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Women in Politics: An Equality Emergency

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

While the mid-term elections involved the constant media coverage of several female candidates (O'Donnell, Angle, McMahon, et al), the current tally s...

Women and the Political Landscape: Unraveling Perplexing Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Who gets to decide what the narrative for women in politics really is? Is it the female candidates who choose to run? The media that interprets them to the public? The platforms they align themselves with?

This just in: The measure of a female candidate isn't in her measurements

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

I never understood the toxic level of sexism in our society until I experienced it firsthand. And then I realized something else: Politics remains one...

Schodorf's Support of Choice an Example to Follow for GOP Women

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

In the past two decades, I've often found myself asking, "Where are all the pro-choice Republican women?"

Sarah Palin's 'Mama Grizzlies' Don't Speak for Women or GOP

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Since 81% of Americans believe that individuals should have control over their own important life decisions, Palin's staunchly anti-choice beliefs are in direct contradiction of the majority of not just her party, but everyone.

Women Need an Establishment of Their Own

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

As a former Congressional candidate, I can tell you it's tough out there for women. In fact, it's more than tough - what women candidates experience c...

Jennifer Brunner: Changing the Political Paradigm

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

This post was submitted by Julie Daniels, WCF Political Programs Manager. WCF believes so strongly in Jennifer Brunner's candidacy that they sent Juli...

Elaine Marshall Wins Democratic Primary Runoff in Spite of the Political Establishment

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

I just received the best news I've heard in a while: WCF-Endorsed Candidate Secretary Elaine Marshall has won the Democratic primary runoff for U.S....

June 8 Victories for Female Candidates: What Will They Do for Women?

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

This sudden deluge of victories has forced the country to stand up and take notice of women's political power. That said, I want to ask these candidates one question: If elected, what will you do to advance women's rights?

Women + Politics = Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Internationally, America is ranked 84th in the number of women serving in the national legislature, lagging behind Afghanistan and Cuba.

Putting your money where your mouth is: Supporting women across the aisle

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Will 2010 go down in history as the "Anti-Year of the Woman?" Given the track record for women candidates already this year, I would say it's a disti...

Sarah Palin's brand of "feminism" hurts women and further divides country

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

I wanted to share an incredibly important piece about Sarah Palin with you. Originally posted on WCF's Women and Politics blog, this post echoes the s...

MIA: Women Chefs in New York Post

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beverly Wettenstein

It's disconcerting to continually read articles omitting women. Barriers to advancement persist in the professional kitchen and media coverage.

There's No Place Like Home

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Neumark

Not only is being a female CEO an advantage (in my opinion) but for the first year and a half of our existence, all employees of Great Performances