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Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer: “Lean In” and Get Your Butt to the Office!

February 25, 2013

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Lean in! Take charge! No fear! Out with flex-time! In with face time! These are the messages two of the highest profile working mothers in America are sending to the rest of us. If  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, …

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What Happens to Global Women’s Issues Without Hillary Clinton?

February 21, 2013

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What’s going to happen to America’s global women’s and girls initiatives without Hillary Clinton? Clinton was a champion for women and children around the world in a way no other Secretary of State before her.  She’s brought money, attention and …

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My Six Favorite Hillary Clinton Moments

January 30, 2013

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  Hillary Clinton is now a retired woman. She has officially stepped down from her post as Secretary of State. She’s no longer a U.S. Senator or First Lady. She’s not waging a presidential campaign — yet. And those pesky …

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Over the Top Hillary-Bashing

January 24, 2013

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Like I alluded to yesterday, some things will never change for Hillary Clinton Image via The Newseum

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Roe v. Wade in Black and White

January 22, 2013

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Forty years doesn’t seem like all that long ago — especially for someone like me who is over 40! But on the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade  Supreme Court decision that guaranteed that women’s access to …

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Crow After Roe: What You Should Really Know on Roe v. Wade’s 40th Anniversary

January 21, 2013

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Robin Marty and Jessica Pieklo, two of my compatriots at our group project The Broad Side, have been working long and hard on their book about what has happened to women’s reproductive rights since the Supreme Court decision …

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What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 15, 2013

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In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

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Lessons for My Daughter from Anne Hathaway

December 18, 2012

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Every now and then there are times when parenting, feminism and sexism collide.  When they do, you know I have to write about them! By now, you may have seen Matt Lauer’s interview with Anne Hathaway on the Today Show …

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Will Nikki Haley & Jenny Sanford Launch the GOP “New Girls” Network?

December 12, 2012

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  Jenny Sanford could become the next female member of the U.S. Senate.  Jenny who? Remember Jenny Sanford? The wronged former first lady of  South Carolina? The one whose husband coined the euphemism “hiking the old Appalachian Trail?” She’s never …

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You’re Not a Feminist, But …??

December 7, 2012

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I’m not quite sure which feminist wave I fall into, but I am one. I’m proud to say that even though there are many young women these days who often start their sentences with, “I’m not a feminist, but …”

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The “Morning After” Pill: Coming Soon to a Teen Near You?

November 28, 2012

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The Plan B contraceptive pill should be made available to teen girls under 17. That’s the new advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics and I agree wholeheartedly.   As far as I’m concerned, Plan B, otherwise known as “the morning …

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Nancy Pelosi Smack Down!

November 14, 2012

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A good photo opp is worth a thousand words.  And that’s what we got as Nancy Pelosi announced she will stay in her leadership role in the Democratic Party, after speculation that she might step aside once President Obama …

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