Tag Archive | "gender"

Netroots Nation ’09 — Will Race Continue to Trump Gender?

Friday, August 21, 2009

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I’m a big believer in girl power, as is my soon-to-be fourth-grader PunditGirl. She’s all about girl solidarity especially when it comes to the boys on the playground.  Come to think of it, so are all her girlfriends.  They all …

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Sexism. It’s Not Just About Hillary Anymore

Friday, May 23, 2008

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When someone calls Hillary Clinton a bitch, it’s not just about her. It’s about me and my fellow MOMocrats and my sister. It’s about my mother and my aunts and my daughter. It’s about mothers and friends and women …

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Sexism & Politics — Where Do We Go From Here?

Monday, May 19, 2008

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I’ve been perplexed and saddened at the media’s apparent disinterest in the gender issue in this campaign. So many journalists and pundits have turned a laser focus on the issue of race, but, as Marie Cocco pointed out in …

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It Looks Like There are Two Elephants in the Room — Gender and Race

Monday, February 25, 2008

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Critics of women bloggers, and mommy bloggers in particular, want the rest of the world to believe we don’t want to talk about anything more complicated than potty training, soccer schedules and another new way to make hamburger for dinner.…

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How Many Ways Are There to Look at Women Voters?

Friday, February 15, 2008

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In last week’s New York Times Magazine article 16 Ways of Looking at a Female Voter, controversial author Linda Hirshman pointed to many studies and analyses that supposedly support the premise that, even though there have been many attempts …

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Race, Gender and the South Carolina Primary

Friday, January 25, 2008

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With the South Carolina Democratic primary upon us, I’m on pins and needles. Maybe I’m naive, but I really hadn’t anticipated the whole ratcheting up of the gender vs. race issue with the Democrats in the way that it …

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