Equality

Other ways of being human

The term queer has come to mean unconventional folks who demonstrate how maleness and femaleness are social constructions rather than divinely assigned categories. Believing that one cannot minister with humans we believe to be "other" than ourselves, I began reflecting on how sisters have also challenged the binary.

Countering the curse of ageism

Given the accomplishments of women religious in educating women, founding schools and creating a health care system, what if, now that we ourselves are largely older, sisters across the country started taking a serious look at aging, if we read and discussed and debunked the stereotypes of old age? We could help create a more age-equitable culture.