4:40 pm, March 8th | by Colette McIntyre
Today is International Women’s Day, a holiday meant to raises awareness of women’s achievements around the world. To learn more about International Women’s Day and its fascinating political past, click here. In honor of the day, we’re sharing some of our favorite celebratory tweets from some of our favorite women of Twitter.
3:30 pm, December 4th | by Carmen Shardae Jobson
A charity auction of Sandra Fluke’s time was closed two days early. It was not due to lack of interest, however — quite the opposite.
12:30 pm, September 6th | by Maggie Murphy
What do Judy Blume and Sandra Fluke have in common?
4:13 pm, August 30th | by Laura Donovan
Sandra Fluke is welcome at a lot of places, but the RNC doesn’t seem like one of them, so it’s a shock to learn that she’s making an appearance at the event today, even though it is of course in protest of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
3:45 pm, August 8th | by Laura Donovan
The dust has settled on the Sandra Fluke-Rush Limbaugh debacle, and the Georgetown law graduate appears ready to address it again — and in a manner that shows how President Barack Obama is capable of making the country a better place for women, unlike rival Mitt Romney.
12:30 pm, June 24th | by Laura Donovan
5:45 pm, May 8th | by Laura Donovan
Though the dust has settled on the Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke debacle that we thought would never end, people everywhere — particularly women — still actively cry misogyny at the conservative radio host, and he has responded to his critics by launching “Rush Babes for America,” which gained more than 12,000 Facebook fans in a 24-hour period.
12:24 pm, May 8th | by Laura Donovan
I count my blessings every day that I didn’t live during a time in which women could not vote. For Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, however, those were the good old days and we’ve gone downhill since then. In a recent YouTube video that has begun making the rounds on the Internet, Peterson says women are incapable of handling power and never should have been granted the right to vote.
11:15 am, April 30th | by Amy Tennery
What do you call it when a person who’s launched a high-profile anti-sexism campaign makes a sexist joke against the poster child for victims of misogyny?
1:17 pm, April 27th | by Amy Tennery
Sandra Fluke stopped by MSNBC this afternoon to discuss the senate passage of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, her upcoming nuptials and a certain Fox News analyst who tweeted out a gay joke about her. It was, to say the least, a wide-ranging discussion.
“We all know Sandra’s name has become synonymous with that phrase ‘war on women,’” anchor Thomas Roberts noted at the beginning of the segment, so no pressure.