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How did President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union promote feminist issues? We’ll let you (and Twitter) be the judge.
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.
Saudi religious police detain 5 women for breaking fatwa against women drivers yesterday.
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 […]
Critique of a New Yorker story on Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Adele: “The Women of Pop: Beyoncé and Lady Gaga” by Sasha Frere-Jones.
Round-up of news about the Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart v. Dukes ruling.
The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a number of Saudi women took to the road in defiance of the kingdom’s ban on women drivers.
Saudi women break law against women drivers today in protests organized using social media.
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.