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NOW News Bay Area Chapter 1990-04 - Page 1. April 1990. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 12, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/490/show/482.

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(April 1990). NOW News Bay Area Chapter 1990-04 - Page 1. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/490/show/482

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Title NOW News Bay Area Chapter 1990-04
Publisher National Organization for Women, Bay Area Chapter
Date April 1990
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  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • National Organization for Women--Periodicals
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  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • National Organization for Women--Periodicals
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Transcript NEWS APRIL 1990 BAY AREA CHAPTER NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN April 3rd and 4th are the dates of the ancient Roman festival called Megalisia—a celebration of the Goddess Cybele, the Great Mother who birthed all things, gods, and people. But Cybele was not a mother in the way we think of a mother;she was a mother alive in the fullness of her own sexuality. Her worship points up the rather unrealistic attitudes that prevail these days. A mother is, by definition, a sexual being—it is the source of her motherhood! Yet, most of the population try to ignore this uncomfortable detail. How well do YOU think the celebration of mother as a Red Hot Mama would go over in the USA today? Perhaps the Sumerian GODDESS of beer would be a bit more popular. Her name was Ninkasi. And we all know about the immortality of Ceres, the Roman Goddess of grain. Her name was immortalized in the cereal we eat as a breakfast food. The simple Roman farmer worshipped Her each April 13th. Farmers would bless their fields by walking or dancing around them bearing burning torches