October 4, 2022

Standing Up With My New Website

Shooting the breeze with my dearest friend of over 40 years, she confided the vulnerability she felt at her most recent doctor visit. “I don’t know […]
August 18, 2022

Dirty Words on Clean Skin

In this video, Anita Finlay discusses and introduces her book “Dirty Words on Clean Skin”.
May 19, 2016

Why Is It Hillary’s Job to Make Nice?

Hillary Clinton received the usual smack talk from beltway press for her choice to echo her winning 2000 Senate run by making her 2016 Presidential campaign […]
February 6, 2016

Hillary, a Lifelong Champion for Women and Families

Having published an article reminding mainstream media of Hillary Clinton’s historic win at the Iowa caucus, I hit a nerve as many women and fair minded […]
October 19, 2015

Playing False with Planned Parenthood is Damaging Republicans

Republicans have chosen to double down on defunding Planned Parenthood, even by shutting down government, if necessary. But is their crusade yielding the desired result? Presidential […]
June 17, 2015

Women Scientists Turn the Tables on a Sexist Nobel Prize Winner

When Nobel winning scientist Sir Tim Hunt showed up at a conference in Seoul and made the now infamous remarks that “when you have women in […]
May 28, 2015

Feminism is Not the “F” Word: An Interview with Jennifer Hall Lee

Feminism is not the “F” word and feminists should not be stereotyped as the ball-busting, bearded, Birkenstock wearing sisterhood!  Disabusing wrong-headed notions about feminism is vital […]
May 15, 2015

Can a Man Ever Have a Bad Hair Day?

Every day, women have to budget extra time just to negotiate the “female uniform.” In our latest episode of Dare We Say, I confess my daily […]
May 8, 2015

Did Carly Fiorina Negate the Reason for Her Presidential Run?

Carly Fiorina claims her presidential candidacy offers the unique perk that she can stop Hillary Clinton from playing the “gender card.” Yet in an interview with […]
April 16, 2015

Do TV Stereotypes Hurt Women?

In her latest column, The New York Times’ Maureen Dowd wrote: “Good Riddance Carrie Jamieson,” bidding a snarky farewell to Claire Danes’ character on the popular […]
March 19, 2015

Biden and Mikulski Secure $41M Federal Funding to End Rape Kit Backlog

Vice President Joe Biden and Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski have secured $41 million in federal funding to help end the backlog of rape kits that sit […]
February 24, 2015

Women’s Equality: Still a Long Way to Go

My appearance today with Dan Maduri on NewsTalk Florida talking Patricia Arquette’s activist statement at the Oscars on behalf of women, the reality of women in […]
February 23, 2015

Oscars Activism: Right or Wrong?

By now, Patricia Arquette’s Oscar speech on behalf of women’s equality has gone viral. As much applause as she received for her remarks, the backlash has […]
February 23, 2015

Patricia Arquette Roars for Women’s Equality at Oscars

Patricia Arquette brought excitement to an otherwise lackluster Oscar telecast with her impassioned speech on behalf of women’s equality.  Upon accepting the award for Best Supporting […]
February 12, 2015

End Domestic Violence or Protect a Franchise?

We get mixed messages when it comes to domestic violence. The Grammys and the NFL, for example, trumpet an end to physical and emotional abuse of […]
February 12, 2015

TRAILER: Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow Team Up for “Trainwreck”

From writer/actress Amy Schumer and director Judd Apatow, their new film Trainwreck turns the tables on the story of the guy who can’t commit by making […]
February 9, 2015

The Grammys’ Conflicting Message on Domestic Violence

Sunday’s Grammy Awards featured a PSA of President Obama calling attention to the shocking number of women in America who are raped or suffer domestic violence.  “It’s […]
January 4, 2015

Kaley Cuoco’s “I’m Not a Feminist” Comments: Why the Backlash Matters

By now, Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco’s comments that she is not a feminist have gone viral.  The online backlash was so fierce that Cuoco […]
December 14, 2014

MBA’s New Feminist Anthem?

Columbia Business School Follies MBA students’ just produced a women’s anthem of sorts about being a “bitch in business.” Their video has gone viral and turns […]
November 6, 2013

WWII’s Female War Heroes Deserve To Have Their Stories Told

“Nancy Wake, “the White Mouse” and the most decorated woman of the 1939-45 war, disliked people messing around with her life story.  Small wonder.  It was […]