Saturday, October 31, 2009

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National Women's Studies Conference


Two weeks away in Atlanta... the NWSA conference. This conference is usually excellent so if you are in the Atlanta area, think about attending! Click on the program above for a pdf on the conference.

NWSA Atlanta Conference

Lamenting the lack of availability of women's books

Lately I have noticed a disturbing trend. Not only are there very few independent bookstores left in my area, but the bookstores have dramatically reduced the number of women's studies books they carry. Some bookstores have even eliminated a women's studies section and introduced a "gender studies" section instead. There is a dramatic difference between the two. If you are searching for an extensive list of women's studies books, try these excellent independent bookstores online:

Women and Children First

In Other Words

Check out We're pinning our hopes on you because children need health reform too! | Moms Rising

I want you to take a look at: We're pinning our hopes on you because children need health reform too! | Moms Rising 

Moms Rising Sees Great Succes with Pacifier Pins


momsrising.org has seen incredible success having direct conversations with senators about family issues. Their ingenious campaign of having these powerful politicians wear pacifier pins has helped promote their family friendly agenda.

Here Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wears their pin. Keep up the great work ladies!