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Leah Peterson

Entries by Leah Peterson

Mismatched Boots

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2010 | 10:17 AM

The first time Claire came I was four years old and I didn't know she was my other personality. I thought she was my friend. I could see her in my head. I could feel her feelings. Sometimes she made my body move, but when I closed my eyes, we...
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Melissa Summers: Not (So) Afraid Anymore and a Whole Lot Wiser

(4) Comments | Posted February 2, 2007 | 10:25 AM

The other day, Melissa Summers, a fellow blogger whom I've had the
pleasure of meeting and interviewing in person, went on the Today Show.
To understand what that means, you'd have to know that Melissa doesn't
even like to speak on the phone with people, let...

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Teaching Fearlessness to My Daughter

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2006 | 12:50 PM

A few weeks ago, I took my sixteen-year-old daughter to what some might think was an inappropriate event. I know her father did, as he repeatedly reminded her the day before we went, and actually on the phone a few hours before, that she was beautiful and healthy and in...

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"Feminist" Is An Eight-Letter Word: Talking with Gloria Steinem

(3) Comments | Posted September 13, 2006 | 8:50 PM


Not long ago I had the opportunity to speak with Gloria Steinem about her recent project, GreenStone Media, which is a new national radio network and the only national network owned by women. Gloria, Jane Fonda, and Robin Morgan (among other women)...

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