what about this weekend

Reading Materials

The first novel, " A Love Story: Starring My Dead Best Friend " by Emily Horner involves musical theater, road trips and most importantly, a LGBTQ story. And the 2011 Rainbow Project has listed it in the top ten books of the year. For more information about the book, click here

How easy is it to define a "good mother?" Is there only one right model? The new book "Mothers Know Best: Talking Back to the Experts" by Jessica Nathanson and Laura Camille Tuley is a collection of essays and papers, which will give you a more academic explanation of mothering issues like pregnancy and breastfeeding. For more information about this interesting book, click here

The "Race to Nowhere" is a documentary about America's obsession with homework, papers, testing and grades. We need to understand that our kids face daily pressure in schools that we may not understand. We need to understand their feelings and their thoughts about the future. We need to watch this documentary. For more information, click here.  

Events

The Second Annual Blog for International's Women's Day from Gender Across Borders is almost here. It is happening on March 8th, and the theme for this year is "Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women." For more information, click here.

Planned Parenthood Health Systems is working hard against bills that would restrict our reproductive health and rights. If you are one of our supporters in North Carolina, do not miss the "Lobby Day" on March 1st. For more information, click here

Show your support for women everywhere. Be part of the"Walk for Choice 2011" this Saturday, February 26th. Check for more information and get your local updates (or start a walk in your city!) here