Inside the Republican War on Women

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Republican War on Women: Just when you thought an overly sexualized America couldn’t get any sillier about sex, Republicans have launched a campaign against the “contraception mandate”

Why America’s Relentless Assault on Abortion?

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Ruth Rosen: Along with changes in technology, politics, and debates over late-term abortions, attitudes towards women’s sexual freedom is one important reason that abortion, and not same-sex marriage, still remains the most divisive social issue in American political culture.

You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (Or Have You?)

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Ruth Rosen: These days it may be hard for some to believe, but before the women’s movement burst on the scene in the late 1960s, newspapers published ads for jobs on different pages, segregated by gender. Employers legally paid women less than men for the same work.

Controlling Women’s Bodies

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Ruth Rosen: What neither side wants to say is that this is a counter-reformation, an attempt to return women to the early 1960s, before birth control pill existed and the Supreme Court established the right of contraception in the United States.

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