I Thought Venus Should Know

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    Measurements

    A WOMAN IS OFTEN MEASURED by the things she cannot control she is measured by the way her body curves or doesn't curve by where is flat or straight or round she is measured by 36-24-36 and inches and ages and numbers by all the outside things that don't ever add up to who she is...
    bubblynng08 bubblynng08
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 27, 2013

    Men like this author are true gemsA Message to

    Women From a Man: You Are Not "Crazy"You're so sensitive. You're so emotional. You're defensive. You're overreacting. Calm down. Relax. Stop freaking out! You're crazy! I was just joking, don't you have a sense of humor? You're so dramatic. Just get over it already!Sound...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Jul 22, 2014

    Triumph Afterwards! Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Returns To School

    Pakistani girl shot by Taliban returns to school 5:39p.m. EDT March 19, 2013Malala Yousufzai is now studying in Britain after surgery to repair her skull and hearing. (Photo: Liz Cave, Malala Press Office/AFP/Getty Images) STORY HIGHLIGHTS Malala Yousufzai, 15, was shot Oct...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2013

    More Of What Venus Should Know....Walking The Talk.

    So ladies, everyone is entitled to their opinion, even if they say one thing and do another.Fortunately most of the men in my life do as they say and say as they do, and are wonderful people....but ladies..always remember actions speak louder than words!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2013

    The Rules To Always Being A Lady

    It's hard being a lady but with these rules in mind we rule! 1. Stay classy 2. Always smile at strangers 3. Say please and thank you (when necessary) 4. Chew like you have a secret 5. Modesty is not overrated 6. A little mystery never hurt anyone 7. Shy away from gossip 8...
    bubblynng08 bubblynng08
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 4, 2013

    This Group is a Celebration of the Contributions of Women and Our Struggles.

    This group after all is about what venus/ladies should  know...that's us ladies! So there is no need to listen to some arrogant sexist telling us otherwise, ...am looking forward to more joining us here to share our experiences  our wisdom and knowledge, of the struggles of...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2013

    Inspirational

    ''When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.'' ~ Audre Lorde
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Mar 18, 2013

    Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

    Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2013

    Phenomenal Woman - Renowned Poet - Maya Angelou

    March - In Honor of National Women's History MonthPretty women wonder where my secret lies.I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's sizeBut when I start to tell them,They think I'm telling lies.I say,It's in the reach of my armsThe span of my hips,The stride of my step,The...
    Skyy7 Skyy7
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Mar 19, 2013

    Raped - Hold On It's Not Over Yet!

    Paul Ryan sponsored a bill making it possible for a rapist to sue a victim in order to prevent abortion from being performed. War on women-Ladies watch your backs...this is more of what they are trying to do.
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2013

    Venus Just Spoke Out.....Go For It Sista! ( with the war on women)

    Jesus may not have been a ****, but a lot of Republicans are.After making and carrying a sign that read “Jesus was not a **** so keep him out of my vagina” a 14 year old girl and her family experienced verbal assaults on and offline. In her blog post on xojane, Tuesday Cain...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    Venus Is Speaking Out!

     Basis of Women’s Oppression It is one thing to describe the many different aspects of women’s oppression in different societies, but quite another to be able to answer questions like: “Well, what’s at the bottom of it? Why are women oppressed? ”What is the basis...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Mar 16, 2013

    A Tribute To Respect And Strength!

    Don't be a woman that needs a man, be a woman a man needs!  Respect I am Woman...Lyrics (Helen Reddy and Ray Burton) I am woman, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an' pretend 'Cause I've heard it all before And I've been down there on...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Apr 2, 2013

    The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will **** You Off ~ Gloria Steinem

    March is international women's month & I came across this article I think is suitable for honoring the women's rights movement.  Men's Rights? Just Another Name for Sexist Dogma  by Tanner Willbanks  At no point since I became a politically aware individual have I ever been...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2013

    Inspirational Muslim Women

    From thisTo this!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2013

    Noteworthy News Venus Should Know: President Obama To Appoint First Woman U.S. Secret Service Director

    What a great way to close out National Woman's History Month, ladies!"President Obama will appoint Julia Pierson, a veteran U.S. Secret Service agent and senior official, as the first female director of the agency, White House officials said Tuesday. Pierson, 53, began her career...
    Skyy7 Skyy7
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2013

    Ladies....Venus Should Also Know..About These Things Too

    Ladies....In my city here there is really a campaign against Street Harassment Perhaps there is also one in your city.....So Check it out! Economic Salary Stats For more info....  http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Think-Mras-Fail-At-Actually-Being-For-Mens-Rights/3014679...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2013

    Funny

    hehe :)  though I am glad we have men anyway,.. even if we don't need them Turning the tables on them......here; EP Link
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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