Ellen Snortland | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:58:26 +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 What the world needs now is more sensitive men https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/20/what-the-world-needs-now-is-more-sensitive-men/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/20/what-the-world-needs-now-is-more-sensitive-men/#respond Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:00:56 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108507 I still miss my Dad. When I think of him, one thing I’m extremely grateful for is the gentle friendship he had with his brother, Howard. Howard made my Dad’s life sweeter because of the bond they shared which went beyond blood. My wish for the holidays and the New Year is that men in […]

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Questioning authority is a hallmark of social progress https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/questioning-authority-is-a-hallmark-of-social-progress/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/questioning-authority-is-a-hallmark-of-social-progress/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:26:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107758 M any of us are having to deal with and control our fury on a daily basis, primarily due to the nonstop dumpster fires that Drumpf and his cronies set and then fan. Lethal anti-semitism! Birthright citizenship! The Migrant Caravan of Doom! Misogynist drunks on the Supreme Court! Look over there — it’s the Roe […]

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‘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/ 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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It’s Never Too Late https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/06/28/its-never-too-late-2/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:00:12 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=104534 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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