Some of My Published Writings

In the years between 2006 and 2008, I had the privilege of working with the off our backs feminist newsjournal collective as a writer, guest editor and news editor.  The following articles were published during this time (and first) in off our backs:

On Discrimination Against Mothers as Mothers, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 1*

Radical Feminism and the Politics of Pregnancy and Birth, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 1

Join Us! Motherhood as the Work of Revolution, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 1

On Raising Bi-Racial Children, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 1

Confronting the Religious Right, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 3

A Chilling Effect: The Oppression and Silencing of Women Journalists and Bloggers Worldwide, off our backs,  Vol. 37, No. 2

American Halliburton/KBR employee gang-raped by co-workers,  off our backs, Vol. 37, No. 2

Threatened into silence: an interview with Kim (“BB”) of the “Den of the Biting Beaver, off our backs,  Vol. 37, No. 2

Men Penalize Women Who Negotiate for Higher Salaries, off our backs, Vol. 37, No. 2

When is a Dyke Not Welcome at a Dyke March? off our backs, Vol. 37, No. 2

Liberia, Chile and Jamaica inaugurate first female leaders, (Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf)(Michelle Bachelet)(Portia Simpson Miller) off our backs,  February 1, 2006

Iran: Tehran women’s peaceful demonstrations violently suppressed,  off our backs, February 1, 2006

The Rape of the Hadji Girl, off our backs, Vol. 36, No. 2

A Feminist Hullabaloo: the historic reunion of the wild sisters, off our backs,  October 1, 2007

In the years between 1989 and 2001, I created, edited and published Gentle Spirit Magazine.  The articles below were first published in Gentle Spirit.  Many have been reprinted in other publications and are available online.

Who Stole Homeschooling? Gentle Spirit Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 3

A Homeschoolers’ History of Homeschooling, Parts I-V, GS, Vol.  6, No. 9, Vol. 6, No. 10, Vol. 6, No. 11, Vol. 7,  No. 1, Vol. 7, No. 2

For Our Children’s Sake:  A Special Report on How Children Learn, GS, Vol. 6, No. 7

What the Research About Learning and the Brain May Mean to Homeschooling Families, GS, Vol. 6, No. 7

Effects of Stress and Fear on Learning, GS, Vol. 6, No. 7

Things that Make for Peace, GS Vol. 6, No. 10

My Eleven Babies, GS Vol. 7, No. 2

Responsive Breastfeeding, GS Vol 5, No. 2

Homesteading, Simple Living, Back-to-the-Land Articles:

Dutch Oven Dinners (and one Dessert!), GS, Vol. 6, No. 7

Living Simply:  How Our Family Learned to Live on Less, GS,  Vol. 3, No. 6

Feed Your Family on $200 per Month, GS Vol. 1, No. 1 and Vol. 3, No. 6

Three Days of Work, Six Weeks of Freedom, GS Vol. 4, No. 2

Food from Your Backyard Homestead, GS Vol. 4, No. 6

Chickens 101, Part 1, GS Vol. 4, No. 8

Chickens 101, Part 2, GS Vol. 4, No. 9

Wild Edible Plants, GS Vol. 4, No. 10

Homemade Soap, GS Vol. 5, No. 4

15 Years of Soapmaking, GS Vol. 5, No. 6

Home Composting 101, GS Vol. 5, No. 6

Stewardship of the Soil, Parts 1-3, GS Vol. 5, No. 4, 5 and 6

Saving Seeds, GS Vol. 5, No. 6

How to Plant Trees, GS Vol. 6, No. 8

Quilting 101, GS Vol. 5, No. 7

Plant a Medicinal Herb Garden, GS Vol. 5, No. 8

Food from Your Backyard Homestead, GS Vol. 6, No. 6

What is Living Simply? GS Vol. 6, No. 8

Rethinking the Good Life, GS Vol. 6, No. 8

*Some of these articles are available via High Beam (there is a fee). and via interlibrary loan programs.  Some are also available online.

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