How do the views of VP Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner differ when it comes to women and fair pay? Their reactions to women getting equal pay as men tell the story.

#SOTUfem2: The State of the Union gets a feminist review

How did President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union promote feminist issues? We’ll let you (and Twitter) be the judge.

The post-welfare legacy of Bill Clinton

The New York TImes has an interesting piece up on the legacy of President Clinton’s welfare reform efforts.  These efforts were a part of Clinton’s broader re-election strategy of triangulation: the attempt to co-opt the issues and views of one’s opponents, thus pulling the rug out from under them.  In this spirit, Clinton, a baby-boomer, […]

International Women’s Day News Roundup

Happy International Women’s Day, from….a man.  Oh well, nevermind the messenger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from International Women’s Day! First off, from Time Magazine, we have a debate on the question of “Are Women People?” that addresses some of the recent issues (Sandra Fluke, mandatory ultrasounds for abortion-happy ladies, etc) and considers […]

If Sandra Fluke = Prostitute, Obama = Pimp

Yeah, someone went there: And here we have a masterful response from Angry Black Lady: Yeah, let that sink in. You’ve got the African-American President is a 70′s pimp angle, the Sandra Fluke is a whore angle, the “evil light-skinned brother” angle, the white girl subservient to the black man angle, a complete misrepresentation of […]