It’s not so much the right-wingers’ war on women that pisses me off — it’s the fact that they think we’re dumb enough to buy their talking points. Case in point, a Bloomberg op-ed by Ramesh Ponnuru that attempts to make the case that the gender wage gap is nothing but nonsense: we make less […]
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Surely you have heard that the Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted to reinstate the Global Gag Rule that prevents any family planning agencies that provide information about abortion service from receiving any U.S. foreign aid. Who gets hurt? Women, children and anyone who believes the conversation about women’s issues needs to move forward. But […]
Posted in feminism, economy, workplace, identity, gender roles, tagged Barnard, Civil rights Act of 1964, feminism, Gay Marriage, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, President Obama, war on women, Women's Leadership Forum on May 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
You know the saying: the best defense is a good offense? I’m thinking, instead of expending our energy on the war on women, why don’t we wage a war for women? Right? I sometimes wonder if we women – roughly half the population and half the workforce too – have been so busy defending ourselves […]
The fight for the women’s vote ramped up this week when Michele Bachmann officially declared her run for the presidency. The Tea Party founder is pro-family, anti-government, and has proclaimed herself the champion of women everywhere. We beg to differ. She’s just one of the guys, she told Daily Beast writer Kirsten Powers: “I’m a […]