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Mar.24.2010
11032010 The “I Like Amy King A Lot” Interview FIND OUT: * You’re very involved in participating in the poetry community. What motivates you to be involved with so many projects? What do you get from all your projects? * What is your best coping mechanism for the AWP experience? Do you enjoy...
amy-king's picture
Mar.24.2010
Towards Still Another Universe…9012010 Slaves to Do These Things is now available on Amazon (SPD later) for order – enjoy!   “I’m portable. My mind travels / the verse and valleys of whole people says the poet.” Correct! Readers of this book will discover their own memories. They will melt in...
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Mar.24.2010
This Is What a [Feminist] Poet Looks Like6022010 Featuring: Monday, February 1: Ching-In Chen, Jennifer Bartlett, & Kate DurbinTuesday, February 2: Juliet Cook & Kate SchapiraWednesday, February 3: Kirsten Kaschock & Michele BattisteThursday, February 4: Michelle Detorie & ...
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Mar.10.2010
Much has already been written about Hurt Locker's double win at the 2010 Oscars and of course, the historic achievement of a woman director finally achieving the "Best Director" award. And congratulations are indeed due to Kathryn Bigelow. This however is neither a review or a comment on...
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Mar.08.2010
According to Wikipedia Woman, "A woman (irregular plural: women) is a female human." Please take note: A woman is not a demon, nor is she deficient. She is not ruled by hormones any more or less than a male human. She is not a male human, but she is a partner to the male, since humans do...
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Mar.08.2010
On September 19 1893 New Zealand became the first country in the world to give women the right to vote. Women in other countries campaigned for justice for many years.   In 1910 a second International Conference of Working Women was held in Copenhagen. A woman named Clara Zetkin (Leader of the '...
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Mar.02.2010
This Daily Nation article estimates that half of Kenyan women with HIV were abused in 2009, based on a recent self-reporting study. The study finds that rape and sexual exploitation are prevalent in Nyanza, Coast, Western, and Nairobi, the provinces in which researchers carried out the study. As...
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Mar.01.2010
I’ve been working the equivalent of two jobs lately: Trying to get the word out that “The Sword of Medina,” the sequel to “The Jewel of Medina” has been published, and writing the partial manuscript and outline for my new book, “Queens of the World,” which has thrust me into a new era but, in many...
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Feb.24.2010
Unlike Elizabeth Hurley, I did not plan a ‘special gift’ for my husband. I did not change my last name to his. I am glad, for when we parted legally there was no decision to be taken about reverting to the maiden name. Recently, a police officer complained that his ex-wife was misusing his name....
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Feb.22.2010
What makes some men into monsters? I got goose bumps when I read about old women worried about being raped learning martial arts to defend themselves. Close to Nairobi in the shanty town Korogocho, women who are in their 70s and 80s practise karate, hit a punching bag and watch as a teacher...