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Amy Siskind

It's Sexist to Support Palin for Her Anatomy

Shawna Vercher | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Shawna Vercher

Setting the crazy and emotional fervor of the '08 campaign aside, it's time to take a real look at this almost-candidate -- who now might run to be the leader of the free world -- and see what she has shown us.

Miley Cyrus Meet Marcia Brady

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amy Siskind

I've already had too many conversations with my daughter before the appropriate age. How many times will the actions of our teenage TV stars prompt discussions on topics well before their time?

After a Coup d'Etat at NOW, the Future of "Feminism"

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

In 2008 we reached a nadir. For Wall Street it was the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers. For the women's movement, it was the sexist treatment of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin.

As We Exhale, How We Reached the "Letterman Limit"

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

By insulting, belittling, objectifying and jeopardizing our daughters, Letterman gave the final poke to our country's sexism slumber.

Sexism Against Conservative Women Is Still Sexism

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

How would any one of us feel if Letterman's comment about Palin's daughter were directed at our daughter? And if Governor Palin were Governor "Sam" Palin, would he dare to make that joke?