The Medicalization of FGM

Holy Hormones Journal:  What is with the lurid fascination with women’s genitalia? This has been going on for thousands of years – and now with great movements lead to advocates around the world to end  female genital mutilation – it has come under the guise of the medical system which has medicalized and tampered with Continue Reading …

ACOG: Breast and Labial Surgery Recommendations for Adolescent Girls

A woman’s body is the battlefield where she fights for liberation. It is through her body that oppression works, reifying her, sexualizing her, victimizing her, disabling her. ~Germaine Greer, The Whole Woman, 1999 Holy Hormones Journal: In May of this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists made recommendations for breast and labial surgery in Continue Reading …

Eve Ensler: Archetypal Eve and the Apple of Remembering

Holy Hormones Journal: Somehow this week – I stumbled on the Bioneers web site – (have you ever listened to the syndicated radio broadcasts, Revolution from the Heart of Nature? Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers advances the great transformation underway in human civilization Continue Reading …

Carol Spearman: “The Lie Beyond” – Human Trafficking ~ Aug 12

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Carol Spearman’s excellent and informative interview on sex trafficking is now archived. Carol Spearman “The Lie Beyond” – Human Trafficking August 12 7pm ET – 4 pm PT   The Liberty Beacon Media Network    “When I get old, I don’t want to have people say what a nice little old lady I am. I Continue Reading …

She Rises: Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality? July 8

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Well, Holy Hormones Honey! The three divine divas raised the bar on Goddess Consciousness…. great listening for women entering the conversation of for those women who are well-versed in the primordial consciousness of WE in S/HE. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D, Kaalii Cargill and Trista Hendren She Rises: Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality? July 8 7pm Continue Reading …

Menstruation A Reproductive Rights Issue – Ask A Woman in Prison

Holy Hormones Journal: What is it about shaming women? Every step we take the patriarchy is quick to remind and remand us over our menstrual blood. Incarcerating women and then withholding femcare products is a human rights violations. Forcing women to wear stained clothes instead of providing them sanitary products is cruel and unusual but Continue Reading …

Robyn R: ‘What it Means to be a Woman’ on June 10

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Robyn  and I hit the hot topics on Wednesday night’s radio show. I think the most important part of the discussion was whether a man can call himself a woman – without knowing what it is like to experience being a woman – as in Bruce Gender scenario. (Not a typo.) He called himself the Continue Reading …

Sextortion and Our Daughters

Sextortion is a form of sexual exploitation that employs non-physical forms of coercion to extort sexual favors from the victim. Sextortion refers to the broad category of sexual exploitation in which abuse of power is the means of coercion, as well as to the category of sexual exploitation in which threatened release of sexual images Continue Reading …

Criminalization of Girls is a Reproductive Justice Issue

  Holy Hormones Journal: USA Today ran a very disturbing article last week – the beginning of a series entitled: Why is the juvenile justice system failing girls? The first sentence made my jaw drop. The FBI reported that in 2013, over 250,000 girls were picked up and jailed. Say what? The interviewer goes on Continue Reading …

BCP – Symbol of Independence or Control?

Holy Hormones Journal: Time to re-post my favorite Germaine Greer quote: “A woman’s body is the battlefield where she fights for liberation. It is through her body that oppression works, reifying her, sexualizing her, victimizing her, disabling her.”The Whole Woman, 1999 Ever wonder why you feel in the dark?  That is because women’s history –THE Continue Reading …