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#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.

Always the bridesmaid, never the bride

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.

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 Speaker J. Den­nis Hastert at my alma mater, Tran­syl­va­nia Uni­ver­sity. Poor Nancy! The three dis­cussed “The Role of the Speaker of the House” as part of Henry Clay Week. More here. Look out– it’s the […]

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.

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 coun­tries for women. Accord­ing to its Web site, Trust­Law Women pro­vides infor­ma­tion and resources to pro­mote women’s legal rights across the globe. Check out the Guardian’s ver­sion here.