International Womens Day: Can I get a piñata? Is mail delivered? Are bras optional? Do women in South Africa get a no rapin’ pass that day?
Tara Culp-Ressler: The political momentum for 20-week abortion bans is really about finding an initial foothold to chip away at Roe v. Wade.
Senate Women: Now, it’s the Senate as cat fight in the cafeteria — as much a caricature of women lawmakers as hand-holding besties.
Women in Office: At the current rate of progress, it will take nearly 500 years for women to reach fair representation in government.
Sexual Aggression: Researchers found that sexually aggressive men are consciously seeking out women who may be easy targets.
Sexual Violence in War: We believe that 95% of the victims are women—but evidence is coming out that we have men who are sexually abused.
Alabama Abortion Bill: Alabama politicians are upfront about their goal of this package of legislation is to end abortion altogether.
Preventing Campus Rape — Congress’ push to improve the way the government handles sexual assaults comes on after Obama’s announcement.
Gender Balance in Academia — The unquestioned dominance of white men in America is long gone, in the history profession in particular.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Republicans are fighting hard to keep alive the rotary phone days with a cast of ultra conservative white males seeking to defeat Davis and her running mate, Leticia Van de Putte.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: College is supposed to be a place where young women go to flourish, not be put in harm’s way. But this past week seven University of Connecticut students reminded us of the underbelly of sexual violence within our colleges.
Dave Zirin: Jock culture left to its own devices is rape culture. If you are a coach or parent not trying to intervene in this culture to teach young men to not rape, then you are doing everyone a grave disservice.
Patty Bellasalma, president of the California National Organization for Women (NOW) issues an open letter to Los Angeles City Council regarding sexual harassment policy