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News

Friday News Bites: Marriage Equality, Animal Awwws + More

In a stunning turn of events, I have mostly good news to share this week because I feel like we all need it. First though, let’s get the unpleasant and ridiculous out of the way.

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Perspectives

A Day in the Life: Women Clergy

“Called by God.” There are few vocations in life to which we say people are divinely challenged, led, or directed. But as clergy, we find ourselves in that unusual category. We each experience it in a different way. Some as children. Some later in life. Some in very direct, obvious, in-your-face moments. Some are quiet […]

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Open Thread

Fun Fun Fun Open Thread

It’s Open Thread time!  For some of you it might be your Friday, if you have tomorrow off for Good Friday.  So in the spirit of that, I present you with Rebecca Black’s “Friday”!

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: 2/28

What’s up, readers?  How were your weekends?  Did you catch the Oscars?  In the spirit of the shiny, gold, bald man, today I want to know the movie you think was robbed of the little statuette more than any other.  Ready, set, go!

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Middlemarch Madness

Goodbye, Monday

We’re out for tonight, but feel free to hang out in the comments and in the forums (the link is right over there to your right.)  Keep your suggestions for Middlemarch Madness coming, Bee and Sara B. are working on a post for Wednesday afternoon that will list all the potential heroines broken down by […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll – 2/2

Ned?! Ned Ryerson?! Iiiit’s Groundhog Day! In the spirit of the day (well, the movie, which is superior to the day) today’s poll is: If you could pick one day to live over and over, theoretically the best day of your life, would you do it?  If your answer is yes, you can tell us […]

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Pop Culture

Ladyghosts: We Stink This Week

We’ve been in a tizzy at the Persephone offices and we’ve all slacked on our ladyghost duties this week.  I’m here to promise we’ll all be back next week and fully on our game.  In the meantime, I made a lazy blogger post of You Tube videos on the other side of the cut.  Persephone […]

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Public Service

It’s GLAAD Spirit Day!

Happy Wednesday and happy Spirit Day! We’re wearing purple to show our support for bringing an end to bullying GLBT kids and teens.  All our posts will be wearing purple icons and images  and we’ll be linking to other blog posts and news stories celebrating spirit day.  

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We try it!

We Try It: Lady Yogurt

We’ve all seen the commercials.   There’s an apparent epidemic stagnation crisis in ladycolons across America, but Jamie Lee Curtis is on the case.  In the spirit of ladysisterhood, we tried the lady yogurt.  We held our heads high in the checkout lane, as the 17 year old fella behind the register asked if it worked […]