Note to misogynists: Women serve in the military, too.
How the U.S. military restricts servicewomen from accessing abortion on military bases is a discriminatory scandal.
"If your objective is true and pure equality, then you have to look at all aspects."
I am so proud of CPT Kristen Griest and 1LT Shaye Haver, and am excited to watch their career progress. Though, to be honest, I am also a bit jealous. They were afforded an opportunity, gave it their all, and succeeded. It is not a complicated concept. Opportunity + preparation = success.
What an incredible achievement! Against the backdrop of some of the anti-woman rhetoric of the campaign trail, two women are making history. This is a moment to be celebrated and cheered (albeit not completely).
"No more skepticism," a male colleague said of the women's abilities.
"If there were any remaining questions about whether women could serve as combat leaders, those questions have been answered."
Women need to encourage, mentor and challenge other women. Despite what hardships they may have experienced in their own careers, women should pull other women up with them, rather than paying the hardship forward.
Over 2.5 million women have slicked back their hair and donned a uniform for this country. They have honorably served, often making numerous personal sacrifices for the red, white, and blue. This film is a snapshot into what hopefully is a larger conversation about the many sheros amongst us today.
Models and celebrities typically dominate attention at any fashion show (that is, attention that isn't focused on the collections