Ellen Snortland | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:07:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Ellen Snortland | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 ‘Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960’ opens Saturday at Pasadena Museum of History https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/09/27/something-revealed-california-women-artists-emerge-1860-1960-opens-saturday-at-pasadena-museum-of-history/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/09/27/something-revealed-california-women-artists-emerge-1860-1960-opens-saturday-at-pasadena-museum-of-history/#respond Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:00:09 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=106510 Dale Carnegie, the self-help icon said: “Names are the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” That includes women’s names. And we certainly can’t remember Jack or Jill if those names are hidden from view. Virginia Woolf also famously said, “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” Combining Woolf and Carnegie’s axioms, how […]

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Taking the long view on five decades as an activist https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/23/taking-the-long-view-on-five-decades-as-an-activist/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/08/23/taking-the-long-view-on-five-decades-as-an-activist/#respond Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:00:57 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=105781 For my 16th birthday I feasted upon Robin Morgan’s groundbreaking book and feminist clarion call, “Sisterhood is Powerful.” As I hit the last page, my life’s journey was laid out before me: I would be a champion of social justice and liberation from society’s rigid gender roles. Since then, I have lost sleep, friends, opportunities […]

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It’s Never Too Late https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/28/its-never-too-late/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/28/its-never-too-late/#respond Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:00:47 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104432 To: Women and Girls From: Louis CK Dear Women and Girls, The last year since the exposure of my, er, exposure, has been a period of time in which I have ridden a rollercoaster of thoughts and feelings. And given the brutality shown by this administration via a kaleidoscope of horrors, including Third Reich-level callousness […]

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Contagious ideas at the Commission on the Status of Women in NYC https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/04/19/contagious-ideas-at-the-commission-on-the-status-of-women-in-nyc/ Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:00:49 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=102963 predator

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Not knowing women’s history ensures we will make the same mistakes over and over https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/03/08/not-knowing-womens-history-ensures-we-will-make-the-same-mistakes-over-and-over/ Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:00:57 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101820 women’s history

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Be part of the Women’s March Saturday at Pershing Square https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/01/18/part-womens-march-saturday-pershing-square/ Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:10:19 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100630 Solidarity for Some of Us! Solidarity for Some of Us!   Yes, I know the famous labor union song is actually “Solidarity Forever!” Considering the state of our unions is currently so pathetic, it’s a reminder that “forever” is a very tall order. Meanwhile, this Saturday, Jan. 20, once again hopefully hundreds of thousands of […]

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And in with getting the old out https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/28/and-in-with-getting-the-old-out/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 14:00:03 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100141 As we approach another New Year, this is a time to reflect upon 2017 as we set some sights on 2018.    2017? Ugh. Poisonous. Putrid. Filled with psychic puking almost every morning at the astonishing cruelty and reckless disregard that Drumpf and his minions demonstrate toward fellow human beings. Meanwhile, the cascade of allegations, […]

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An open letter to my groper https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/12/07/open-letter-groper/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:00:35 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=99640 00Dear Mr. Groper, I guess “Mr.” Groper is unnecessary since I’ve never been groped by a woman, but I digress … in my opening sentence! There is so much I want to say to you that I barely know where to begin. Firstly, I finally spoke to your ex-wife. She was amazingly gracious and open […]

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My anti-jiggle stance at FOX cost me dearly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/10/19/anti-jiggle-stance-fox-cost-dearly/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:38 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=98480 Harvey Weinstein’s exposed behavior is — excuse the expression — a mere tip of the iceberg of perverts in many industries, not just show biz. Here’s a personal experience, one of the reasons why I teach women’s self-defense. It’s the late 1980s: “Hi, Jim,” I say to my supervising producer when he answers the phone. […]

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