Tag Archive | "sexism"

Benghazi Hearings: Now With a Dose of Sexism!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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  I don’t know why I’m still surprised by the sexism that continues to exist at media outlets today, especially when it comes to anything Hillary Clinton does or says. Even with analysts and talking heads proclaiming that she is …

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Lessons for My Daughter from Anne Hathaway

Tuesday, 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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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is Not a Sex Symbol

Friday, December 2, 2011

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So my friends over at the Curvy Girl Guide (if you haven’t checked them out, you MUST) brought this movie poster to my attention for the remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  As Hollywood movie posters go …

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Miss Representation: A Must See Movie

Friday, October 21, 2011

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  “You can’t be what you can’t see.” That’s how the award-winning film Miss Representation begins, a movie that takes a critical look at negative portrayals of women in the media and how that undermines the ability of today’s generation …

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Michele Bachmann and Newsweek

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Many political observers thought that when Hillary Clinton gave us those 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling, that finally, FINALLY, women were going to be taken seriously as leaders.  Unfortunately, those in the media who are more concerned with …

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Five Pieces of Advice for Michele Bachmann from Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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I know Michele Bachmann and Hillary Clinton are at complete opposite ends of the political spectrum, but now that the congresswoman from Minnesota has made her 2012 presidential bid official, she should prepare herself for the inevitable increased amount of …

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Supreme Court Tells Raped Cheerleader to Go Home

Thursday, May 5, 2011

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The Supreme Court of the United States just told a sexually assaulted high school girl to shut up and go home. They didn’t say it in those words exactly, but that was the effect of the high court’s decision not …

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Can the Women of the Supreme Court Help the Women of Wal-Mart?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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A couple of months ago, I wondered what would happen for about 1.5 million women when the Supreme Court got its hands on the class-action, gender-discrimination lawsuit against corporate giant Wal-Mart. That’s the approximate number of plaintiffs in the case …

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Politics and Snow — Bring It On!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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It’s been a busy week for me at Politics Daily!  You can find me over there this week – When the likes of Chris Matthews become equal opportunity insulters when they toss around terms like “Balloon head”  and “makeup salesperson” …

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Is 20 Years Too Long to Wait for a Smack-down Between Anita Hill and Virginia Thomas?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Twenty years is a long time to hold a grudge.  Not that something like that is beyond me — tick me off in just the right way, and I can carry that grudge until it gets good and heavy!  But …

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The Great Conservative Double Standard of Krystal Ball

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Krystal Ball (yes that is her real name!), the Democratic candidate in the 1st Congressional District of Virginia, could be the undoing of conservative women who’ve complained for years that they’re the true victims of sexism and that left-leaning women …

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Can Conservative Women Be the Victims of Sexism?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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I was honored to be in on a great conversation this week for the Politics Daily online politics talk show Woman  Up — Your Antidote to Too Many Men on Your TV Screen! Interestingly, the topic this week in light …

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