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2013-09-17 23:00:18

Heroine fights for equality at work and in her love life in ‘My Men’. Denville, N.J. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Over half a century after the feminist movement championed equality in the workplace, the glass ceiling still hangs above the heads of many women. A recent article from CNN Money finds that female graduates earn about $8,000 less than male graduates in the first years after leaving college. In her new novel, “My Men” (published by iUniverse), author and engineer Mira...

2013-09-11 23:03:40

Maui'd Forever is ready to provide wedding ceremonies for same sex couples. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Maui’d Forever is one of Hawaii’s few full service, all-Hawaiian Islands wedding planner and coordinator. Founded in 2003 by entrepreneur Mark Steffan, the company operates on the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. They allow their clients to preview a video of an actual ceremony so the know what to expect. Having wed over 3300...

2013-09-06 23:19:55

DietsAndFitnessGuides.com releases an updated review of John Barban's The Venus Factor, naming the system as their most highly recommended female fat loss solution. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 John Barban's Venus Factor system has become the new go-to guide for women looking to drop pounds of unsightly fat using natural, scientifically proven methods. The program, which has recently become a worldwide best seller has been named the number one fat loss program for...

2013-08-27 23:02:40

Co-founder of lesbian-feminism, Judy Grahn is Professor of Women's Spirituality at Sofia University. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Sofia University is proud to announce the 2013 USA Book of the Year Award nomination for Professor Judy Grahn. Her book titled A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet is a memoir about Judy’s life growing up in Las Cruces, New Mexico and the process of discovering her identity as she emerged as one of the most inspirational and...

2013-08-12 15:09:01

Violent and abusive behavior against women, which can be both physically and emotionally harmful, gain societal acceptance when they are glamorized and normalized in popular culture such as books and movies. The main characters' relationship in the best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey, for example, helps perpetuate the problem of intimate partner violence against women, according to an article in Journal of Women's Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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