Women's news & feminist views from the Heartland

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

What happened to our freedom? TAGS: | | | | | | With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to won­der whose inde­pen­dence we’re really cel­e­brat­ing on July 4th.

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If Sandra Fluke = Prostitute, Obama = Pimp TAGS: | 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 …Con­tinue read­ing →

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The wolf who cried sexism TAGS: | | | | | Michele Bachmann’s pres­ence as a can­di­date for the 2012 elec­tion may not be the best thing for the White House, but she is def­i­nitely caus­ing dia­logue about sex­ism in American …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Case weighs sexual orientation in jury selection TAGS: | | A court case may deter­mine if sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion will be fac­tored into jury selection.

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Jeffs found guilty of sexual assault TAGS: | | A Texas jury found War­ren Jeffs guilty of sex­ual assault against a 12-year-old and 14-year-old girl.

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There is no good sexism TAGS: | | | | | Ana­lysts and crit­ics must remem­ber to judge women who par­tic­i­pate in elec­tions for their pol­i­tics, not their hairdos.

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