Tag Archives: women

Notes from a bitch…pondering what was missing from the debate…

TweetLet’s jump right on in, shall we? Women could decide the outcome of the 2012 General Election. You know it, I know it, and odds are the candidates know it too. But last night, two candidates and one sorta-moderator managed to talk for 90 minutes straight in a domestic policy debate without discussing women’s reproductive [...]
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New Romney ad geared toward women is a joke

TweetIt just gets better. This election season has been like a bloopers reel for a real election, as Romney’s “strategy” unfolds before us. Let’s put aside that in the last two days alone he said half the country is a bunch of ungrateful serfs and said that there is “no hope for Palestine,” his continued attempt [...]
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Handy charts on women in the Olympics

TweetCompletely loving these charts at Mother Jones of just how incredible the US lady Olympians are. Check ‘em all out here.  Tweet
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Why Paul Ryan is bad news for women (and everyone else)

Tweet As you all know, Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential pick on Saturday morning. And as most of you probably know, he’s kind of a terrible person. His infamous budget plan would decimate safety net programs for the poorest Americans, he pretty much believes that climate change is a conspiracy theory, and is a [...]
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80% of 10-year-old girls in the U.S. say they’ve been on a diet

TweetTell me there’s not something seriously fucking wrong with this fact. This is just one of many that have compelled Miss Representation, SPARK, Endangered Bodies and other organizations to host a 3-day long challenge to encourage the public to push women’s and girl’s magazines to take accountability for their direct impact on the epidemic of [...]
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