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Trump Doing Surprisingly Well With Women Donors

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Campaigns aren't required to report the names of donors giving $200 or less, so we can't categorize all of Trump's donors. But it's unlikely that the gender breakdown of any candidate's large and small donors are radically different.

Black Lives Matter. So Does Power. Following The Rules? Not So Much.

Anna Peterson | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Anna Peterson

Police violence is not about obeying the police or respecting the law. It's about power: who has it, and whose lives it can end.

A 40-Year-Old Woman Has A No. 1 Hit For The First Time In 16 Years

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment

Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” has hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 ― but there’s another reason to hit the dance floor besides that. With her Cari...

Marissa Mayer Calls Out Media For Sexist Coverage

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Sure, Marissa Mayer made it through the glass ceiling, landing the top spot at Yahoo in 2012, but waiting for her on the other side was a never-ending...

Need A Sexist Profile About A Female Celebrity? Use This Generator!

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts

In 2016, there’s no shortage of men writing about women in borderline deplorable ways. Just look at the Vanity Fair profile of Margot Robbie. This h...

Earning Less Money Isn't A Choice That Women Just Make

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business

Women don’t choose to make less money than men. But that’s often the criticism leveled when we talk about the gender pay gap, or the fact that wom...

Some Truths About #Swiftgate And Convenient Feminism

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.21.2016 | Women

On Sunday night, Kim Kardashian kicked off a pop culture moment of epic proportions. Via Snapchat, she released video evidence of Taylor Swift giving ...

Everyone's a Little Bit Sexist: Why Women Lock the Door to the Glass Ceiling Behind Them

Kristen Knepper | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women
Kristen Knepper

Acknowledging both our behavior towards other women and our experiences at the hands of women is a crucial step towards change. Experiences of betrayal by one of our own can feel like death by a thousand paper cuts.

Mike Pence Says Disney Made 'Mulan' To Promote Women In Combat

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics

Before Mike Pence was the governor of Indiana and Donald Trump’s running mate heading into the Republican National Convention, he was apparently a p...

How To Balance Your Budget After Paying For Your Rape Kit

The Establishment | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
The Establishment

So, you just went through the most traumatic moment of your life. All you want to do is forget that you were raped. Thankfully, you can. How? By balancing your budget!

Ghostbusters: Women Are Allowed To Make Mediocre Films

Mike Reynolds | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Mike Reynolds

Plain and simple, women are not given the same space to be in a terrible movie that men are and that is bullshit. I'm going to watch this movie because it's important to watch so many women-led movies that we start judging them by their content instead of their cast.

Confessions Of A Straight White Male

James McCrae | Posted 07.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
James McCrae

Human nature does not go gently into that good night, but the time has come to evolve past the outdated impulses that no longer serve us.

What My Kidney Stone Taught Me About Sexism In The ER

The Establishment | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
The Establishment

The good news about my research and confirmation from other women is that it means I wasn't overreacting. The bad news is that the more times women have to insist those issues aren't the problem, the longer everyone is suffering -- and the faster a fatal disaster could occur.

How Internalized Sexism In The Bedroom Could Affect Women's Orgasms

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

Britain's Next PM Is A Woman, So Naturally A Tabloid Is Just Talking About Her Shoes

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.13.2016 | World

Theresa May is set to become the United Kingdom’s second-ever female prime minister, and some British media outlets have already decided the most in...

Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Cop?

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Helen Eisenbach

1. What does the phrase "protect and serve" mean to you? 2. Are you comfortable shooting a gun? 3. Do you consider people who don't look like you to be human beings? 4. Define the phrase "civil servant."

Watch Matt McGorry Call Out An Extremely Sexist Radio Show

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women

Matt McGorry is not here to let sexist bullshit slide. Late Friday night, the “How To Get Away With Murder” actor was in a cab when the driver tu...

Roger Ailes Accused Of Sexism In The Workplace? The Record Is Long.

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.06.2016 | Media

Long before Gretchen Carlson filed her incendiary lawsuit against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, plenty of women had come forward with their own memor...

One Awful Tweet About T-Swift Sums Up Society's Retro Ideas About Female Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women

PSA: Women are not things, and their body parts are not food items. Unfortunately, Twitter user Jennifer Mayers, a self-described “wife, mother, Chr...

Fox News Sources: Gretchen Carlson Wasn't The First Roger Ailes Victim

The Huffington Post | Michelle Fields2 | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Some Fox News on-air personalities are unsurprised by the news that former host Gretchen Carlson has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit ...

Samantha Bee Decides If Sexist Internet Comments Are Real Or Fake

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.06.2016 | Comedy

If you've spent even five minutes on the internet, you know how terrible comment sections can be. If you're a woman, those five minutes mean you've pr...

What It's Like Being a Woman In The Music Industry

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 07.05.2016 | Women
Stacie Huckeba

I've been called a whore, a tease, a groupie, a sycophant and everything in between. That sh*t is not ok, but I'm guessing none of it is news for any woman who works in a male-dominated field.

Donald Trump's Rape Metaphor Says More About Him Than About Rape

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Last night, just days after appearing before what seemed to be an actual heap of heap of trash, Donald Trump compared the effects of the Trans-Pacific...

24 Tweets That Sum Up Being A Woman On The Internet With An Opinion

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women

Being a lady is hard. Being a lady who expresses an opinion on the internet can be even harder. Any woman who's ever been online knows that the intern...

An Open Letter To The Guy Who Sent Me This Message On OkCupid

Brooke Weglarz | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Brooke Weglarz

I'm sorry you struggle with insecurity like I do. In case you didn't know, your message screams insecurity. Your form of coping seems to be putting others down. Interesting how we all have our struggles.