F%@K, Marry, Kill: Britney Spears, Former Australian Labor Pary Leader Mark Latham, A College Student Named Thor
1:46 pm, August 16th | by Colette McIntyre
Or, as we call it, “Make Tender and Consensual Love To; Marry; Condemn to a Lifetime of Persistent Despair, False Hope, and Halting, Self-Conscious Sex”, a.k.a MMC.
1:45 pm, August 1st | by Grace Rasmus
In probably the quaintest description of sexting there ever was, activist Gloria Steinem theorizes that a female Anthony Weiner wouldn’t be able to bounce back from sending lewd texts.
11:15 am, July 31st | by Colette McIntyre
At a Democratic Party rally in Cervia on Friday, Italy’s new integration minister Cécile Kyenge was the target of a racial attack. While Kyenge was delivering a speech, an unknown spectator lobbed bananas towards the stage, narrowly missing it and the politician.
3:00 pm, July 30th | by Grace Rasmus
Many experts are having a hard time figuring out how Larry Summers could reasonably be favored over Janet Yellen for Fed chair. A new editorial in the New York Times endorsing Yellen implies that the Obama administration has a problem with women.
12:30 pm, June 21st | by Colette McIntyre
Cuba, Sweden, Andorra, the Seychelles, Costa Rica, Argentina, Afghanistan, Spain, Serbia, Iraq…
5:00 pm, June 12th | by Colette McIntyre
A new study by political scientists Monica C. Schneider and Angela L. Bos suggests that gender stereotypes don’t affect female candidates because voters don’t know how to stereotype female politicians…or whether female leaders are “female” at all.
5:30 pm, February 12th | by Meredith Lepore
If you are a woman who works in Washington, you might see a doppleganger of yourself at certain New York Fashion Week shows this week — well, a much taller and skinnier version of yourself. According to MSNBC, designers this year are taking major inspiration from the style of Washington D.C. power women.
12:45 pm, January 24th | by Meredith Lepore
The number of women invited to Davos, the famous conference of the world’s biggest business and political elites, has always been a bit of a sore spot. Despite a new quota which requires that the biggest companies send at least one woman for every four men, the percentage of women attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) is at 17% for the second year in a row.
11:00 am, April 5th | by Rebecca Srulowitz
Kirsten Gillibrand believes that a woman will become chief executive of a major bank before we have a female president.
10:00 am, February 10th | by Amy Tennery
Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker explains why women leaders are less likely to go to war: “Over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to raid neighboring villages.”