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No, ‘George Clooney’s Fiancee’ Didn’t Get A U.N. Appointment, Amal Alamuddin Did

According to her resume, she’s a world-class lawyer. According to headlines, she’s “George Clooney’s fiancee.”

Posted Tuesday Aug 12 5:00pm  258 notes
Tags  #united nations  #media  #feminism  

 
 

Iowa has NEVER elected a woman to Congress.
Could that change in November?

Iowa has NEVER elected a woman to Congress.

Could that change in November?

View HD • Posted Tuesday Jul 1 4:01pm  88 notes
Tags  #iowa  #politics  #feminism  

 
 

When high-profile men like Matt Lauer assume mothers can’t be leaders, they send our daughters the message that they have to choose between a career and children – a message no one sends our sons.

CAP’s President Neera Tanden to Matt Lauer: "It isn’t the 1950s anymore"

Posted Friday Jun 27 6:31pm  1,468 notes
Tags  #feminism  #matt lauer  

 
 

"Where Daisey went wrong is, he used Yes All Women for himself. That’s not being an ally. That’s being an opportunist…"
How a fight on Twitter over “Yes All Women” miraculously produced productive discussion, actual change.

"Where Daisey went wrong is, he used Yes All Women for himself. That’s not being an ally. That’s being an opportunist…"

How a fight on Twitter over “Yes All Women” miraculously produced productive discussion, actual change.

View HD • Posted Friday Jun 20 11:30am  76 notes
Tags  #feminism  #yesallwomen  

 
 

Republicans’ Attempt To Woo Women At Gubernatorial Debate Fails Miserably

In the most sexist way possible.

Posted Thursday May 22 2:13pm  180 notes
Tags  #sexism  #feminism  

 
 

Don’t underestimate how much antagonism there is toward women and how many people wish we could turn the clock back. One of the things people always say to you if you get upset is, don’t take it personally, but listen hard to what’s going on and, please, I beg you, take it personally.

Nora Ephron in 1996 perfectly captures why women today take Jill Abramson’s firing so personally. 

Read it. 

Posted Friday May 16 2:51pm  836 notes
Tags  #jill abramson  #feminism  #nora ephron  

 
 

Ladies, what are you spending your extra money on? 

Ladies, what are you spending your extra money on? 

View HD • Posted Wednesday May 7 4:18pm  501 notes
Tags  #obamacare  #feminism  

 
 

This weekend, Rosie Napravnik could become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby.

This weekend, Rosie Napravnik could become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby.

View HD • Posted Friday May 2 11:15am  91 notes
Tags  #kentucky derby  #feminism  

 
 

You’ve never heard of it, but there’s a radical movement to close the gender wage gap.

You’ve never heard of it, but there’s a radical movement to close the gender wage gap.

View HD • Posted Thursday May 1 8:01pm  142 notes
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Female CEO Says Man Told Her He’d Take A Job If She Slept With Him

"And the sad news is, this is one of the more professional emails."

Posted Wednesday Apr 16 2:00pm  418 notes
Tags  #feminism  #discrimination  

 
 
 
 
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