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Obama’s Approval Rating Continues To Climb Post-Election

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics

President Obama’s approval rating is higher than any point in his second term. Expectations for Donald Trump’s presidency are mixed. And it should...

You're Voting For Him! (Said The Husband To His Wife)

Rebecca Warner | Posted 10.28.2016 | Women
Rebecca Warner

I've come to the conclusion, and it could certainly be skewed, that we are not only the sum total of our experiences, but the product of our interpretation of those experiences. These form the foundation of our beliefs.


Martha Burk | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Seemed like only seconds after Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" in the final debate that women retaliated. In what Glamour magazine...

Is Donald Trump Trying To Lose The Women's Vote?

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON― As GOP operatives wonder aloud whether presidential nominee Donald Trump might be losing this election on purpose, women’s rights grou...

No-Tax-Return Trump's Tax Fix For Women

Martha Burk | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Donald Trump is still stonewalling on releasing his tax returns, with no sign of a reversal in sight. He obviously doesn't want to reveal how the tax code favors him as a certified one-percenter. But he has no problem bloviating on so-called tax fixes for the nation's majority -- women.

Every Woman Deserves Applause Today - Regardless of Political Party or Beliefs

Joan Michelson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Joan Michelson

(Photo credit: Whether you're a conservative Republican, a progressive Democrat, an Independent, or a political atheist, if you're a ...

Moms Deserve More Than Lip Service From Candidates

Martha Burk | Posted 05.06.2017 | Politics
Martha Burk

If Trump really loves women and is serious about getting their votes, let us hear his plan to fix a system that doesn't work for moms. The majority of mothers, like fathers, now work outside the home -- they need the money to support their families.

Women Are Not Idiots, Governor Kasich

Martha Burk | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Martha Burk

Sorry, John. Female voters are listening carefully -- very carefully -- and women are not stupid. They know doublespeak when they hear it, and they just got an earful of it from you.

The Importance of Telling the Story -- Crusade for the Vote

Joan Wages | Posted 11.16.2016 | Women
Joan Wages

As we work to inspire, educate and empower others by integrating women's history as part of the distinctive culture of the United States, we applaud the writers and producers of Suffragette who recognized the need to expand awareness about this significant moment in Britain's history.

One Woman Onstage Won't Save the GOP

Martha Burk | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

As for issues like paid family leave and keeping Social Security intact that would make the lives of women better, Carly Fiorina's campaign statements are resoundingly silent.

The Republican Debate -- Who's the Loser?

Martha Burk | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Elbowing for the bottom rung has been fierce, but there's plenty of material on those we know will be on the podium. Whether you tune in to the Republican debate or not, know this: No matter who wins, women lose.

7 Things America's First Female Presidential Candidate Can Teach You

Nicole Evelina | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Nicole Evelina

Nope, Hillary wasn't the first. Before her there was Victoria C. Woodhull. I hear you asking, "Victoria who?" Most people haven't ever heard of this 19th century female suffrage icon, but she was a revolutionary woman before her time. Here are seven things she can teach us about being strong, modern women.

Women's History Inspires an Invincible Attitude

Joan Wages | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Joan Wages

The fact is, Susan B. Anthony was a remarkable woman, and as February 15th was her birthday, it seems a good time to honor her lifetime of advocating for women's rights by sharing a bit about her in this week's post.

Celebrate MLK, But Honor One Who Went Before Him

Martha Burk | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

Known by all as the strongest advocate for equal rights for African Americans using non-violence, King has become a giant in the history of the quest for civil liberty and social justice.

Showing Their Strength: Women of Color an Undeniable Force Among American Voters

Maya L. Harris | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Maya L. Harris

As the fastest-growing segment of the nation's largest voting bloc and the most active segment of the emerging majority vote, women of color are a key voting bloc with the power to affect electoral and policy outcomes.

Why I'm Ignoring Kimberly Guilfoyle (And You Should Too)

Jaime Zucker | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Jaime Zucker

While she does not say at what age the experience switch shifts on, we can guess from her next quip that it must be around the time young women stop receiving messages on Tinder.

Women: Turn Out Before Your Rights Are Turned Back

Martha Burk | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Females are the majority of voters, and they're a super-majority when they're joined by men who care about them. Women can control any election, and we'd better make it happen. If not, super-conservative legislative majorities will control our most private decisions.

The Women's Vote: Ebola or Equal Pay?

Martha Burk | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Ebola-hawking candidates are trying for a bait and switch, but my bet's on women. Voting for someone who plays on Ebola fears while denying female workers a chance at equal pay is a fool's game -- and female voters are not fools.

Women, Vote Yourselves a Raise

Martha Burk | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

America goes to the polls in less than 3 weeks, there's a lot at stake for the majority of voters -- namely women. Unfortunately women also make up another majority -- those working for our pathetic $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

Women and the Elections: What's at Stake?

Martha Burk | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Love it or hate it, we're in the home stretch of election season and we'd better start thinking about how we're going to vote. Especially women and the men who care about them.

Finally: A Solution to Your Outrage About the State of Women's Rights

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Morra Aarons-Mele

If you live in New York State, you can actually help change things and codify equal rights for women by voting for the Women's Equality Party on Election Day.

Women, Hobby Lobby and the GOP: Hell to Pay in November?

Martha Burk | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Republicans have been saying that the "war on women" Democrats accuse them of waging is a fake issue. Really? If it's not a war, it's one hell of a frontal assault. We'll see if women remember in November.

Advice From My Mother And Grandmother, From Chelsea Clinton (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2014 | Home

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, had a brilliant response to the question, “What is the best advice your mother gave you?” ...

Presidents Day: Time for a Female in the White House?

Martha Burk | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

This year on President's Day I want to honor our female presidents. Oh, I forgot. There aren't any. You'd think it was against the law or something. It probably would have been if the founding fathers had thought of it.

93 Years of Women Voting: Are We Using This Right to Drive the Change We Need?

Kate Michelman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Women
Kate Michelman

Today, as we celebrate our hard-fought right to vote, let's remind women of the importance of leveraging that right to ensure full participation in electing and re-electing leaders who are committed to women's equality.