Monthly Archives: March 2015

Barbara Ehrenreich- Pathology of Hope

ehrenreichThis is one of my favorite articles of all time. I am sharing it here because I want to make sure I can always find it. Nine years ago I had to deal with breast cancer. I called it breast cancer light. I had what they call Stage Zero DCIS and I had a lumpectomy and radiation. At the same time I had other personal hurdles going on and life was challenging to say the least. I could not have managed it without permission to feel really bad sometimes. Depressed. Angry! Who ever said these are destructive emotions does not know what they are talking about.

Read this article and I promise you will have a much easier time when life becomes difficult.

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Ignorance at the Top

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Today I was approached by a highly placed individual in one of the ever-mounting number of secular coalitions. He wished for Reasonable New York and specifically Feminist Freethinkers to join their coalition. Continue reading

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New Website and a New Year!

I have finally moved off the bearish drupal platform and now reside at WordPress…. a much friendlier place to be! I am hoping to start blogging a bit again but more importantly I am looking for new members and new ideas.
Please contact me if you would like to get involved.

Our next event is March 24 where we will be discussing Intersectionality. Please join us if you can and if you are interested in getting involved stick around after the meeting to talk to me.

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Welcome

hypatiaA welcoming home to explore women’s issues and the role of women in the secular and humanist community, as well as host to social activities that encourage a supportive and vibrant community. We will also find ways to support local and national initiatives tackling gender equality and women’s rights. Feminist Freethinkers of NY is cognizant of the intersections between gender, race, sexuality, class, and ability, and strives to maintain a conscious and inviting space for all.

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