As an unabashed Pittsburgh Steelers fan living deep in enemy territory going on a decade now, I’m used to getting insufferable emails, Facebook posts, and tweets from friends who are unfortunately, New England Patriots fans. I still love my misguided friends despite this complete lapse in judgement. When I opened my email last week from one [...]
National news coverage this month has been dominated by the exposure of the extramarital affair of CIA director David Petraeus. Oddly enough, Petraeus is not the key player in this story – at least as told by the media. Rather, a national spotlight has stalked not Petraeus, but his mistress: Paula Broadwell. And it’s been [...]
Sure the election is over, but Emily Heist Moss still worries that she’ll have to spend the rest of her life defending her rights.
This post is originally published at National Women’s Law Center and is cross-posted with permission. Advocates serving survivors of domestic violence know that survivors face a number of pressing needs – including safety or shelter or immediate access to cash. Many advocates and survivors may not think about tax issues when they are dealing with those others. [...]
Leslie Gore recorded “You Don’t Own Me” in 1964. Much to her chagrin and mine, she’s still singing it…Don’t forget when you vote on the 6th. 2012 1964
From registration to mobilization, this election has its challenges. But with a little help from some friends, AAUW and Fem2pt0 are ready to take it all on. This Tuesday, September 18, at 2 p.m. ET, we’re hosting a tweetchat to tackle questions about voter registration and inspiration. Sandra Fluke will be on hand to talk [...]
Hanna Rosin’s new book, The End of Men, came out yesterday. While I haven’t yet read it, I saw her recent New York Times Magazine cover story and watched a couple of her Daily Beast videos. Rosin’s overall message is that today’s economy favors women over men. While the three Alabama wives Rosin follows in [...]
Picture this: a group of 2,000 women entrepreneurs that are trained and armed with business development and technical knowledge to expand their businesses. Who says they can’t, and they won’t, change the world?
At the Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), we like to call them a “ShEntrepreneur”—emphasizing “she” and “entrepreneur” as a way to put the force of language behind our work to empower women as entrepreneurs.
More than a thousand laws have been introduced threatening reproductive freedom, abortion access, women’s healthcare, and birth control. The Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have ensured working women equal pay for equal work, was struck down in the Senate. And we still don’t have an Equal Rights Amendment to resolve all of these issues in [...]