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August 29, 2017

In October, 1982, I attended a meeting on Vajrayana Buddhism and stayed for 11 years and 11 months.  As I age, the percentage of my lifetime spent there, gets smaller.  Right now, it is 17% of my life.  What eventually became apparent is that what happened in the ashra...

August 26, 2017

Venturing to Atwater Village from anywhere that is not Atwater Village in Los Angeles can oftentimes be a long, arduous task.  Traffic and other unforeseen forces always seem to make the journey unbearable.  However, while traffic was, at times, awful, on the particula...

August 24, 2017

I just found out that the etymology for the word nice comes from the Latin word for stupid, which has, over time, morphed into a word for hospitality today.  It’s nice to be pleasant, not be controversial, to be silent about the harder social and political topics.  And...

August 22, 2017

65 million Americans are living with STIs. 1 in 4 Americans will get an STI in their lifetime. In a national survey of US physicians, less than one-third routinely screened patients for STIs. At least 80 percent of women will have contracted genital HPV by age 50. CDC...

August 17, 2017

On Saturday August 13, 2017 Heather Heyer was murdered by a violent extremist. She was struck by a speeding vehicle driven through a crowd of counter protestors. Heather was standing in opposition to a march of the “alt-right,” a euphemism for violent extremists whom f...

August 15, 2017

If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for an escape as of late.  From The Handmaid’s Tale, to The Keepers, and ultimately the latest season of House of Cards, it seems like everything that is and can be absorbed by our eyes via the digital screens in our pockets t...

August 13, 2017

 The entire team at Engaged Gaze is at a loss for words over the tragic events in Charlottesville last night. While we do not have solutions, we want to create a working page with resources for our readers. Our hearts are with all those affected by the domestic terrori...

August 10, 2017

I grow weary that we are still having this argument as a nation, so let me help people out: The Separation of Church and State is a REAL thing. I say this to you without hesitation of any kind--as a woman who was raised in church and who, as an adult, hasn’t yet abando...

August 7, 2017

It seems like this past year has been filled with equally impressive and horrible things. Two of the bright rays of hope are of two films, one animated and the other a superhero. Yes, I am talking about Disney’s Moana and Warner Brothers’ Wonder Woman.

Disney’s Moana wa...

August 1, 2017

I have not talked about it much. It is not something I like amplifying. It would not help me or anyone. Like so many, since November 8, my light has been flickering. I suppose I don’t like talking about things

which have no active solution. Shouting at the television, “...

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