Tag Archives: State of the Union

Quote of the Day: State of the Union edition

Tweet“Today, women make up about half our workforce. But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. That is wrong, and in 2014, it’s an embarrassment. Tweet
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Not a word about military sexual violence in last night’s State of the Union

Tweet*Trigger warning* Not a word. Lots of words about the armed forces. Several words about the need to keep our deployed troops as safe as possible and to keep our promises to our deployed troops. Here’s the bulk of what President Obama said: Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet  image via Flavorwire   Happy Birthday Vera B. Williams, the author of one of Missy Elliot’s favorite books A Chair for My Mother. Tweet
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Dear President Obama, I voted for you as a citizen, not a daughter, wife, or mother

TweetI’ll have a longer post on the State of the Union speech later, but for now, here’s one nitpick. In making a plug for the Violence Against Women Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act, President Obama said: “We know our economy is stronger when our wives, mothers, and daughters can live their lives free from [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetApply for Feminist Camp! Is Taylor Swift a feminist? MoJo talks to the woman working to reopen Dr. Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, Kansas. An interesting read about online “dating” sites for people looking to find a co-parent. It’s the 50th anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death. Kobe Bryant tweets that homophobia is “not cool.” An undocumented [...]
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