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Katherine Fenton

In Defense of Katherine Fenton

Zach Stafford | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics
Zach Stafford

Where is the 'study' of the other people that asked questions to the candidates? Where is the publishing of their social media accounts? Where are the articles insinuating that they drink too much and that they should be shamed for asking a question that affects more than 50% of America?

Why I'm a Feminist With a Big, Fat, Loud EFF

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Soraya Chemaly

Katherine Fenton is a teacher you probably didn't know before Tuesday, when you might have seen her pose the Binder Frenzy kickoff question at the presidential debate. You know what she got for her efforts? A good and proper Slutshaming 101 from conservatives.

Lilly Ledbetter and the High Court

Simon Lazarus | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Simon Lazarus

The Ledbetter case is not simply a story of how women are denied equal pay -- though it is certainly powerful on that front -- it is also a template for strategic action by progressives in fighting over the courts that could and should be scaled up and broadly deployed.