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Latinas Tipped the Scale

Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff | Posted 01.20.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff

Latinas have always been a powerful force, but the 2012 elections demonstrated to the rest of the country our capacity to alter the course of an election and American history. The message remains clear: Latinas are watching, and we do vote.

Stewart: Fox News Is Basically Saying That Single Women Are 'Selfish C****'

Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

Fox News didn't have a lot of positive ways to spin Mitt Romney's crushing loss to Barack Obama, but there were certainly plenty of places to lay blam...

Mommy Wars: An Attempt to Disenfranchise Women

Anika Rahman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Anika Rahman

In this election year, women are being thrust into the political debate and openly attacked as if we were a single hot-button issue like gun rights or fracking.

The XX Voting Bloc

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Rachel Sklar

It's barely two months old, but 2012 has already been incredibly interesting -- and specifically, interesting for women. Now, more than ever before, women are positioned to be a hugely decisive engine of political power.

Devotion, Suspicion and Excitement in Louisville

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gail McGowan Mellor

In the heavily African American area of well-kept middle class houses next to Shawnee Park, in Louisville, Kentucky, people across from the polls at ...

Sam Stein

Race And, To A Lesser Extent, Gender Still Divide Dem Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Exit polls from the Democratic primary show an electorate still divided by race and gender - the former remains a wide gap in favor of Sen. Barack Oba...