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Obama and Women

Why We Should Retire The Term 'Women's Issues'

BuzzFeed SHIFT | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women

A slew of news reports are casting Mitt Romney's performance in Monday's foreign policy debate as an effort to win women voters. Foreign policy isn't ...

Mitt Romney Mentioned Me HOW Many Times Last Night?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

By reducing all parents to mothers, and all women to mothers, candidates diminish and dismiss us, even as they are heaping us with praise.

Sexual Politics and Family Values: Let's Get It Right

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Susan Ochshorn

With all due respect to Obama, whose support for women is welcome, we're so beyond the question of free civic discourse. That we're quibbling about the right to contraception in 2012 is terrifying.

Presidential Report Card: How Much Has Obama Really Done For Women?

Allison Gaudet Yarrow | Posted 10.28.2011 | Women
Allison Gaudet Yarrow

Friday, in a White House press release celebrating the 91st anniversary of women's suffrage in the U.S., President Obama declared: "The 19th Amendme...

Obama Tells Woman "I Don't Want You To Think I'm Getting Fresh"

Huffinton Post/CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama appeared to have a bit of an awkward moment when his pants started vibrating during a campaign stop. The Senator was quick to point out h...