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What It Means to Be 50 and a Woman in America in 2011: A Birthday Message to President Obama

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Once we hit 50, we understand life is not unlimited, so maybe now's the time to clarify our priorities. I can only assume that President Obama and his team have been thinking about and planning his legacy for quite some time. Is he on the right track?

Who Will Carry The Torch For A New Generation Of Girls?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Marlo Thomas

It seems like a good time to take stock of how far women have come in this world. From my vantage point, I can't think of a more exciting time to be a woman: We've finally reached our era of great expectations.

5 Risks First Lady Betty Ford Took For Women

TresSugar | Posted 09.10.2011 | Women

Former First Lady Betty Ford died last weekend at the age of 93. Betty wasn't afraid to share her liberal or moderate positions on social issues, and ...

Will America Kill the Equal Rights Amendment?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 09.08.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Can a country that prides itself as the leader and protector of democracy in the world, and one which implores other countries to include the word "women" in their constitutions, still not protect the rights of women in its own?

From Hope to History: It's Time to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

My two teenaged daughters want to know why we have failed them. They want to know why -- in 2011 -- the U.S. Constitution still does not state that men and women are equal. What do I tell them?

Democrats Reintroduce Equal Rights Amendment Following Walmart Ruling

Posted 08.22.2011 | Women

On the heels of the Supreme Court's controversial ruling that female employees could not bring a class-action sex discrimination suit against Wal-mart...

Let's Put It in Writing: Women Are Equal

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

Most Americans believe women already have the same rights as men under our Constitution. But sadly they are mistaken.

Equal Justice for Whom?

Patricia Ireland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Ireland

Apparently the omission of corporations from the First Amendment does not trouble Justice Scalia as much as the failure to mention women in the Fourteenth. What's his problem with women?

Put Women in the Constitution

Terry O'Neill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

The harsh reality is that men like Antonin Scalia, John Boehner and other right-wing ideologues are determined to use their power to keep women down. That is why we need an explicit guarantee of equality for women in the Constitution.

The Women's Deliberation Movement

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

In this era, we can no longer afford for deliberation, defined as "leisureliness of movement or action; slowness" to define us as women.

John Nichols, Terry O'Neill On 'Bill Moyers': Health Care Overhaul Needs More Reforms (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Moyers tackles health care reform Friday evening on "Bill Moyers Journal" in an interview with journalist John Nichols of The Nation and women's ...

Could Michael Moore Know Why Women Are Unhappy?

Kamala Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kamala Lopez

Simply put -- are women, should women be equal or not? Not implicitly equal. Not equal in New York state but not so much in Georgia. Not equal in every area as compared to men. Just equal, plain and simple?

Meet My Mom

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

My mom speaks out about turning 60.

Strange Love

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suz Redfearn

I emerged from the vet clinic toting the big pet carrier. In it was my cat Habbib. At age 19, he had just been pronounced blind, likely from his lymph...

The Dirty Word in Clean

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Do common cleaners have toxic ingredients? They might. They might not. But until we know for certain -- who here cares to continue to experiment with the health of their children?

A Line of Attack the Obama Campaign Must Answer Forcefully

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Tonight during the evening news the Republican National Committee ran an attack ad (multiple times) that featured menacing black-and-white images of H...