Bella English

English is a feature writer for the Globe, and writes a column for the Globe South section. She joined the Globe in 1985. A graduate of the University of North Carolina and Columbia Journalism School, English also worked at the Miami Herald and the New York Daily News.

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Bella English

Educator Jean Kilbourne is honored for her work on advertising’s toxic portrayal of women

By , Globe Staff

Jean Kilbourne, raised in Hingham, lives in Newton, has been named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Her groundbreaking work in exposing the deceptive, sexualized advertising world is cited.

Circles make safe spaces for victims

By , Globe staff

Healing circles are the newest concept to counter the damage done to survivors of the priest sex abuse scandal. Boston’s Voice of the Faithful invites the pope to a circle when he is in New York.


South Shore mom starts Wicked Good Cause

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After the birth of her second child, Kristen Frazier needed help. So she started a nonprofit to help others.

Women welcome pope’s remarks on abortion

By and Cristela Guerra , Globe Staff

Some were surprised that priests can’t already grant forgiveness during confession to a woman who has had an abortion.