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Jo Piazza

'The First Feminists In America'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.03.2015 | Women

Author Jo Piazza explores the spirit of activism within the Catholic sisterhood in her new book If Nuns Ruled the World: Ten Sisters on a Mission. Hav...

Nuns Explain What The Vow Of Chastity Really Means (And It's Not About Sex)

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.02.2015 | Religion

Much is made of the vow of chastity that priests and nuns must take to join the cloth in the Catholic Church, but the focus on abstinence isn't exactl...

A Catholic Nun Spent Her Life Fighting for LGBT Rights, Even Against Vatican Wishes

Jo Piazza | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion
Jo Piazza

This chapter profiles Sister Jeannine Gramick, who has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church despite repeated censures from the Vatican for her activities.

Celebrity, Inc.

Manisha Thakor | Posted 01.17.2012 | Books
Manisha Thakor

What can four drunk airplane passengers, first time parents, and a delightful new book called Celebrity, Inc. do for your wallet? Plenty.

Jo Piazza

Snooki In A Bottle | Jo Piazza | Posted 01.11.2012 | Celebrity

We're always confounded by celebrity fragrances. We half-expected Britney Spears' "Fantasy Midnight" to smell like Cheetos and stale Marlboros and Jen...

Occupy Hollywood: Why It's Time To Call Out High-Earning Celebrities

Jo Piazza | Posted 12.24.2011 | Celebrity
Jo Piazza

Celebrities are not part of the 99 percent. They are not even the 1 percent. Many of them are lower than even the .01 percent. So how about a movement to Occupy Hollywood?