Sheila McMullin: A Poetic Feminist MoonSpit Blog

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Make Way for Women on the Speedway

Today, four women continued the race forward of promoting female excellence in multigendered sports.  In 1977, Janet Guthrie became the first woman to ever compete in the Indianapolis 500.  This year, commemorating … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Using Your Words

Anyone ever tell you, you couldn’t say something because it was different or not quite understood?… then just find another way like George Takei!  To protest the “Don’t say gay” bill … Continue reading

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Time is No Goon for Jennifer Egan

Earlier today, Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction with A Visit from the Goon Squad. Rather than categorizing this book as a collection of short stories, it more mimics a playlist of … Continue reading

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When Sisters and Brothers Shared Clothes

“What was once a matter of practicality—you dress your baby in white dresses and diapers; white cotton can be bleached—became a matter of ‘Oh my God, if I dress my … Continue reading

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Women Who Shake the World

Check out 150 Women Who Shake The World to celebrate extraordinary women from all over the world. For these illuminations, the Daily Beast and Newsweek are collaborating to spotlight contemporary women who … Continue reading

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Want to Read More Poetry in the Newspaper?

Support the cause and follow in Split This Rock‘s footsteps!  In a desire to support poetry in local and nationwide media, join the writing campaign to see more poetry selections in … Continue reading

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