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“Changeling” – The Subject of Female Disempowerment

Changeling – The Movie The Subject of Female Disempowerment I watched the movie “Changeling” starring Angelina Jolie a few years ago, and the movie’s theme of female disempowerment is strikingly similar to my own experience. “Changeling” is a 2008 drama film based partly on real-life events that took place in California during the late 1920s.…
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The Reality – VideoPodCast 1

This Is the Truth  Click on the link above to view the video on YouTube. The transcript is below. With this initial video podcast, I will briefly explain from my perspective, the reality as I see it. In an attempt to dispel the lies, gossip, rumors, or whatever other misinformation may be out there, I…
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equality, gender equality, enlightenment, race, buddhism, peace, respect, behavior

My 4th Hospitalization and the Sunnyvale Police Department

Wednesday, February 19th my husband picked me up from Fremont Hospital. I spent one week in the mental health/psychiatric ward at Fremont Hospital after an incredibly traumatic experience with the Sunnyvale Police Department, followed by a subsequent overnight stay/hospitalization at Santa Clara County’s Valley Medical Emergency Psychiatric Services center. As soon as I arrived at…
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Praying for My Own Happiness

I’m visiting my parents in Colorado this week and so far it’s been very relaxing. It’s also been snowy and very cold! Quite a change from the sunny, 70 degree weather in California. Looking out the family room window into the backyard, the side streets, and the houses behind us, I wonder what it would…
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Taking Action for Women’s Mental Health

I have a weekly Google Search Alert set for “women’s mental health”  and every week when the search results are emailed to me, there are only one or two websites or articles where the topic has come up. The most recent events have not even been located in the U.S., they were in the UK…
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