Liz Axelrod

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The Veil is at it’s Thinnest

 

New poem at Moonchild Magazine.

 

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Feminist Round Up and 5 Must Reads

Many more wonderful articles at http://www.lunalunamagazine.com
This article is here:  https://goo.gl/bFqMD7
February 25, 2016

BY LIZ AXELROD

For months I’ve been following the blogs, the posts, the lists, the rants, the raves and the ravishings. I’ve been horrified, dumfounded, hysterical and generally nauseated by what I see as the breaking-down of women’s rights and liberties. Before I go into a major serious RANT, I need to parse it out. Not just for you but also for me. I’m not going to talk politics or Hillary or Gloria Steinem on Bill Maher – it’s all out there, click and see. I’m going to talk about what we need to read to make sure we don’t fall further down this slippery slope.

I’m going out on a limb here by (almost) admitting my age –  I grew up after the “Bra Burners” and before “Girls Gone Wild.” This sandwich of time, was idyllic. I thought I could be anyone, have anything, and my tits would never matter in the choices I made (well, they would – but only to my advantage).

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