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Monday, May 12, 2014

The Blade Runner and the Gun Threat to Women

Guns in the home are a greater danger to people in the household, especially women, than to any theoretical intruder. No second chances when shots are pumped out in the heat of the moment. See my ESPNw opinion piece on Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius and his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The trial wraps up this week.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

BlogHer's 10th Birthday Bash

Heading to BlogHer's 10th annual conference in July. My, how we've grown. I began this blog when only one public blog platform existed -- offered by Slate magazine -- and few even knew what a blog was. At BlogHer's founding in 2005 there were not even 100 female bloggers; now we number in the tens of thousands. Celebrating a decade of our community this summer will be a blast!