Tag: Women’s rights

22 Mar 2016

I am not a coin collector but this morning I bought the Canadian Mint’s 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote dollar coins. Five coins for $5, shipping and handling included. Those of us older than dare I say 40 remember what it was like to become a woman in the 70’s and 80’s and…

04 May 2015

Yes, she did. When my daughter Emily was born I thought I knew the type of feminist I was and the type of feminism I believed in. Objectification of women was bad, equal pay for work of equal value was good, delaying reproduction until one was financially secure and had a good of idea of…

11 Dec 2014

Simple Solutions to Complicated Situations are Inadequate. Overriding a woman’s decision to control when she wants to reproduce because one has completed medical school is unprofessional. No other “profession” can afford to indulge in this type of personal opinion decision-making. This is further complicated by a) the fact that doctors are paid by the government…