A "social issue" is where to seat people at a dinner table. It's code for "lady things" -- these are words whose only purpose is to trivialize ideas central to our future well-being and democracy by virtue of associating them with women.
When I was 18 years-old, I spent months going from doctor to doctor. I was suffering from severe pelvic and abdominal pain. I was repeatedly treated like a dumb kid. I left each office with new fears and no answers. Then I went to Planned Parenthood.
The contrast between a strong Democratic Party and a flaky, unstable, flip-floppy Republican Party has prompted the GOP to spend the week whining and pooping their big boy pants about how the Democrats are being so mean.
You love us? Really? All of us? Even the poor, the unmarried, the homosexual, the oversexed, and the overworked?
Barack Obama has fought for women over the last four years -- and that's why we're fighting for him in this election.
The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...
I took out my rosary and got out of the car to meet with my group to go pray for the struggling women who are being yelled at by crowds of angry people waving vulgar posters out their windows.
I am appalled by the rash of regressive legislation and proposed legislation that would restrict women's reproductive health choices. I am a feminist. And that makes me radically pro-life.
Taking away women's rights is the highest, and unfortunately most legal, form of bullying.
This week the Republican Party will nominate their candidate for President of the United States, Mitt Romney. And when Romney takes the podium Thursday night to accept his party's nomination he will be delivering the most important speech of his life.
So here we have the presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, on the eve of the GOP convention, distancing himself from his party's oppressive pla...
No one among us can change the politics or the politicians in Texas in time to avert this politically motivated, disastrous misjudgment. However, we can change the tide.
Remind me, what century are we living in? Because it looks to me as if the most vocal wing of the no-longer-party-of-Lincoln would like to boot women of child-bearing age out of jobs and back to home and hearth.
Women working in technology are on the cutting edge, creating jobs and changing our world in dramatic, powerful ways. But we can't do that if politicians in Washington restrict our ability to plan our families and our futures.
The anti-abortion zealots determined to make women's health care a sacrificial lamb on the altar of partisan politics are not only back, they've called in reinforcements.
"America's Comeback Team" of Romney/Ryan will come back for women's choice, women's health and women's pay, and they will not stop until all of the progress made in the fight for women's equality over the past 50 years has been erased.