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NOTICE: Degrees of Separation in “A Woman’s Place” – The March 25, 2018 New York Times Sunday Book Review

March 24, 2018   My friend Nell Scovell has a new book out about the triumphs and travails of her life so far as a woman who writes TV comedy. Have you seen it?     The March 25, 2018 … continue reading

EVENT: Meet the Author But Better Yet Meet UN HeforShe Global Chief Elizabeth Nyamamaro – UN Bookshop – March 20, 2018

The opposition to involving men in a perceived women’s issue sounded very familiar—much like the reaction I received to the proposal for the Suffragents.(“Who cares what the men did?”) At UN Women, it was something like, “Why involve the men? This is a women’s issue.”

“I don’t have a way to verify this, but I’d conjecture with some confidence that if those conversations were being held now, in the midst of the surge of interest in women’s equality brought on by #MeToo, HeforShe and the Suffragents would be eliciting a very different reaction.” continue reading

ARTICLE: Timeline: The Little-Known Story of the Men Who Fought for Women’s Votes

“From a contemporary standpoint, it is remarkable to consider that 100 years ago, these prominent men not only gave their names to the cause of women’s rights or called in the odd favor, but invested in the fight.” continue reading