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Susana Morris

Updated Articles and Resources

By Susana Morris

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Women’s Colleges—Fun Facts and Figures Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      There are so many advantages to studying at women only institutions. Here are just a few women’s colleges that have educated some of the finest minds.
    • I Was Raped Created: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      "I Was Raped" -- Readers share their stories of being raped -- the situation, the circumstances, whether or not they told anyone, and how they dealt with the aftermath
    • I Was Raped Created: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      "I Was Raped" -- Readers share their stories of being raped -- the situation, the circumstances, whether or not they told anyone, and how they dealt with the aftermath
    • Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not hea...
    • Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective Created: Friday, April 30, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not hea...
    • Why Abstinence Didn't Work for Me Created: Monday, May 28, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Abstinence is only successful at preventing teen pregnancy and the spread of STDs if the individual who pledges abstinence keeps her/his word. Readers share their stories of why abstinence didn't w...
    • Why Abstinence Works for Me Created: Sunday, May 27, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Readers share their personal experiences with abstinence pledges and/or purity balls, promise rings, and their decision to commit to no sex before marriage.
    • Why Do You Like 'The Hunger Games'? Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      'The Hunger Games' novel and trilogy have become a crossover hit in the publishing industry with adult readers enjoying this young adult series as much as teens and tweens. What did you like about ...
    • Readers' Stories of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Created: Monday, November 14, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Readers share their experiences with sexual harassment and how they dealt with harassment in the workplace.
    • MILF - Compliment or Offensive Term to Women? Created: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Now that the 'milf' concept has entered popular culture, there's a new way to describe the sexual appeal of older women. Some women are proud to be labeled a milf, while others feel it's derogatory...
    • Cheating Husband, Cheating Boyfriend - 'He Cheated on Me'Stories Created: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Have a cheating husband or cheating boyfriend? You're not alone. It's estimated that 50% of married men will cheat on their wives. Talk about your experiences and share advice and wisdom with other...
    • 'The Hunger Games' Book Review - Is Katniss Everdeen a Feminist Character? Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      A teenage girl who's the primary breadwinner for her family and survives on skill and intelligence -- that's Katniss Everdeen, the lead character in "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins. In this y...
    • Virgin Cure Created: Friday, July 11, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      The Virgin Cure is the mistaken belief that having sex with a female virgin will cure AIDS and/or STDs.
    • Dating Violence - Has it Happened to You? Created: Friday, August 21, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Dating violence has been brought out in the open by the Chris Brown and Rihanna assault case, but Brown's plea deal (and lack of jail time) sends a message that abuse in a relationship is no big de...
    • Equal Rights Amendment Created: Monday, July 20, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Why does the U.S. need an Equal Rights Amendment? Don't women already have equal rights under the law?
    • What Was Your Mother's Greatest Gift to You? Created: Monday, April 20, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Daughters answer the question, "What was your mother's greatest gift to you?"
    • Film Review of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Created: Friday, December 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Does the film 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' promote female empowerment? Is it feminist? Those questions may actually be irrelevant if the answers are measured against previous images of what st...
    • CBS Daytime Talk Show 'The Talk' - Review of the Premiere Episode Created: Monday, October 18, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Will the new CBS show 'The Talk' draw viewers away from ABC's 'The View'? A review of the show's premiere episode with guest Christie Brinkley and a discussion of when to have 'the talk' about sex ...
    • Should Sarah Palin Run for President in 2012? Created: Thursday, December 03, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Readers share their thoughts on whether or not Sarah Palin should run for President in 2012.
    • "Girls Like Us" by Sheila Weller - Book Review Created: Monday, July 21, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Book review of "Girls Like Us" by Sheila Weller, a biography about Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon
    • "Send Yourself Roses" by Kathleen Turner & Gloria Feldt - Book Review Created: Monday, May 05, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Book review of "Send Yourself Roses - Thoughts on My Life, Love and Leading Roles" by Kathleen Turner and Gloria Feldt.
    • Book Review: "Sixtyfive Roses" by Heather Summerhayes Cariou Created: Monday, December 31, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Writer and actress Heather Summerhayes Cariou recalls her sister Pam's lifelong struggle with Cystic Fibrosis, and the tensions that drove her family apart and brought them back together.
    • BBC America's "Body Image" Documentaries Created: Friday, November 23, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Girls, teens and women confront body image issues every day. With the U.S. premiere of five separate documentaries, BBC America explores Hollywood-style extreme weight loss, teenage obesity, breast...
    • Tween Dating Abuse & Violence - Facts on Tweens & Dating Violence Created: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Facts on tween dating abuse and violence, and statistics on tweens and dating violence.
    • Serena Williams, Top Career Prize Money Winner in Women's Sports Created: Monday, February 02, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Serena Williams sets a new record as the top career prize money winner in women's sports.
    • What is a Feminazi? Definition of feminazi Created: Thursday, March 08, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh frequently throws the word "feminazi" around, but what does it really mean? A look at the origins of the word, who it describes, and how it has come into wide...
    • Presidential Candidates Split on Abortion in 2008 - Does This Influence Voters? Created: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      The presidential candidates clearly split on the issue of abortion in 2008. Does this influence voters?
    • Election 2008 - Where the Candidates Stand on Women's Issues Created: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      In Election 2008, where do the candidates stand on women's issues such as abortion, contraception, preventing teen pregnancy and addressing domestic violence?
    • What is slut shaming? Definition of slut shaming Created: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What is slut shaming? What does slut shaming involve and who is targeted? Why does slut shaming happen?
    • What is John McCain's position on domestic violence? Created: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What is John McCain's position on domestic violence? Has he supported or voted against the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)?
    • What is John McCain's position on equal pay for equal work? Created: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What is John McCain's position on equal pay for equal work?
    • What's the meaning behind Sarah Palin's children's names? Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What's the meaning behind Sarah Palin's children's names? Why do they have such unusual names?

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