What We Missed

Reflections on International Women’s Day, from Anika Rahman, the new president of the Ms. Foundation.

Australia’s Governor General (a woman) supports instituting quotes to get more women into corporate leadership positions. Australia’s opposition leader (a man) opposes them.

Secretary of State Clinton launches a new international women’s empowerment initiative on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

The Jane Austen Drinking Game: two shots for “loss of countenance!”

In the wake of designer John Galliano’s anti-Semitic rant, members of the Parisian Jewish community speak about daily anti-Semitic abuse.

A few months ago, our own Courtney spoke at TED, and now you can watch the video of her presentation online!

The NYT’s Nick Kristof asks if women leaders really matter.

“A man beats a 100 pound woman into a coma over a parking space. He claims she deserved it. Could he be right?” No. He could not be. Ever. Don’t ask stupid, sexist questions, Megyn Kelly.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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