Senate candidates Kamala Harris, Donna Edwards, and Catherine Cortez Masto By Ann Friedman Every election year, after the votes are counted, everyo...
It's Women's History Month, the perfect time to reflect on the sacrifices of the countless women who came before us, celebrate the triumphs and achievements we've had, and recognize what we need to do to continue down the path to progress.
Yes, the old white guy is the radical, and I'm thrilled that his ideas are getting national attention, support and legitimacy. But there's no denying that had Bernie been Bernadette you'd have to get tied to a stake to feel the Bern.
History has shown that Americans will, and have, accepted unlikeable leaders, when individuals possess exceptional talent. But in 2016, likeability, not talent, may be the most important attribute going, because it insures amnesty for insults, snarky come-backs and wild accusations.
Should Hillary Clinton become the next president of the United States, her victory would historic. However, we don't need a female president to prove ...
"I hope that no one will ever tell a girl that there is something she can't do because she is a girl."
International Women's Day is a time when we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. It's also a time when organisations, including Womankind Worldwide, make a rallying cry to ensure that the momentum for change in women's rights and gender equality continues. The fight is not over yet.
Our democracy was built for compromise. It was designed to encourage debate and discussion, and it was designed to value the skills and leadership traits women in particular bring to the table.
In December of 2015, Hillary Clinton had a 31-point advantage nationally to Bernie Sanders in our current primary election. In less than six months, she has gone from being pretty much guaranteed to be the Democratic nominee to barely squeaking by with her tight wins over Bernie in Iowa and Nevada. How did this happen?
What do old political activists do when they no longer have the strength to knock on doors or dial for votes? They sit around the senior living center and figure out what they CAN do.
Denigrating icons of the social movement before yours who misspoke does not move that agenda forward, if anything it is a diversion from real change.
Adding a woman to this list has been a long time coming; women having been running for the highest executive office for almost 150 years. For as long as they've been running, their ability to serve as commander-in-chief has been questioned. Often the scrutiny comes in the form of gender-based put downs and attacks.
Hillary has proven her ability to use the status she gets via marriage and her own hard work to help other women. She has highlighted domestic violence, sex trafficking, equal pay, equal rights, reproductive rights, and universal health care.
The hyper-masculinity that has taken over the Republican race for president clouds the conversations we need to be having on the campaign trail, on the debate stage, and on the Sunday-morning talk shows.
Haley's presentation last night was impeccable. She hit the right notes, powerfully showcasing her qualifications while connecting with the American public. She was confident, clear, and composed.