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Phyllis Schlafly

Kellyanne Conway's 'Post-Feminism' Is A Con

Charity R. Carney, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2017 | Women
Charity R. Carney, Ph.D.

White women fought against suffrage. Some of them. A lot of brave women like Alice Paul and Jane Addams took to the streets to protest and gain the ri...

Why Do So Many Evangelicals Still Back Donald Trump?

Jack Levison | Posted 10.23.2016 | Religion
Jack Levison

Why do many evangelical Christians still back Donald Trump? Because they are consistent.

How Phyllis Schlafly Turned Me Into A Radical Feminist Lesbian

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

Hearing the news that Phyllis Schlafly has passed away at the age of 92 brings up a bizarre memory that is burned into my brain. When I was in college...

Phyllis Schlafly And The Kingmakers

David Haven Blake | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics
David Haven Blake

Phyllis Schlafly, whom Donald Trump eulogized yesterday after her death at the age of 92, will go down as one of the most polarizing activists of the...

Trump At Phyllis Schlafly Funeral: 'She Was There For Me When It Was Not At All Fashionable'

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump eulogized conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly on Saturday, calling her a “strong, proud, fierce and tire...

We Don't Have To Valorize -- Or Demonize -- Phyllis Schlafly

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women

Shortly after the death of conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, people on both ends of the political spectrum voiced their opinions of her with dra...

Long-time Conservative Activist Phyllis Schlafly Dead At 92

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.12.2016 | Politics

Long-time conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has died at the age of 92, according to The Eagle Forum, a pro-family conservative organization that ...

Is Donald Trump A Friend To 'The Gays'?

Matt Baume | Posted 06.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

The point is that we don't know if Donald's our friend. He might not know himself, because he's held so many different position on so many issues.

Bathroom Panic Has Long Stood In The Way Of Equal Rights

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a restrictive law Wednesday night that bars localities from passing anti-discrimination protections for les...

Politics and Religion: Trump and the Evangelicals

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Religion
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for bet...

Iowa...South Carolina: Evangelicals and Trump

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for better or...

Recalling a Time When Congressional Bipartisanship Worked for Young Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

A plethora of child care legislation has been passed over the past four decades but programs are still available to only a fraction of the children who need them. The quality of care provided to our children in their early years remains very inadequate, especially for the poorest children.

The Trump Falls Close to the Stump

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 09.10.2016 | Entertainment
Allen Schmertzler

This is exactly what America needs, The Donald trumping "bing, bing, bong" on the stump, his new rallying song to impassion Nixon's secret reactionary social militia to come out from the political shadow to help him make America great again.

Let's Talk About Male Hormones

Lori Day | Posted 08.14.2016 | Women
Lori Day

There are good things about testosterone, like the way it builds strong bones and muscles, or makes guys grow sexy chest hair. But I'm seeing a pattern to violence and aggression and the clouded judgment that unleashes that angry poison onto the world, namely that it is usually male.

The Gay Conspiracy to Destroy Christianity -- Really!

James Peron | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

The ancient, bland doyen of the religious Right, Phyllis Schlafly -- an anti-feminist, anti-gay mother of a gay son -- has been wheeled out yet again to pontificate about "Cakegate," that sad attempt by daft conservatives to turn cakes into the last battle of the culture war.

Michelangelo Signorile

Mother Of The Conservative Movement Has A Warning For LGBT People | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Amid battles that have erupted over states banning local anti-discrimination ordinances and moving forward on “religious liberties” laws targetin...

Problems in Bed, Booze, and Beyond

George Heymont | Posted 01.02.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

It's hard to believe that five years have passed since Lady Gaga recorded "Bad Romance." But with the fifth anniversary of the release date of Gaga's album, The Fame Monster, on October 26, 2014 it's interesting to note the song's impact on popular culture.

To the Feminists Who Challenge Marianne Williamson on Women's Rights

Frances Fisher | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Frances Fisher

Feminist activists are painting Marianne as though she were some conservative like Phyllis Schlafly. Marianne has never uttered a word -- privately or publicly -- against Roe vs. Wade. Marianne supports it 100%.

100 Percent Mid-Century, Zero Percent Modern: Phyllis Schlafly's Not-So-Secret Formula For Keeping Women Disempowered

Christina Pesoli | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Christina Pesoli

Recently, Phyllis Schlafly emerged from her 1950s time capsule with both hot glue guns blazing. She took aim at the issue of income inequality and the proposed legislation to address the problem.

Why We Still Need a Feminist Agenda

Gina Messina-Dysert | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Gina Messina-Dysert

It is disappointing that Congress had an opportunity to make a statement about the status of women in the U.S. with the Paycheck Fairness Act, but instead chose to block the bill. But given the historical treatment of women in our nation, it shouldn't be surprising.

Friday Talking Points - Our 4/20 Acronym Contest Challenge

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we've noted, 2014 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for marijuana reform. The Colorado and Washington experiments are proceeding apace, and the only real question people are asking is "which state will be next?"

Equal Pay for Equal Work: A Response to Phyllis Schlafly

Jess Carbino | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Jess Carbino

Schlafly's suggestion that women should make less than their male counterparts demonstrates not only that she is still living in the 1950s, but completely out of touch with the demographic and social realities facing American women and families.

21 Political Figures You Thought Were Dead -- But Aren't

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Some of these political figures have served their countries longer than you’ve been alive. Some are nearly 100 years old. Some have even been pronou...

Phyllis Schlafly: Latinos Aren't Like GOP Because Of Illegitimate Children

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Phyllis Schlafly is doing her part to keep the Republican Party white. The conservative activist lashed out at Latinos during an appearance on the...

Friday Talking Points -- So You Think You Can Rant?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!