Tag Archives: Women

Celebrating women, one woman at a time


Proud to be a woman? Tell Her­linked how you cel­e­brate your wom­an­hood as we cel­e­brate women every­where! Read More →

#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 →

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride

Is Hol­ly­wood finally start­ing to wake up to its woman prob­lem? What we’re hear­ing from peo­ple who write about and are part of the Amer­i­can enter­tain­ment indus­try is that there just isn’t enough. There aren’t enough good roles for women. There aren’t enough women pro­duc­ing, whether on the busi­ness or the cre­ative end. Read More →

Five Saudi women arrested for violating driving ban

Saudi reli­gious police detain 5 women for break­ing fatwa against women dri­vers yes­ter­day. Read More →

Quick hits: Kentucky women’s news

For­mer Speaker of the House and cur­rent Minor­ity Leader Nancy Pelosi shared a stage with Speaker John Boehner and for­mer Read More →

Show runners: The women of pop”

Cri­tique of a New Yorker story on Bey­oncé, Lady Gaga and Adele: “The Women of Pop: Bey­oncé and Lady Gaga” by Sasha Frere-Jones. Read More →

Once again, we find ourselves trying to figure out what the hell Antonin Scalia is saying

Round-up of news about the Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart v. Dukes rul­ing. Read More →

Yesterday’s Saudi Women2Drive protest

The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a num­ber of Saudi women took to the road in Read More →

Saudi women take the wheel

Saudi women break law against women dri­vers today in protests orga­nized using social media. Read More →

Reuters’ map of world’s most dangerous countries for women

Trust­Law Women, the newest addi­tion to the Thom­son Reuters Foun­da­tion, pro­duced a map and info­graph­ics illus­trat­ing its sur­vey of the world’s most dan­ger­ous Read More →