The Weight of Being a Woman

There are days I cannot breath as a woman. The weight of my sex is so heavy within me it's surprising I can walk or talk. Every exhale is labored. Every inhale like breathing under water. The weight of being nothing but an 'also ran' is constantly with me. We are attached, me and this... Continue Reading →

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Women Who Don’t Burn

Not that long ago a friend pulled me aside and said, "You know, if you lived a few centuries ago, I think you'd have been burned at the stake." It was meant as a compliment, and I took it as one. Because what he meant was that outspoken women, loud women, women who didn't sit... Continue Reading →

Let Her Speak: Why Hillary Clinton is More Relevant Than Ever

Regardless of whether you love Hillary Clinton or hate her, the truth is this: Hillary Clinton has been the standard-bearer of women working the US legal and political system for nearly 40 years. And for nearly 40 years, people have been telling her to sit down and shut up. While I was trying to write... Continue Reading →

Nevertheless, She Persisted

This morning I opened my eyes to the news that theĀ US Senate, invoking an obscure rule, shut down Senator Elizabeth Warren while she was reading a letter written by Coretta Scott King. And by shut down, I mean shut up. Along party lines, the Senate voted to officially take away her voice. In a system... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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