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Binders Full of Women: More Than a Meme

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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The blogosphere loves a good meme. Who doesn’t like a little Ryan “Hey Girl” Gosling (especially that feminist Ryan Gosling!) or some bad-ass Texts from Hillary. They’re good fun with a grain a truth — women’s collective …

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I’m Ready for Equal Pay. How About You?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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When I was first starting out as a young journalist, I believed there was no question that I would get paid the same salary as men doing the same job. After all, we’d come a long way, right? Women were …

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Don’t Know What to Tell My Daughters on Women’s Equality Day

Friday, August 26, 2011

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  I sometimes use my experiences as PunditGirl’s mother as a lens through which to view issues that are important to me.  But PunditGirl isn’t the only daughter in my life.  I also have two adult step-daughters.  They don’t need …

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Supreme Court Tells Women to Shut Up and Go Home — Again

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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The Supreme Court has told one and a half million women who work at Wal-mart, in essence, be grateful you have jobs even if you make less money and get promoted less than men.  Now, shut up and go home.…

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Five Things This Feminist Mom is Grateful for on Mother’s Day — A Reprise

Sunday, May 8, 2011

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This one was one of my favorites from last year.  So I figured — if it was good enough for Mother’s Day 2010, it should still be good for 2011! Sure, I get to leave the dishes in the sink …

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One Day for Women? I’d Say We Need All 365

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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007 gets schooled by “M” on International Women’s Day. What do you say — Judi Dench in 2012? And I think Daniel Craig might look better as a redhead.…

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White House Report Says Women More Likely to Have a College Education, but Still Earn Less

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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The White House chose Women’s History Month to release a new report on the status of American women called “Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being.” The good news is that it’s the first comprehensive report in …

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President Obama and the Chamber of Commerce: Bad News for Women?

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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When I saw news clips of President Obama walking across Pennsylvania Avenue to make a much-lauded speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the first thought that came into my head was, “Well, there’s one more stake in the heart …

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Is Fair Pay Dead in Minnesota?

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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I’ve never been to Minnesota, but I’m a big fan — I like it’s current Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken (’cause he was smart enough, good enough and gosh darn it the voters liked him!), someone was …

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Writing, writing, writing!

Friday, November 19, 2010

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Yup, still nose to the computer keyboard here for the never-ending manuscript edits!  But that doesn’t mean you can’t find me some other cool places in the blogosphere! There’s plenty of blame to go around for the failure of the …

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Things That Made Me Mad Today — Editing My Manuscript Edition

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Man, this writing and editing a book is a lot of work!  While I’m trying to get things finished here, there are things I want to write about, but don’t have enough time for.  So I’m putting them in my …

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It’s Time for “Equal” to Be The New “Good”

Monday, May 24, 2010

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Do I really have to put on my “good girl” face if I want to be treated fairly by employers rather than just having a straightforward conversation about why I, as a woman, am deserving of equal pay for equal …

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