"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
Writing

A Pledge of Silence: a survivor’s tale

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on December 11, 2013 | Leave a comment (0)
Having read two books back to back about World War Two pilots and nurses, I found only two similarities: They’re both fiction based on fact and they’re both about women. The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg is funny and focuses on one of my pet peeves: how women rarely...

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Give women more money!

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on October 19, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
I just saw something on the ABC Evening News that drives home the stupidity and cruelty of paying women less than men. A middle-aged woman with a 7-year-old daughter is struggling to keep her family afloat while caring for her 53-year-old husband plagued with early onset Alzheimer’s. The...

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Collins pens a winner on American women

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on October 14, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
“Amazing” is often overused, but author and New York Times columnist Gail Collins uses it powerfully in her book title, When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present. An enlightening and energizing read, Collins opens with the tale of...

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