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Entries by Marlo Thomas from 03/2012

Women's History Month: Closing the Ambition Gap

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Women

March is Women's History Month, and I'm being asked the same question -- a lot: "Whatever happened to the women's movement? Where are the feminist freedom fighters today?" I guess if people don't see women marching, they don't think they're moving.

St. Patrick's Day: Why I Love A Parade

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Women

We live on the park in New York where there seems to be a parade at least a few times a month for every possible nationality there is. One of the biggest is St. Patrick's Day, which of course thrills my husband. There's nobody named Donahue who doesn't love a St. Patrick's Day parade.

All the Single Ladies -- From "That Girl" to "New Girl"

| Posted 03.21.2012 | Women

Television takes a lot of heat from its critics, but no one can deny that it is a true reflection of the ever-changing times we live in. So as part of our ongoing celebration of Women's History Month, we decided to take a look at the evolution of single women on TV.

A Plea for Peace: Why Social Media Matters

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

I challenge anyone not to be moved by the video I just saw on YouTube. In it, a 41-year-old Israeli named Ronny -- a graphic designer, a teacher, a father -- looks straight into the camera and speaks.

Bully: The Year's Most Important Film

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Women

Even if you have to drive across state lines to see Bully, your kids need to be in the audience. Whether you know it or not, they may be among the 13 million American children affected by bullying every year. For them, this is more than just a movie. It is real life.