Hobby Lobby Contraception Protest

Hobby Lobby Burbank Protest

Ruth Dawson: The Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los Angeles is organizing a protest outside of the new Hobby Lobby store in Burbank on Saturday, October 11 from 12:00-2:00 pm.

Link Between NFL Head Injuries and Domestic Violence?

NFL Domestic Violence

Dave Zirin: If the owners won’t have a discussion about the connection between their sport and horrific post-concussive syndromes like ALS and early-onset dementia, are they really going to talk about links between head injuries and domestic violence?

Rice Domestic Violence Video

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Anthony Samad: For years our culture has condoned men “manhandling” women that stepped “out of their place,” in the same way society reinforced racial hierarchies when people of color (regardless of what color) exerted any sense of equality.

Supreme Court Backs Anti-Choice Zealots

Anti-Choice Zealots

Larry Wines: How long before someone who is already emotionally distraught feels threatened by some screaming zealot whose tonsils are coming out of his mouth, and she pulls out her .38 and splatters his head all over the sidewalk?

Unrealistic Portrayal Of Women’s Bodies

Truth in Advertising

Tara Culp-Ressler: So are we getting closer to a tipping point where unrealistic images of women’s beauty are going out of style? Are brands starting to recognize that photoshopping hurts their bottom lines? Will TV viewers start rejecting contestants who are unrealistically thin?

Why Do We Only Remember Bra-Burning?

Bra-Burning

Jennifer Lee: Only nine of the 100 statues in National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol building are of women. Not one of them is a woman from the women’s liberation movement.

Men’s Magazines and Sexual Boundaries

Objectifying Women

Tara Culp-Ressler: There are serious consequences to this pervasive cultural attitude about women as objects of men’s desires. When men believe that they are entitled to sex, they often respond violently when women deny it from them.

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