past semester rolled around, I began to understand the importance of safe cosmetics through the Supporting a Cause curriculum. The girls made natural beauty products to sell at the end of the semester. The…Read More
This summer, women are almost nowhere to be seen on movie screens. Manohla Dargis pointed out their absence several weeks ago in the New York Times, noting that Bridesmaids and Bad Teacher are among the few summer blockbusters with female protagonists in a season filled with masculine action heroes…Read More
I am truly blessed in my life in many ways – I have my health, a wonderful family, a passion for the work that I do and many, many awesome friends. Standout among my wonderful group of friends however is my BFF – Mary. Mary and I have been friends…Read More