An Open Letter to Melinda Gates

The timing of your recent article, “Keeping Our Promise to 120 Million Women and Girls,” and the Global Family Planning Summit in London could not be better in light of the upcoming Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week. We are in agreement that, “the conversation around contraceptives is one of the most important conversations the…

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Ricki Lake: New Feminist?

I learned recently that former talk show hostess Rick Lake has begun work on another documentary concerning women’s health. This one, called Sweetening the Pill, has me really excited because it supposedly is going to be focused on shedding light on the facts about how dangerous hormonal contraceptives are to women’s bodies and will explore…

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Pursuit of Beauty

It should come as no shock that the prevalent American culture puts a high value on the sexual identity of a woman. How sleek, slender and fierce she looks in order to complete her job or attract a significant other. Well this afternoon I was using Google to try and find something I had watched a few…

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Natural Family Planning…It’s a party?!

The topic of Natural Family Planning is a complex one that is as unique as the couples who choose to use it.  For some it’s very simple, straightforward, and easy.  For others it’s a challenge, needing detailed counseling from a trained professional. Regardless, we support and value those who put the time in to educate…

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Let’s Set the Record Straight: Myths and Truths about New Feminism

This article was originally posted on the New Feminism Rising blog by Theresa Martin.  With her permission we have reprinted it here: I read a very disturbing article recently on the “feminist” backlash against “conservative” women in politics.  It was chocked-full of hateful slurs and name-calling.  However, what was actually most disturbing to me (because honestly sticks…

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Pro-Life Feminism

I feel like I’ve been carrying a secret. I’ve worked hard to create my online “persona.” Diligently posting on my blog, commenting on other mommy bloggers sites, taking writing classes, even attending a blogging conference. Waiting and hoping for my big break, the moment when I will make it as a writer. And through it…

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