Is there a stained-glass ceiling?

“A woman has to be head and shoulders above the males to be considered as a leader-and even then, there are reservations.”

Destiny? Fate? When you have the breast cancer gene

“Blue Velvet” sculpture by Minnesota artist Melody Villars. See more of her work at www.melodyvillars.com. Photo by David Bowman. Korie’s choice

Dark night of the soul

Linda MacRunnels faced more than her own mortality when she fought breast cancer

The right stuff

It’s more expensive to buy organic. But what’s the true cost?

Role Modeling

How nude modeling helps keep my body-image demons in check.

Voices from the shadows

Mona Smith uses the spirit of ancient American Indian storytelling to tell “video poems”

Kitchen-table activism

The Women’s Environmental Institute hopes to educate, mobilize & affect change with pointed questions about toxins in our neighborhoods, homes and food.

Primary choices

The Minnesota Women’s Press looks at the primary races of two strong women candidates, plus an intriguing general election candidate.

A mysterious illness changed her life

“I’m idealistic. I want everybody to not only access healthy food for themselves but for the sustainability of our planet. “-

Moonlighting unmasked

Working 9 to 9. Two jobs is a way of life for some Twin Cities women.

Rock stars

Women rock climbers are ascending the ranks

An ounce of prevention

The FDA has approved a vaccine that should prevent most cervical cancer, but only for women who aren’t yet sexually active