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What Every Post 50 Gentleman Needs to Know

John Blumenthal | Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

All women expect you to act like a gentleman but the definition of that word has become decidedly cloudy in today's complicated world.

Would Betty Friedan Be Celebrating?

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Gabrielle Burton

Sooner than I ever imagined. The something that comes cannonballin' out of the sky when you get older is that you wake up one day and things that were just your experiences, your memories, your life, have become history. It's a surreal feeling.

From Silence, Stigma, And Shame: Finding My Voice

Chana Wilson | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

Fear was releasing from my body as my mother's story echoed on the airwaves from the Pacific to the Sierra foothills. But when it came to my story -- my story, not my mother's -- the silence of my childhood was still deeply embedded in my body.

A Woman's Place is... Where?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.28.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

It was 1976. The front page of every newspaper was ablaze with reports about something called Women's Liberation. I was caught in the vortex of this revolutionary upheaval.

Damn, She's in Distress!

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

Does chivalry begin again when a woman becomes of a "certain age" or is it simply making a comeback?

Who are These Tea Party Protesters?

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

What do you mean when you say "we want our country back?" Who are the "we" and what do you want to go back to?