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Life As A Woman In The White House… Four Women Share Their Experiences

September 15, 2016 by

In this video by Deirdra O’Regan, a multi-platform journalist at The Washington Post, four women - Patty Herman (Eisenhower Administration, 1953 - 1955), Valerie Jarrett (Obama Administration, 2009 - Present), Sarah Bianchi (Obama Administration, 2011 - 2014; Clinton Administration, 1995 - 2001) and Dana Perino (George W. Bush Administration, 2007 - 2009) ... [Read More]

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

September 15, 2016 by

New Jersey teacher Nicholas Ferroni is a vocal supporter of equal rights in and out of the classroom. Recently, he held a little experiment with his students to illustrate the gender gap in Congress. “Men make up 80% of Congress, giving them the majority vote on issues that directly affect women,” ... [Read More]

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“This Country Needs More Spunk”… 8-Year-Old Writes Letter Of Advice To President Obama

August 16, 2016 by

"With all the attacks, the Zika virus, and the wars, this country is a very sad place." And so begins the letter that 8-year-old Lily, a kid from a military family whose "dream job is cardiovascular surgeon" and "back up job" is President, wrote to the current President of the United States. In articulating her very real worries ... [Read More]

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8 Things You Should Know About Elizabeth Holtzman, Pioneering Politician And Serial Glass Ceiling Smasher

August 11, 2016 by

In 1972, Elizabeth Holtzman, a 31-year-old woman who had never run for public office, ran for Congress. Her rival mocked her campaign, the Democratic political "boss" dismissed her, and a major newspaper focused on her height and weight instead of the substance of her platform. Undeterred, Liz went on to win that race, ... [Read More]

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Brilliant Cartoon Sums Up Trump And Clinton Campaigns In 19 Identical Lines, Read In Reverse Orders

August 2, 2016 by

"For Hillary, read it from bottom to top." This is the critical instruction that punctuates editorial cartoonist Joe Heller's "Two Views" cartoon, which he released last Friday to offer his perspective on the Trump and Clinton presidential campaigns. ... [Read More]

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My Experience As 1 Of The 100 Women Who Posed Nude In Protest At The RNC This Week

July 21, 2016 by

Earlier this week you may have seen that 100+ women posed nude near the Republican National Convention. The women were participants in an art installation/peaceful protest called Everything She Says Means Everything, with renowned photographer Spencer Tunick and his wife, artist Kristin Bowler. ... [Read More]

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Tamron Hall Grills Chachi On His “Jokes” About Women, Skewers His Hypocrisy

July 19, 2016 by

"But does joking about a woman that way make America great again?" Last night at the RNC, Scott Baio said, "Let's make America America again." So, this morning, when MSNBC's Tamron Hall sat down with the actor best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and the lead character on Charles In Charges (1984-1990), the ... [Read More]

We Just Can’t Get Enough Of This Schoolhouse Rock Sufferin’ ‘Til Suffrage Video

Sufferin’ ‘Til Suffrage: 40 Years Later, Still One Of The Grooviest Women’s History Lessons

July 13, 2016 by

This Wednesday is taking us Way Back to our childhoods. If you were a kid in the '70s or '80s you probably learned about conjunctions, the Constitution, and even how a bill becomes a law from the animated educational TV series Schoolhouse Rock. But one of our favorite episodes was Sufferin' 'Til Suffrage, which ... [Read More]

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