Don't sacrifice your kids to the sex gods

by Patrice Lewis -- Unless you've been living under a rock, you can't help but notice a disturbing trend over the last few decades: the increasing sexualization of children. From birth, kids more…

The doctrine of hurt feelings

by Patrice Lewis -- "Ableism," announced our 17-year-old daughter one afternoon, ticking off her fingers. "Chauvinism. Sizeism. Sexism. Classism. Racism. Genderism. Ageism. … Why does everything have to be an 'ism'? Why more…

Why I'm afraid of Hillary Clinton

by Patrice Lewis -- I've been thinking a lot about Hillary Clinton lately. Why? Well I'm worried – scared, actually – that she may become our next president. The reason Hillary scares more…

Happy Dependence Day

by Patrice Lewis -- On this weekend as we celebrate America's independence, the facts are grim for how dependent we've become. As one example, in the 1970s one in 50 families received more…

Why Father's Day is really about mothers

by Patrice Lewis -- Amidst the gifts of new ties, wallets, bathrobes and other silly offerings fathers will be opening on Sunday morning, there will be a lot of children who won't more…

Men giving up on women (and women who hate them)

by Patrice Lewis -- Remember when a woman named Jackie claimed she was gang-raped at a University of Virginia frat party? Rolling Stone magazine conducted an extensive interview with the so-called victim more…

The best-kept secret in the world

by Patrice Lewis -- Once in a while I have the opportunity to use this column as a platform to note significant events in my life. This is such an occasion. On more…