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Gloria Steinem  // Posts tagged as "Gloria Steinem"

19 Jun Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Have We Come a Long Way, Baby?

Have We Come a Long Way, Baby?

Have We Come a Long Way, Baby?

I recently went to hear a conversation between feminist icons Gloria Steinem and Letty Cotten Pogrebin and felt lucky that they were still around to reflect on from whence we’ve come. Both in their seventies, have survived cancer and were discussing how to care for loved ones who are ill without becoming a pain in […]

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Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

“Once in a while, the world witnesses a voice that taps into utter beauty and truth. Alice Walker’s voice through her writings and poetry and through the essence of the beautiful woman that she is, is one such voice; a voice that has impacted my life and the lives of many women and men so […]

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Risk Takers and History Makers

Risk Takers and History Makers

The moment a creative idea is birthed is always memorable one. Four years ago when I originally thought of making a feature documentary film on the life and art of writer, activist and poet Alice Walker, my excitement was palpable. Why hadn’t this occurred to me before? The idea was conceived over a Christmas break […]

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15 Oct Posted by in • Guest Writers | 4 comments

Coming Out – The Invisible Lesbian

Coming Out – The Invisible Lesbian

It wasn’t until I told Josh, my 26 year old very fabulous gay boyfriend, about my troubles wearing nail polish that I realized just maybe the world had changed. He simply couldn’t believe it when I mentioned that a girl I had a crush on in college told me my red nails meant I wanted […]

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