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Does Identifying as a Feminist in America Matter?

During the Presidential town hall debate last week, Katherine Fenton, a 24 year old pre-K teacher asked a question about the wage-gap to the candidates: “In what new ways do you intend to rectify inequalities in the workplace? Specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn.” As was reported last […]

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Approaching 50%: Is This The End of Marriage?

Awkward moments seem to happen to me often.  I have a hard time diffusing them too.  Last week I had an awkward moment that just wouldn’t end. While paying for my bag of cat food at PetCo, I wound up in a conversation, which I completely put on the guy who rang me up.  First […]

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Domesticity Doesn’t Equal Anti-Feminist

I read a piece in the Washington Post on Sunday that is still rolling around in my head.  Emily Matchar wrote about The New Domesticity.  Basically she’s asking a simple question: is the new wave of hobbies for women around knitting, sewing, canning, cooking, etc. a step back or a step forward for women.  When […]

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A week of important news for women: Equal Pay Day 2010

Happy Equal Pay Day, everyone! We have your round-up of Equal Pay blog posts — please send us your links if we’ve missed you! The White House’s proclamation on Equal Pay Day Our Nation’s workforce includes more women than ever before.  In households across the country, many women are the sole breadwinner, or share this […]

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