Gloria and my life

When it is officially announced that actor Mary McDonnell is going to portray writer and activist Gloria Steinem in Emily Mann’s play Gloria: A Life, I instantly realize something. The first and most evident fact I am immediately sure of upon hearing this news is that I am not going to miss this opportunity to [...]

AN AFTERNOON WITH MARY MCDONNELL AT FREDONIA’S COLLEGE OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

PART I: THE BURDEN OF PERFECTION, BY CHRISTINE ROGERS   On Saturday October 20th, Mary McDonnell came back to her Alma Mater, SUNY Fredonia to talk to the theater and film students and have a public conversation, on the occasion of the homecoming weekend. Truly at ease and grounded in her home and roots, Ms. [...]

To be independent

A few weeks ago, I had a very interesting conversation with two female friends about what being independent means for us women (one of the upsides of having smart women as friends is that they are always brimming with good ideas and open to discuss relevant topics!) Our chat proved that this subject is far [...]