3:45 pm, July 9th | by Laura Donovan
Great Britain is facing some political trouble — so who does the New Republic magazine exploit to relay this information to the world? Duchess of Cambridge Catherine, who appears to have decaying teeth on the July 12 issue of the publication as a symbol of the dark times Britain is currently experiencing. We’re not sure why the mag chose to publish an insulting doctored photo of the royal to get its point across, but we’re not happy about it. Here are other offensive and sexist magazine covers that have been really demeaning to women in politics.
9:30 am, June 28th | by Laura Donovan
High school graduation season has ended, but memories from one’s formative years never go away–and the same goes for pictures from that time period. It’s fun to look at old snapshots of successful female ladies and wonder whether they knew as kids that they’d lead amazing, high profile lives. Many of them were high achievers from the start, so they probably always had an inkling that good things would come their way. Echoing Mediaite‘s new post on media personalities in high school, here are a few photos of our favorite political women during their late teens.
3:00 pm, May 14th | by Laura Donovan
According to the old adage, you can tell a lot about a person by his/her friends. I argue the same can be said about affiliates and work confidants.
10:30 am, May 10th | by Laura Donovan
The Internets flipped out on Wednesday when news outlets revealed that former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann landed Switzerland citizenship, leading some to believe she may be mulling over an office run in the European country. But the Minnesota Congressman says everyone needs to stop having a cow, as she has actually been a Swiss citizen since the later 70s, when she tied the knot with Marcus Bachmann.
10:00 am, May 9th | by Laura Donovan
America-loving Michele Bachmann, who said she had a rather negative experience running for president of the United States, might give Switzerland a try, as the Minnesota Congresswoman has just become a citizen of the western European country.
11:30 am, March 23rd | by Laura Donovan
Think you’re tired of the primaries? At least you’re not Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who has witnessed firsthand the exasperation among conservatives over the never-ending race, which is dragging out longer than Jessica Simpson’s pregnancy.
10:30 am, February 20th | by Laura Donovan
11:13 am, January 4th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Michele Bachmann, the only female in the presidential race, is expected to announce that she’ll be suspending her campaign.
5:02 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We love covering the inspiring, wonderful, trailblazing women who changed the world in 2011. But we’d be lying if we said all women were great. Herein, The Jane Dough‘s (subjective of course) list of those 10 women who most made us cringe, wince and feel generally angry over the past year.
10:00 am, December 27th | by Hillary Reinsberg
With the Margaret Thatcher biopic starring Meryl Streep coming to theaters at the start of the new year, feminists are suddenly looking back on Thatcher and thinking about what she did for women. Though Thatcher wasn’t at all a bad leader, talking about her decades later is forcing us to question whether a bad female leader can be a bad thing.