Eight Powerful Reasons You Should Wear a Pink Hat (and do other things to confront gender and racial discrimination)

by Debbie L. Kasman in , ,


Time magazine’s cover for its February 8th issue is a single, pink, knitted hat with the words “The Resistance Rises” written above it. An estimated 500,000 women wore pink hats at the Women’s March in Washington on January 21, 2017. The hat has become an iconic symbol of resistance. Here are eight powerful reasons why you should wear a pink hat (and take a stand against gender and race discrimination in other ways):

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A Message of Hope from North of the Border

by Debbie L. Kasman in


To my American family and friends, this is not a message of support for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.  It's a message of hope for everyone.  Many people see political and social turmoil as a sign of political, social, and moral decline.  It’s not.  It’s a sign of the emergence of a new and better culture. 

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I want to live in a truly inclusive world, do you?

by Debbie L. Kasman in , ,


Pope Francis recently declared that a woman would never serve as a priest in the Roman Catholic Church.  This is not a change in stance; he has always said the door was closed on women being ordained as priests.  But when pressed about the matter by a journalist during a press conference on the papal plane, Francis intimidated that the ban would be eternal because Jesus only chose men as his apostles.  I want to live in a truly inclusive world, do you?  Is THIS how you get gender equality? 

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