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Obama Nudges the Country towards Sexual Revolution with 2017 Budget Proposal

In a shockingly progressive move, President Obama unwaveringly turned the country towards education, choice, and sexual revolution (finally!) by acknowledging that teens have sex, regardless of teachers and/or parents telling them not to until marriage. The sexual revolution was legislatively proposed in Obama’s 2017 budget proposal by swiftly and completely eliminating all funds for abstinence-only-until-marriage […]

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Dear POTUS: Why Do I Have to be Someone’s Daughter to Deserve Rights?

  In the last four years, President Obama has done some great things for women: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, expansion of women’s health services under the Affordable Care Act, support for Planned Parenthood. And I was happy last night, in his State of the Union address, to hear him push for Congress to […]

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Obama Wins! Ding-Dong The Election (Season) Is Dead!

Praise the Flying Spaghetti Monster or whatever deity you do or don’t believe in… this presidential campaign season is all over but the shouting! And there is good news to report! Of course, people wasted no time celebrating (or complaining) via social media of the president’s victory. I personally loved Think Progress’ tweet, “Obama Wins. It’s better on Fox […]

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Something Of Monumental Importance is Happening Tomorrow!

It’s here!  I can’t believe tomorrow is finally Election Day.  By now you’re probably exhausted from all of the pleas for your vote.  I know I am.  But hopefully you’ve already registered and, if you didn’t vote early or by absentee, you plan to vote tomorrow at a polling station.  Well if you’re tired of […]

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Pandering and Lip Service Not Required: Romney Isn’t A Mystery On Women’s Issues

We can drone on about sound bites and rehash debate comments all we want.  We can debate the facts laid in campaign ads, and count up how many lies have been told.  We already know where both Obama and Romney stand on women’s issues, so let’s drop the pandering and lip service and be real […]

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Debate Night: You Sank My Battleship

In the third and final presidential debate, the round goes to the quip heard ’round the world (from President Barack Obama): I think Gov. Romney maybe hasn’t spent enough time looking at how our military works. You mentioned our Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we had in 1916. Well, governor, we also […]

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Debate Night: A Binder Full Of Women

So, Mitt Romney has a binder full of women. I wonder if that’s anything like the locker full of women many pubescent teens have. At any rate, this got me thinking about the good old days when I had binders for school. Or, better yet, when I had a Trapper Keeper. I can almost smell the […]

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No One Wins a (Tug-of) War on Women: From Uteri to Personhood, Why Feminists Must Reframe the Debate

With only 19 days before the 2012 election, the War on Women is intensifying. While Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s flip-flopping statements on women’s health in last night’s presidential debate might suggest a truce, you can be sure that threats to women’s reproductive freedoms are still as prevalent and ludicrous as ever.

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Is it Your Body or Not? Draw The Line, People

If you are reading this then you are using your body. If you vote, you do that with your body, too. Actually, let’s skip the dualism, your body is you. Somehow, a large percentage of people in this country have forgotten that idea. That their bodies are theirs but that yours is yours. These people remember. Sometimes people […]

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Women will play a key role in the 2012 Election!

I think women around the world had their eyes glued to the screen during the Democratic National Convention this year, when Michelle Obama took the stage. I know I did. Regal, ladylike and at the same time incredibly down-to-earth, hearts were drawn to her. The Jackie O of our generation, who skyrocketed J-Crew’s sales, and […]

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