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Are We Paying Colleges to Train Frat Boys to Take Over the World?

Shay Chan Hodges | Posted 01.21.2015 | College
Shay Chan Hodges

Higher education administrators need to recognize and acknowledge that institutionalized gender discrimination -- combined with a sense of privilege and entitlement for men -- cannot be separated from the sexual harassment and misogyny that women experience both on campus and after graduation.

Hawaii Budgets $500,000 To Honor Dan Inouye And Patsy Mink

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 05.15.2014 | Hawaii

Dan Inouye and Patsy Mink are two of modern Hawaii's greatest political leaders. To honor their memory, last year the Hawaii Legislature passed a b...

Honoring Our Mothers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On Mother's Day each year, we honor our mothers. These are the women who gave birth to us, raised us and helped launch us as adults. Mothers throughou...

A Woman's Place is in the House... and Senate

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.

Women's Leadership: Solving the Chicken and Egg Debate

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Sheryl Sandberg is right -- we don't have enough women leaders. And she's right that it's a classic chicken and egg problem. No matter what the original cause of the problem is, getting more women to run for political office is a big part of the solution.

From the Soccer Field to the Senate Floor

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Sports and politics have so much in common we often use the same terminology. You know how they say strong teams have a deep bench? We have the same theory at EMILY's List, where we are always working to building a pipeline of future leaders.

'They Don't Make Movies About Boring People:' Two New Documentaries Tackle AIDS, Government

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.