Conversation Starters 3/14/17
What are you thinking about what is going on in the world? Here’s the top stories from women, ministry, and world news this week.
by Alanna Vagianos, The Huffington Post
“It’s your job to be yourself. Someone will like you anyway.”
by Lena Wen, NPR
On Christmas Day, I found out that I was pregnant. It was the best present I could have hoped for. My husband and I have wanted to start a family for years, and we could not wait to share the news with our loved ones.
by Dan Bilefsky, The New York Times
When Nicola Thorp was sent home for refusing to wear high heels to her job as a receptionist in London’s financial district, she did not cower in her sensible flats. She got even.
by Bob Bland, Bustle
After we were arrested for peacefully occupying the Columbus Circle intersection in front of Trump International Hotel on Wednesday, my fellow organizers and protesters and I were in high spirits.
by Andrea Bottner, The Hill
Many people know that March is Women’s History Month — a time when our country celebrates the contributions women have made to politics, history, culture and society. What many people don’t know is that March was designated as Women’s History Month in 1987 by Ronald Reagan.
by Joe McCarthy, Global Citizen
Loganberry Books in Cleveland, Ohio, is turning the status quo of literature inside out for Women’s History Month this March.