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Will the Whining Ever Stop? How Telecommuting Helps Us All

(3) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 5:11 PM

It sure does seem like Hillary Clinton was on to something when she suggested American women are a whiny bunch. A new report released this month by the University of Texas at Austin may now give women something else to complain about.

The not-so-terribly-surprising study...

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STEM Title IX Before it Hits the Classroom

(25) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 5:22 PM

This week marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, legislation intended to prevent gender discrimination at educational institutions, namely in athletics. So it's no surprise that feminist groups on the left and the White House -- through its Educate to Innovate campaign -- are using this...

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Public Office Isn't for Everyone

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2012 | 1:20 PM

On Friday, I joined PBS's To the Contrary to talk about the shortage of women in elected office. The segment revolved around She Should Run (SSR), a bipartisan, non-profit dedicated to "dramatically increasing" the number of women in elected office.

While the conversation was limited to...

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The Proposal Farce: Entertainment Coupled With Anti-Marriage

(15) Comments | Posted February 13, 2012 | 4:36 PM

Call me old-fashioned, but when a man gets down on his knee and talks about building a life together, I expect to hear the words, "Will you marry me?" at the end of the sentence.

That's why I found myself genuinely confused last week while watching the ABC hit-drama...

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Why Can't Girls Just Be Girls?

(7) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 2:03 PM

While much of the radical feminism of the 1960s and '70s has fallen by the wayside, some dangerous flotsam and jetsam trail in its wake -- namely, a robust effort to muzzle imaginative play for girls.

This is the message behind a new, anti-Disney princess picture making the rounds...

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Title IX And The Trouble With Quotas

(12) Comments | Posted January 18, 2012 | 2:20 PM

April marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, legislation passed to ensure educational institutions do not discriminate on the basis of gender. That's why the American Association of University Women recently held a "Tweet-Up" with Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

Four decades after the...

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