Tag Archives: Election

New Favorite Tumblr: Beyoncé Voters

Tweet Last week, Fox News host Jesse Watters accused Hillary Clinton of courting the “single ladies vote” with her response to the Hobby Lobby decision. According to Watters, these women–who make up a quarter of the electorate and broke for Obama by 76 percent last election–”depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need [...]
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What does Honduras’ election mean for women?

Tweet Honduras has been the topic of major controversy this past month after its presidential election was called out on allegations of fraud. So far, results indicate a victory for Juan Orlando Hernández over left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro, wife of formerly-ousted president Manuel Zelaya. Tweet
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Texas’ voter ID law that could disenfranchise women voters targets trans voters in general

TweetApparently it’s Blog About “Show Us Your Papers” Laws Day at Feministing. Get it together America. Tweet
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Wendy Davis is running for Texas governor!

TweetUpdated: We’ve been hoping for and anticipating this news for a while, but it’s finally here: Wendy Davis just announced that she is running for Texas governor: “Thirty-two years ago, I walked across this stage, the granddaughter of farmers from Muleshoe, Texas, who could only afford to rent the land they farmed,” Davis said at [...]
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EMILY’s List Celebrates 2012 Milestones

TweetI was honored to attend the EMILY’s List 2nd Inaugural Brunch over the weekend to not only celebrate the re-election of President Obama, but also the historic victories for women this election cycle.  Thanks to EMILY’s list, during the 2011- 2012 election cycle, we “elect[ed] a historic number of candidates – the only pro-choice Democratic [...]
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