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My Mother Was There to Vote Hillary With Me

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 11.08.2016 | Latino Voices
Alexandra Rosas

I brought a picture of my mother along with me, the one of her working her first job when she was 14 years old.

Woman On The Verge: The Election Of Hillary Clinton

Valerie Wardlaw | Posted 11.08.2016 | Women
Valerie Wardlaw

And so it is that the moment is now upon us -- what was once thought of as impenetrable is now crystal clear. Young girls and boys, older girls and boys will remember this date when Hillary Rodham Clinton stood on the verge of hearing...Madame President.

Am I My Mother's Daughter?

Marian L. Knapp | Posted 09.14.2016 | Fifty
Marian L. Knapp

This article was originally published on What a monumentally historic day it was for women when Hillary Clinton accepted the nomin...

Why Clinton Will Win

Philip Seib | Posted 07.30.2016 | Politics
Philip Seib

Trump certainly has assets as well, primarily his ability to cultivate dissatisfaction with America's current direction. But in terms of getting actual votes on November 8, his strengths do not compare with those of Clinton. She will win.

America Has Finally Put A Woman At The Top Of The Ticket

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― In 1968, Hillary Clinton, known at the time as Hillary Rodham, was taking in the excitement of the Republican National Convention in ...

91-Year-Old Who Designed 'Offensive' Shirt Saying A Woman Would Be President Is Ready To See It Happen

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics

More than 20 years ago, Dr. Ann Moliver Ruben designed a T-shirt that read “Someday a woman will be president!” It was pulled from a Walmart store...

Ruby Rails is Right: Girls Deserve to See Themselves as Heroes

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.10.2016 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

Until there is more gender balance among leading roles in entertainment, government and corporate leadership, our sons and daughters will continue to believe the stereotypes perpetuated in the news,  media, and their everyday lives.

Hillary Clinton Leans In, Embraces Role Of First Female President

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night emphasized the historic nature of her candidacy, highlighting the possibility t...

Women Who Have Run For President Know What Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In For

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Democrat Pat Schroeder explored a run for president in 1987, she encountered plenty of people who were excited that she could becom...

Anticipation... Emancipation... Liberation... a Woman President?

Debbie Davis | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Debbie Davis

I couldn't help myself but to feel the pulse of excitement while watching the flick Makers: Women Who Make America, a movie about the "breakout" of the housewives to careerwives, highlighting Women's Lib, Ms. Magazine's impact on society, and the March for Equality.

Carly Fiorina Says She Would Neutralize Hillary Clinton's 'Gender Card'

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - Former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina said on Thursday if she were ...

Hillary Clinton to Re-Engage With UN Women's Empowerment: A Prelude to 2016?

John L. Paluszek | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
John L. Paluszek

Clinton will tell a great many of us "What's Working" in the pursuit of gender equality. Arguably, a female president of the United States wouldn't hurt.

Gillibrand's In, Clinton's Not

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

When Clinton, unlike Gillibrand, isn't on an important list of America's big political thinkers, does it matter?

Needed: A Woman in the Oval Office ASAP

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Trudy Bourgeois

It is time for us to closely examine WHY we don't support other women. Why are we scared to step out and speak up? What is the root of that fear? And why do we let that fear control us?

Is a Female President Only a Pipe Dream?

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

Before women candidates can even begin to make their arguments and present their platforms, they must face frequent verbal attacks intended to take them down a peg or more -- merely for being women. Is it too much to hope that more people grow aware of just how female candidates' behaviors are marked? Are political observers and journalists at last advanced enough to recognize when certain actions are being disparaged simply because a woman is taking them? Or do we remain suckers in a land of sophists, buying into innuendo, believing whatever's implied -- even if it has nothing whatsoever to do with the truth?

Why Haven't We Had A Woman President? (NEW BOOK)

Posted 11.25.2013 | Home

The following is an excerpt from What Will It Take to Make a Woman President? Conversations About Women, Leadership and Power [Seal Press, $17.00], a ...

Clinton: 'I Hope We Have A Woman President In My Lifetime'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton said he hopes to see a woman president in his lifetime. "I think it would be a good thing for the world as well as fo...

Laura Bassett

Progressive Group Launches Campaign For Female President | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The progressive women's advocacy group EMILY's List launched a new campaign on Thursday called "Madam President," which aims to put women on the Democ...

Hillary: The 'First Next Lady'

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

I'd say the Democrats are both in line and in love. And the nation is ready to break through the gender barrier and elect a female president. Surely, we won't mimic suffrage and wait another 50 years.

'Run Hillary, Run!'

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Half of New Hampshire's all-female congressional delegation said Friday they'd like to see Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016. U.S. Sens. Je...

Why I Won't Be Happy Until a Woman Is President

Brienne Walsh | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Brienne Walsh

For the question of inequality in the workplace to really be answered -- or the situation to change -- we need a woman in the office of President.

Why a Woman's Agenda Means More Than Her Gender

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.20.2012 | Impact
Lori Sokol

The "I Can Be... President" Barbie doll is poised to give hope to young girls around the world. The media can now join young girls around the world by focusing more on the important qualities required for a woman to become president, such as ambition, confidence, and courage.

Republicans, Weiners and My Friends

Robert Schwab | Posted 08.14.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

A friend asked yesterday whether I was planning to watch the Republican debate last night. I wasn't, and this morning, reading about the debate I realized why. It doesn't matter.

The White House Project: Making Women's Leadership A Social Norm

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

The White House Project, a non-profit organization, aims to advance women's leadership in all communities and sectors.

Madame President: What Will It Take?

Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Lee

As someone who works to advance women's equality in American politics, Presidents Day begs the same question every year: What will it take for the U.S. to elect a woman president?