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Charlotte Hays
Charlotte Hays
Director of Cultural Programs, Independent Women's Forum
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      Charlotte Hays

      Charlotte Hays joined the Independent Women’s Forum in 1999 as editor of The Women’s Quarterly. She now serves as director of cultural programs, where she blogs daily on The Inkwell. A former correspondent for the National Catholic Register and former feature writer at The Washington Times, Hays has been fascinated by politics since covering local politics for alternative weeklies in New Orleans. She is coauthor of three humorous books on Southern culture, the first of which was the best-selling Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral. She is also the author of When Did White Trash Become Normal?

VAWA advice for members of Congress

3:58 PM 02/20/2013

The Senate’s overwhelming vote of 78 to 22 to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last Tuesday shows the power of picking a good — if propagandistic — name.

Stiletto Nation: A tale of two sisters

9:20 AM 11/17/2010

An old friend of mine recently concluded an email by noting that The Social Network, the Aaron Sorkin movie about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, “really makes you aware of how much good luck and timing are involved with great inventions and great fortunes.”