There has never been a woman chair of the Fed, and correcting that inequity is long overdue, but it’s also true that Dr. Yellen is the best person for the job, male or female.
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Who am I to call Taylor Swift out for only halfway fighting the feminist fight? I’m clinging onto any slight sign of feminism from a woman who is clearly not interested in empowering anyone other than herself.
The attack on Girl Scouts becomes part of patronizing trend that seeks to discredit programs that empower women to be independent leaders. That is not “religious freedom”. That is fear of strong women. Women who work together, be it to sell cookies or sing songs or make the world a better place.
Feminism, fem-in-ism . . . feminism. For days, I rolled the three-syllables around in my head, in my mouth. I said it aloud, and it sounded unfamiliar, but not unfitting. After I took the time to learn more, I did it. I took the big leap and decided that I was a feminist. I didn’t want any boys holding the door open for me. I was done with cheerleading; it was objectifying. Pay for my movie? Yeah, right. I didn’t wait tables part-time for nothing.
Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women is the largest, most comprehensive feminist advocacy group in the United States. We take action to demand equality for women. We speak up for justice. We invite you to join us.
In June, the Supreme Court rejected the class action lawsuit that charged Wal-Mart with discriminating against its women associates, denying1.5 million current and former workers a chance at justice. NOW chapters around the country have stood strong against Wal-Mart’s unjust practices for a decade and are well-suited to make a difference.
No one wants to be called or thought of as a slut. So what happens when something that only happens to “dumb sluts” happens to you?
Many public employees in Wisconsin emitted a sigh of relief today when Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi struck down Republican Governor Scott Walker’s much-contested proposal to strip public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights.
What is it about royalty, and about princesses in particular? Long after one would think that monarchy holds any meaning to a child growing up today, the dream of being a princess is still being sold, successfully, to girls. And lovely Kate Middleton just gave the princess industry a major boost.
We all know that crying is considered “girly” behavior, and not very “leaderly,” and something that should be done in private rather than public. Crying is associated with “there’s something wrong with you,” “you need some help.” So often psychological states coded feminine are considered something to be treated medically rather than taken at face value.