Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

Shades of Love

  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO: Take a behind the scenes peek at our couples photo shoot and hear their advice on lasting love! 6 Interracial Couples on Race, Relationships and Reality Styled and written by Christine Fellingham  |  Photos by Kylene White  |  Hair & Makeup by Autumn Sharp There is a saying that “Love is blind.” The couples in this story prove that it’s anything but. As their interviews reveal, falling in love and staying in love with someone of a different race is less about not seeing the color of their skin and [...]

By |February 4, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives, Life & Style|

Letter from the Publisher: Comfortably Uncomfortable with Love

Tawana Bain By Tawana Bain  |  Owner & Publisher Putting restrictions on love may determine if we ever find it. Whether it’s love of self or someone else, we are often the keeper of establishing the very barriers prohibiting self-love or the ability to love others. Love is complicated enough with the many limitations we set, and when we choose to only date within our race, our options shrink. We might be concerned about the reaction of family and friends or wonder how well they will adjust to being around people from a [...]

By |February 3, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

A Tribute to Lara MacGregor

In 2018 as part of our Most Admired Woman winner photo shoots, Lara MacGregor sits among hundreds of scarves — ready to be sent to cancer patients — at the Hope Scarves office in St. Matthews. We are mourning the loss of Hope Scarves founder Lara MacGregor, who died on January 18 from metastatic breast cancer. She was 45. By Tiffany White Lara MacGregor spent her career in nonprofits and fundraising. While she longed to start her own nonprofit, she never dreamed her own cancer journey would be the impetus that made it [...]

By |February 1, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives|

Modern Family: Back in the Saddle

While encouraging her boys to take up polo, busy mom of three/anchorwoman Jean West decided to saddle up herself. Here, in her debut column, she shares the value of getting off the sidelines as a parent. Introducing our new monthly columnist writing about family issues, Jean West! Jean is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and former WHAS and WAVE anchor and is president of The Rotary Club of Louisville. Read along as Jean tackles important issues in the family and shares about her own experiences raising three boys, who are now grown and happily settled in New [...]

By |January 27, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Letter from the Publisher: Taking the ‘High’ Road

  Happy New Year, Today’s Woman readers! Staying true to my resolution to not operate in fear — we are pushing boundaries and having the conversations that count. So, if we are going to push boundaries in 2022, why not do it with the controversy of medical marijuana as the focus? I remember my first experience with marijuana: it was short, sweet (literally) and reminded me that I am definitely a cocktail girl and not a smoker. I sat in a coffee shop in Amsterdam where I ate a brownie laced with weed. Knowing I [...]

By |January 6, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Backstage Pass — Top Shows Not to Miss in January!

  By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider   The Red Velvet Cake Wars Written by the team that brought Derby Dinner Playhouse audiences The Dixie Swim Club and Dearly Beloved, this Southern-fried comedy features the three Verdeen cousins: Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette. After having “accidentally” crashed her minivan through her husband’s girlfriend’s doublewide, Gaynelle is one frazzled nerve away from a spectacular meltdown. Not much better are Peaches, the number one mortuary cosmetologist in the tri-county area, and Jimmie Wyvette, who's desperately trying to outmaneuver a priss-pot neighbor for the affections of Sweetgum’s newest widower. When [...]

By |January 4, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Life & Style|
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