Category Archives: U.s.

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

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.

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

What happened to our freedom?

As I celebrated July 4th this year, I asked myself what freedom means to me. Here I am with my lovely lady.

With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to won­der whose inde­pen­dence we’re really cel­e­brat­ing on July 4th. Read More →

This election is a matter of life or death

One woman’s health scare gives insight into why women should sup­port Barack Obama’s re-election. Read More →

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 Read More →

The (real) end of “don’t ask, don’t tell”

The repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” starts Sept. 20. Read More →

The wolf who cried sexism

Michele Bachmann’s pres­ence as a can­di­date for the 2012 elec­tion may not be the best thing for the White House, Read More →

Case weighs sexual orientation in jury selection

A court case may deter­mine if sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion will be fac­tored into jury selec­tion. Read More →

Jeffs found guilty of sexual assault

A Texas jury found War­ren Jeffs guilty of sex­ual assault against a 12-year-old and 14-year-old girl. Read More →

There is no good sexism

Ana­lysts and crit­ics must remem­ber to judge women who par­tic­i­pate in elec­tions for their pol­i­tics, not their hair­dos. Read More →

Kansas to test abortion regulations in federal court?

Drs. Her­bert Hodes and Traci Nauser of the Cen­ter for Women’s Health, may chal­lenge anti-choice politi­cians, in Kansas, with a law­suit. Read More →