My turn: Which gender is better suited to lead?

In Newsweek, Moshe Dayan’s widow, Ruth Dayan, 95, expressed pessimism about peace between Israelis and Arabs. “I long for the old Israel…It was about living together, working together, creating a bridge. “I’m friends with so many Arabs. This government does not represent my values…Both sides think they are freedom fighters.” Three area women surprised me […]

In Search of Ponies: Java the gender-bending cat

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico In hindsight, there were clues. But that’s hindsight. I pondered them as it sunk in, as I listened to my wide-eyed friend relay what the vet was saying on the other end of the call. “She said the procedure is done,” my friend said, “and asked if you want […]

Race, gender loom in politics

By Karl Terry, PNT managing editor A professor of political science told the Roosevelt County Democratic Women this week that this year’s presidential election would be historic because it will gauge the country’s ability to deal with gender and race in a political campaign. Sue Strickler, professor of political science at Eastern New Mexico University […]

Gender gap widening

By Marlena Hartz : Freedom Newspapers Women spill across the cafeteria, with their backpacks, purses, scarves and coats strewn across tables and seats. Peals of laughter pepper their conversations. In this sea of 19 women, there are only four men. Down the hall in a computer lab, seven men slouch in chairs surrounded by 29 […]