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.
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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.
The Independent Women’s Forum, a tiny conservative women’s organization founded to counter the progressive feminist movement, is learning that telling an enormous lie can be embarrassing.
As we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, we are compelled to honor the bravery of women who came before us; resolve to finish the job for full constitutional equality within our lifetimes; and recognize the unbreakable link between the status of women worldwide.