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A Regular Guy
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
For several years now I have heard political pundits extol one candidate after another as being a "regular guy." The implication being, that we should like and vote for regular guys. Well, finally I have had enough! More

The Reporting of Abuse
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
In the past several days (November, 2011) we have been made aware of two high profile sexual harassment/abuse cases. In the first, a charismatic presidential candidate has been accused of harassment by four separate women. More

Guestbook for Helen Bergman
Friday, June 17, 2011
Share your memories and express your condolences for Helen Bergman. More

Words Matter
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
As clinicians, we are trained to believe that words make a difference. If a woman views her boyfriend as being strong, powerful, assertive and tough, she might dismiss (overlook or disregard) his rough gestures or his provocative talk. If, however, she sees the very same behavior as domineering... More

The Pace of Change
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Barack Obama has only been president for less than two months, yet cable news talkers and private bloggers are already decrying the slow pace of change. The new president continues to offer a sober voice, reminding citizens that we didn't get into this mess overnight and that it will take more than... More

Reproductive Rights vs. Reproductive Responsibilities
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Recently (January, 2009) a California mother of six gave birth to octuplets. After the initial sense of astonishment that a woman could actually successfully deliver eight healthy infants, many in the medical community began to raise questions about the medical ethics of sanctioning such a pregnanc... More

The Inauguration of the People's President
Monday, January 12, 2009
Many Americans have reason to be excited about the inauguration of Barack Obama, the first African American president, the first president in a long time who seems to actually care about the issues and to be paying attention to the nation's concerns, but staff and consumers at Community Connections... More