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Invisible Women

Got My Mojo Back in Cuba

Sara Davidson | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Sara Davidson

Looking through the door, I saw a four-piece band on a wooden dance floor, with several couples doing a provocative salsa and others sitting in metal folding chairs.

Why This Bullied Grandma Wishes She Had Fought Back

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Catharine Hamm would like to personally apologize to the newlyweds whose wedding video includes the voice of some guy having a meltdown over his phone charger. No, it wasn't Hamm's fault; she didn't even know the guy.

Why Don't Men Want To Date Women Over 50?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

As a woman in my 50s, walking down a city street, I feel invisible to almost any man walking past me. I've been that unseen woman over and over again. Friends have echoed this experience to me as well. Single? No one wants to date a midlife woman either.

Broad Appeal Reveals the Invisibility of Older Women

Ellen Snortland | Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Ellen Snortland

Does it really benefit anyone to hide our older people, especially our women, away some place where we don't see or hear them? We need their stories; we need their experience as roadmaps for our own lives, as we will all -- if we are lucky -- travel the same path of aging.

The New Post 50 Superhero: Invisible Woman

Donna Highfill | Posted 12.23.2012 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Some of my female friends had warned me that when they hit their 50s, a cloak of invisibility descended upon them and men began to stare through them. I refused to believe them. I mentioned women like Raquel Welch and Sophia Loren in my defense. Then I looked in a mirror and realized that I didn't look like Raquel or Sophia even when I peaked at 17.