• Young Feminist — Dating Apps: Finger Swipes as a Silent Act of Feminism
    By Caila Brander At face value, dating apps can look a bit silly. Swipe, swipe, click, swipe — in a few minutes, you can make hundreds of snap judgments about other single people based on a few photos and brief bio. Dating apps put matchmaking into the palms of our hands, delivering potential partners as conveniently ...
  • Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness
    By Mary Mahoney, LCSW and Lauren Mitchell, M.S. At a workshop last fall on “creating a more inclusive organization,” the facilitator passed around a sheet of paper with 30 key values listed on it. “Please circle the five values that you think are most important to the health and well-being of your organization,” he told the ...
  • Stay Awake!
    By Cynthia Pearson “Now I’m awake to the world. I was asleep before. That’s how we let it happen.” Offred, in the Handmaid’s Tale, published 1985, Hulu television series 2017 The election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence happened. We didn’t stop it; 42 percent of people didn’t vote and the majority of White women cast their ...
  • Snapshots – July/August 2017
    Hysterectomy, the most common treatment for fibroids, is over-performed and often unnecessary. The NWHN recommends women explore less invasive and expensive treatments, including uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a process that shrinks fibroids by cutting off their blood supply. A study that analyzed information from a national database on U.S. hospital stays between 2007–2013 found fibroid-related ...
  • Young Feminist — Dating Apps: Finger Swipes as a Silent Act of Feminism
    By Caila Brander At face value, dating apps can look a bit silly. Swipe, swipe, click, swipe — in a few minutes, you can make hundreds of snap judgments about other single people based on a few photos and brief bio. Dating apps put matchmaking into the palms of our hands, delivering potential partners as conveniently ...
  • Who Cares? How Doulas Engage in Radical Acts of Kindness
    By Mary Mahoney, LCSW and Lauren Mitchell, M.S. At a workshop last fall on “creating a more inclusive organization,” the facilitator passed around a sheet of paper with 30 key values listed on it. “Please circle the five values that you think are most important to the health and well-being of your organization,” he told the ...
  • Stay Awake!
    By Cynthia Pearson “Now I’m awake to the world. I was asleep before. That’s how we let it happen.” Offred, in the Handmaid’s Tale, published 1985, Hulu television series 2017 The election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence happened. We didn’t stop it; 42 percent of people didn’t vote and the majority of White women cast their ...
  • Snapshots – July/August 2017
    Hysterectomy, the most common treatment for fibroids, is over-performed and often unnecessary. The NWHN recommends women explore less invasive and expensive treatments, including uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a process that shrinks fibroids by cutting off their blood supply. A study that analyzed information from a national database on U.S. hospital stays between 2007–2013 found fibroid-related ...