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War Against Women

The "F Word" (Why we should all be Feminists)

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Allison Berkowitz

If after considering all these things, you still feel that genders are either already equal or they don't need to be, I suppose you're entitled to your opinion.

Stop Minimizing The Costs of Teaching Girls To 'Stay Safe'

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 09.22.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

We are socialized to think that sexual assault, and having to bear the costs of avoiding it, is "normal." Children and women are socialized to fear it and we adapt our behavior to avoid or, if exercised by loved ones or friends, to tolerate it.

Republicans Are Stripping Away Rights That Others Fought So Hard to Obtain

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Mark Baer

Since the Supreme Court issued its decision, many people have suggested boycotting Hobby Lobby and other such businesses. While I support such a decision, it misses the bigger issue.

The Hybrid Halloween Witch of 2012

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Today, black magic is out, replaced by blogs and picket lines where the Halloween witch can express her complaints about social injustices without the risk of being burned at the stake.

Accused Rapist Freed Because State Couldn't Prove Disabled Victim Resisted Attack

Posted 10.05.2012 | Crime

A Connecticut court has set an accused rapist free, saying there wasn't sufficient evidence to prove that his severely disabled victim resisted the at...

If Not Now, When?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

The statistics, problems and calls to action were the same. Women are vital to corporate success, yet little has changed to meet their needs, honor their strengths or trust them to hold top positions unless there is a crisis.

The War on Women Is a War Against Everyone

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

To refuse to recognize the changing times is the worst kind of denial -- one that breeds backward-looking policies and irrelevant debate. Our society and our economy need us.

Does Facebook Condone A "Culture Of Rape"?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.15.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The First Amendment is often misused and abused. That is the case with this Facebook page (bad grammar and all): "You know shes playing hard to get when your chasing her down an alleyway." To date, it has generated almost 172,000 "likes."