Goodbye to Princess Leia and Her Mom

In a heartbreaking coda to a turbulent 2016, we lost both Princess Leia and her mother. While many will remember them for the memorable movie roles they played, I’ll always think of what wonderful women they were and the unsinkable bond that they shared.

I’m Ready for a Revolution Too

In sharing their stories of sexual assault, women have started changing the social order in which men can behave badly without consequence. Instead of armed revolt, I’m ready for a revolution in which women’s voices matter.

Gender Politics

Hillary Clinton gets a lot of hate but that may be more because of her gender rather than her policy proposals. This could prevent other women from becoming politicians.

What is Justice For Ethan Couch?

In revisiting Ethan Couch’s affluenza case, justice feels unsatisfying. If we are to help each other move forward, perhaps we should focus more on healing versus punishment. Restorative justice may be the answer.

Why Work-Family Balance is for Everyone

Work-family balance is a hot topic but part of the problem is how we frame it as an individual problem. If we focus on “having it all” as something that affects families and not just women, we have a better chance of effecting meaningful change