23. 03. 2014
Bill Forces People Going Through Divorce To Get A Judge’s Permission Before Having Sex In Own Home

Bill Forces People Going Through Divorce To Get A Judge’s Permission Before Having Sex In Own Home

[…] If Massachusetts State Sen. Richard J. Ross (R) gets his way, that’s exactly what many women (and men) would have to do if they have children and are going through a divorce....

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28. 02. 2014
“If there’s one belief that drives social conservatives…

“If there’s one belief that drives social conservatives…

If there’s one belief that drives social conservatism with regard to female sexuality, it’s that women can’t make good choices, and so their choices have to be made for them. That’s the argument...

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10. 02. 2014
Did You See How Republicans Tried to Tamper With Women’s Health Insurance…

Did You See How Republicans Tried to Tamper With Women’s Health Insurance…

Where are the women? That’s the question I asked nearly two years ago when an all-male panel testified to the House Oversight Committee on restricting women’s access to contraception. And it’s the question...

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18. 01. 2014
US right wingers claim marriage solves poverty for women

US right wingers claim marriage solves poverty for women

It’s the 1950s, in case you were wondering what happened there. On lip magazine: Bush administration press secretary, Ari Fleischer has proposed that marriage inequality is the cause of a hell of a...

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02. 07. 2013
Six Truly Unbelievable Ways Ohio Has Just Eviscerated Women’s Rights

Six Truly Unbelievable Ways Ohio Has Just Eviscerated Women’s Rights

On alternet: The Republican Party continues to hack away at reproductive rights around the country–and Ohio is the latest place to be targeted by anti-abortion forces. Governor John Kasich signed the state budget...

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26. 06. 2013
Wendy Davis’ filibustering for abortion rights is a brave and great thing

Wendy Davis’ filibustering for abortion rights is a brave and great thing

On commentisfree: It’s raining here, softly but firmly, and Wendy Davis is filibustering in Texas. She’s speaking in a low, quiet voice in the other tab, talking about admitting privileges, standing quietly as...

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18. 06. 2013
Conservatives Double Down on the War on Women

Conservatives Double Down on the War on Women

On rhrealitycheck: With all the moaning and wailing at Fox News and other right-wing media outlets about the supposed unfairness about the phrase “war on women,” you’d think conservative politicians would try to...

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16. 01. 2013
Paul Ryan Wants Personhood for “One-Celled Human Embryos”

Paul Ryan Wants Personhood for “One-Celled Human Embryos”

Can I express my absolute relief, again, about the results of the November election? From rhrealitycheck: Are you ready to stand up for the rights of the “one-celled human embryos?” Well, Congressman Paul...

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07. 01. 2013
America’s White Male Problem

America’s White Male Problem

See also, the 2012 and on-going war on women. From: alternet The American political process is being hijacked by a reckless, whining dangerous gang of psychologically damaged white men who are far-right ideologues....

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29. 12. 2012
The Rich, White, Conservative GOP Must Change, But It Won’t

The Rich, White, Conservative GOP Must Change, But It Won’t

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Mitt Romney had hardly conceded before Republicans started fighting over where to head next. Some Republicans—and many Democrats—now claim that the writing is on the...

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13. 12. 2012
Is the United States Moving to the Left?

Is the United States Moving to the Left?

Over the weekend, at a Christmas party in Brooklyn, I ran into an old acquaintance, a veteran editor and publisher of serious, left-leaning books. For much of the time I’ve known him, he’s...

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13. 11. 2012
No Country For White Men, Gender Gap Decisive in Marriage Equality Victories

No Country For White Men, Gender Gap Decisive in Marriage Equality Victories

What’s Up with White Women? They Voted for Romney, Too New Yorker (blog) Age is another factor. Whites, on average, tend to be older than non-whites, and older people (male and female) tend to vote...

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13. 11. 2012
How GOP Can Overcome Women’s Trust Issues, GOP must shed it’s grumpy-white-man image

How GOP Can Overcome Women’s Trust Issues, GOP must shed it’s grumpy-white-man image

Hey, Rush Limbaugh: ‘Starting an Abortion Industry’ Won’t Win You Female Voters Rolling Stone It’s hard to say whether it’s good or bad that the Rushes of the world are too clueless to realize that...

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11. 11. 2012
The Tea Party Is Dead. Long Live the Tea Party

The Tea Party Is Dead. Long Live the Tea Party

So the Tea Party became a victim of its own rhetoric which was what everyone hoped for. I think they’re going to go for the second option below, though. That’s right –  the...

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10. 11. 2012
5 Unhinged Right-Wing Reactions to Romney’s Defeat

5 Unhinged Right-Wing Reactions to Romney’s Defeat

1. Melodramatic Social Media Users Declare “America died” In case you were preoccupied with the news of the presidential election, you may have missed the other breaking news story that “America died” last...

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08. 11. 2012
Five GOPers Booted for Their Idiotic Rape Comments

Five GOPers Booted for Their Idiotic Rape Comments

The 2012 campaign season  came to be defined  by Republican candidates making out of touch, often medically inaccurate comments about sexual assault, women’s reproductive systems, and abortion rights. Between  legitimate rape , God-given rape...

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07. 11. 2012
In [almost as] glorious news: Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock fall to Senate defeats

In [almost as] glorious news: Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock fall to Senate defeats

This election is the gift that keeps on giving. Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock, the Republican candidates who made off-the-cuff remarks about rape and abortion, have both been defeated, destroying their party’s hopes...

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06. 11. 2012
Romney Closes Dirty

Romney Closes Dirty

Mitt Romney had a choice this election: He could surf the bubbling froth of right-wing rage against the president all the way to the White House, or he could discard the racialized narrative...

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05. 11. 2012
I’ve blogged and reblogged everything I’ve read…

I’ve blogged and reblogged everything I’ve read…

… about Mitt Romney and the GOP and the duplicity of their entire platform and their terrifying plans for the US and, most importantly to me, their misogyny and their war on women....

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05. 11. 2012
Dangerous remedies: ending the horror of backyard abortions

Dangerous remedies: ending the horror of backyard abortions

When Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke out against sexism and misogyny in the parliament last month, her words had resonance far beyond the political context of the moment. It was a reminder that...

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