Welcome to AnyShinyThing, where aging and feminism intersect. If women could remember to do this one thing, and teach their daughters to do it, the pay gap could shrink and we'd have more money in our old age.
We bitch and moan about aging, and then this happens. I’m caring for my elderly, very frail mother right now. In the moments I can sneak away and read for fun, I saw this article about an 80 year old woman wondering about feeling sexual attraction, whether she’s happy or not to be invisible, etc. […]
A few years ago, I started reading romance. Before you click away, let me say that the old trope of the helpless maiden waiting to be rescued is dead. The genre has changed. Women in modern romance novels are portrayed as strong, if flawed. They have good self-made lives, they have backbone, they’re well-rounded, and they aren’t […]