We hear a lot about female empowerment these days…but how should we define it? What does an empowered woman really look like? Is she wealthy? Is she world-famous? Does she radiate prestige? Does she command the respect of her peers? Does she carry political clout? Is she her own woman? Completely autonomous? Answers to no one? Is girl power something she wears like a badge? Or wields like a … Continue reading Flanders: Don’t Waste Your Girl Power
A 25-year-old woman lost her ovaries, uterus, and even her toes due to an implanted IUD that forced its way into her stomach and then liver, according to Fox News. Tanai Smith, of Baltimore, said she implanted the IUD after the birth of her daughter in 2014 after learning it would work for up to five years. Upon visiting her gynecologist in October 2017, however, … Continue reading DW: EMPOWERING: Mom Loses Ovaries, Toes, Uterus After IUD Ends Up In Stomach
Radical feminists aspire to revolutionize society in three ways. First, they seek to eliminate the different ways boys and girls are socialized, so that they will come to have very similar characters and temperaments. Second, they seek to cultivate financial and emotional independence of women and children from the family. Third, they hope to erase sexual taboos, embracing new ways for individuals to achieve sexual … Continue reading Yenor: Transgender Activists working to Undermine Parental Rights
WHEN young Sydney mother Maddie asked her closed Facebook group of 26,186 mothers for some tasty alternatives to sandwiches for her husband’s lunches, she wasn’t expecting the backlash. “I would love to hear what other mums make their hubbies for lunch and snacks throughout the work day,” she posted on Tuesday. “We are getting over sandwiches.” You would think she’d asked for a hemlock recipe, … Continue reading How did making a sandwich become a crime against women?
I was a woman succeeding in a man’s world. I was very much “living the dream.” I loved Jesus and being a Christian, but my primary identity was “successful professional.” My work was the main source of my personal sense of affirmation and accomplishment. I could exercise control, see results on a regular basis, and be rewarded for it, both with recognition and compensation. Many … Continue reading Desiring God: Should Moms Stay Home?
In Women Are Key for Future Growth: Evidence from Canada the International Monetary Fund recommends that Canada spend eight billion dollars annually on a daycare program that would pay for itself. The catch? Mothers must be forced to work. The authors reveal their political leanings early on, and hence their framing of the research. In so many words, they are saying: Our purpose as human beings is … Continue reading Mercatornet: How Women’s Equality becomes a pawn in workforce policy
Sixties feminist Jeannette Kupferman sees the emotional emptiness facing women today. The moment I held Amber Ann in my arms — just minutes after her birth — an unexpected cocktail of emotions nearly floored me; what can best be described as a mixture of unbridled joy mingled with apprehension. the emotions were more complex and bittersweet than the straightforward joy I’d anticipated. Of course, for … Continue reading Kupferman: Will my granddaughter pay the price of my fight for equality?
[Editor’s Note: Le Marquand shows feminism’s cards. It’s not about choice it’s about equality (i.e. socialism) Homeschooling and the free enterprise system are far better solutions for human flourishing and economic stability.] [O]nce a child goes to school, she argued, opting out of the workforce should no longer be an option. “Rather than wail about the supposed liberation in a woman’s right to choose to … Continue reading Columnist: ‘It should be illegal’ to be a stay-at-home mom
A number of friends contacted me with frustration lately, because they discovered that a number of women from their churches participated, in person, at one of the many Women’s Marches around the country. What’s more, these same women were distressed because a good number of the women who marched expressed sadness about the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Why were my friends upset? My … Continue reading Schwartz: Why Did They March?
[Editor’s note: The author mentions men getting caught up in loving limitless choices, becoming experience junkies. This applies equally to women. Feminism pressures women to be non-committal, to wait, to go out in the world and experience life first before settling down for marriage. Our culture’s over abundance of lifestyle marketing makes endless adventures very alluring.] Taking too long to choose a song is annoying … Continue reading TGC: Boundaries, Commitment, & Choices