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V-Day and The Vagina Monologues – Understanding V-Day, The Vagina Monologues and Valentine’s Day
What does V-Day have to do with

Death of Bus Gang Rape Victim Reveals India's Epidemic of Rape
The issue of sexual violence against women and girls in India -- and the nation's reluctance to prosecute rape and sexual assault crimes -- came to a head in December 2012 with the vicious gang rape and beating of a 23-year-old medical student that led to her death.

V-Day 2012 - Spotlight Campaign - Women and Girls of Haiti
Valentine's Day may be about hearts and flowers, but V-Day is all about ending violence against women and girls. Each year V-Day's Spotlight Campaign draws attention to a critical issue, and the 2012 V-Day Spotlight Campaign highlights the plight of women and girls in Haiti two years after the earthquake, where fear of rape and sexual abuse is an inescapable fact of life for many females.

Rick Santorum on Women's Issues - In His Own Words
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is a staunch supporter of traditional family values who is opposed to abortion, contraception, military women in the front lines of combat, and women working outside the home. His thoughts on these topics and more can be found here in his own words.

Viral Video of Bullied Bus Monitor Elicits Sympathy and Donations
A video showing a group of middle school boys viciously bullying school bus monitor Karen Klein of Greece, NY, goes viral and not only elicits worldwide sympathy for the widow and grandmother but raises more than a hundred thousand dollars on her behalf.

Record Number of Women Running for Congress in 2012
More women ran for Congress in 2012 than ever before. Here's a breakdown by party affiliation and a look at why so many women may have decided to run...and why 2012 offers specific opportunities for new candidates to win.

"Just Like Family: Inside the Lives of Nannies, the Parents They Work for, and the Children They Love" by Tasha Blaine - Book Review
A book review of

"The Mighty Queens of Freeville" by Amy Dickinson - Book Review
Book review of 'Ask Amy' advice columnist Amy Dickinson's memoir

New Definition of Rape - FBI, Dept. of Justice Adopt Broader Definition of Rape
For over 80 years the U.S. federal government clung to a badly outdated definition of rape when gathering statistical information about the crime, and only recognized rape as occurring between a man and a woman. But in January 2012, the government finally caught up with the times and redefined rape to reflect the realities of the crime.

"With Love All Things Are Possible' - A Rape Survivor Keeps Her Baby
Jane Noe was a college student studying overseas when she was raped by a fellow student. Alone and afraid no one would believe her, she remained silent...until she found out she was pregnant. A pro-choice advocate, Noe explains why her decision to continue on with her pregnancy and keep the baby was the right one for her even as she supports every woman's right to choose.

History of Women in Congress from 1917-2012
How did a woman get elected to Congress in 1917, years before women were granted the right to vote? A look at the milestones and historic events that put women in the House and Senate, and the trailblazing female Representatives and Senators who broke through the Congressional glass ceiling.

"Scared of Santa" Book Review
Book review of

Michele Bachmann's Childhood -- Her Early Years in Waterloo, Iowa
When Michele Bachmann officially launched her 2012 presidential campaign, she did so from the town she was born in -- Waterloo, Iowa -- where she was known as Michele Marie Amble. What was Michele Bachmann's childhood like growing up in Waterloo and Cedar Falls? What were the most significant events of her early years, and how did they shape her life?

Bloomberg's Breastfeeding Initiative Latch On NYC
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a voluntary initiative among New York City hospitals to encourage breastfeeding and place infant formula under lock and key, predictably controversy erupted. But is a woman's right to choose what to do with her breast related to her right to choose what to do with her uterus and vagina? And shouldn't we be promoting what's in the best interest of the baby?

Speaking Tips - Voice Tips for Women - How to Sound Better - Improve Speaking - Tips from Voiceover Talent Lora Cain
A lot of women don't like the sound of their own voice and want to improve speaking skills and lower pitch. Lora Cain, a nationally known voiceover talent, offers 10 voice tips for women to be heard more that include strategies to sound better and to improve speaking skills, and speaking tips on how to get your point across and make people listen to you.

Michele Bachmann's Teenage Years - Michele Bachmann's Anoka High School Years
Michele Bachmann's happy childhood in Waterloo, Iowa was shattered when the Amble family moved to Minnesota and her parents subsequently separated. By focusing on her education and getting involved in activities at Anoka High School, she was able to overcome the hardships brought about by her parents' divorce. A look at Michele Amble's high school years as a teenager attending Anoka High.

Michele Bachmann and Religion - Bachmann, God and Religion
Rep. Michele Bachmann has always been upfront about the importance of religion and faith in her life, and during her presidential campaign she has not been afraid of discussing her commitment to God. It turns out that Michele wasn't raised in a devout family, but came to her Christian beliefs on her own after her parents' divorce left her shaken and looking for guidance and direction.

What "Juno" Says About Teen Pregnancy, Abortion and Choice
The Academy Award-nominated comedy

Is "Juno" Anti-Choice?
The teen film

Teenage Pregnancy, Teen Birth Rates, Teen Sex Statistics 2006-2011
Teenage pregnancy statistics and teen birth rates are among the topics covered in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's October 2011 report on teen sexuality covering the years 2006-2011, along with indicators revealing continuing trends in both those areas.

10 Facts About Teen Dating Violence - Teen Dating Abuse Statistics
Ten facts about teen dating violence and statistics on dating abuse in adolescent relationships.

Parents Influence Teen Sex - Mothers Influence Teen Sex
For every parent who has ever said,

Women, Thanksgiving and Gender Roles
Why is there a gender divide at Thanksgiving? Why are women in the kitchen and men in the family room watching TV? Even the most forward-thinking women revert back to those stereotypical gender roles at Thanksgiving. Read what experts have to say about these roles, why we assume them, and whether or not we can change the dynamic.

Why Men Cheat - Why Do Men Cheat on Their Wives
Why do men cheat? According to one marriage counselor, it's not just about sex, and the other woman may not be any better looking.

Should My Daughter Get the HPV Vaccine?
The HPV vaccine has become a talking point for presidential candidates and a concern of mothers and fathers across the country. If you're asking,

Politics and the HPV Vaccine Controversy
Controversial on several levels, the HPV vaccine became a political issue in the 2011 presidential race as two candidates, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Rep. Michele Bachmann, used the issue as a weapon in a presidential debate and in media appearances. The use of vaccine scares, however, is not new to the HPV vaccine as misinformation about an alleged autism/vaccine link made the public squeamish about the potential dangers of vaccines. Page 2.

When a Mother Dies - How Her Adult Daughter is Affected
It's devastating to lose a mother at any age. For adult daughters, the grief is accompanied by a feeling of being alone, being unmoored, even for women who weren't close to their mothers. A therapist and author of a memoir on her own mother/daughter relationship reflects on the impact of a mother's death on an adult daughter, and the mix of thoughts and feelings that are engendered.

Shannon Hale Interview - Author of "Princess Academy"
An inteview with Shannon Hale, Newbery award-winning author of

Shannon Hale Interview
An inteview with Shannon Hale, Newbery award-winning author of

Shannon Hale Interview
An inteview with Shannon Hale, Newbery award-winning author of

Safety Tips to Avoid Rape, Sexual Assault
Ten safety tips for women of all ages to stay safe, minimize risk and avoid rape and sexual assault based on RAINN's safety tips for college students.

What is child sexual abuse? Definition of child sexual abuse
What is child sexual abuse? Does the abuse always include physical contact, or can abuse occur without touching? Is it child sexual abuse if the perpetrator is another child? A short article on the definition of child sexual abuse.

What is sexual harassment? Definition of sexual harassment
Definition of sexual harassment and guidelines taken from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

What is rape? What is the definition of rape?
What is the definition of rape? Although the definition of rape varies from state to state, here's a look at what the U.S. federal government now defines as rape.

What is Paul Ryan's position on abortion?
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has clearly defined views on abortion. Here they are, from his first run for Congress in 1998 to his most recent support of anti-abortion legislation.

What is Mitt Romney's position on abortion?
2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has shifted positions on abortion since his days as governor of Massachusetts. What was the reason for his change of heart, and what has he said about his views on abortion and choice?

CEDAW - What is CEDAW, the Convention on Elimination of Discrimination against Women
What is CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women? A description of the United Nations' international human rights treaty also known as the Treaty for the Rights of Women.

What is a Millennial and How Are Millennials Changing the Workplace?
What is a millennial? Definition of the term and how millennials are changing the workplace.

What is Mitt Romney's position on contraception?
The Republican nominee for president in the 2012 election, Mitt Romney seems to have carefully avoided nailing down his specific views on contraception, probably because they have shifted over the years. This look at the candidate and where he stands today shows how many of his views on the issue have taken a 180 degree turn in the past decade.

What is Paul Ryan's position on contraception?
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is vehemently anti-abortion. But what are his views on contraception? Judging from his voting record and his support of specific types of legislation, here's the answer.

Rosie the Riveter - Who Was Rosie the Riveter?
Who was Rosie the Riveter? A description of Rosie the Riveter, a World War II image created for a propaganda campaign to encourage women to work, and how she emerged as an icon of working women.

Free Birth Control? What Insurance Covers Under 'Preventive Services' Guidelines
What's covered by insurance under the 'preventive services' guidelines announced by the Health and Human Services Department on August 1, 2011? A detailed list of what's covered including FDA-approved contraception including the pill, the morning after pill, the contraceptive ring, the cervical cap, along with breastfeeding support, domestic violence counseling, and HIV screening and counseling.

12 Tips To Protect Yourself From Cyberstalking
Learn the 12 tips to protect yourself from cyberstalking.

12 Tips To Protect Yourself From Cyberstalking - Part 2
Learn the 12 tips to protect yourself from cyberstalking. Page 2.

Cyberstalking and Women - Facts and Statistics
Facts and statistics on cyberstalking and women

What is Planned Parenthood?
What is Planned Parenthood -- a health care provider? an organization that provides sex education? a family planning clinic? an advocacy group? Planned Parenthood is each of these things and more. A comprehensive look at the non-profit organization, its mission and outreach, its educational programs for children, teens and young adults, and its training programs for professionals who work with youths.

What does Planned Parenthood do? Does Planned Parenthood's services include mammograms?
Most frequently cited by opponents as the country's leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood does so much more for women's health care. Only 3% of the services provided by Planned Parenthood are abortion services, so what are the other 97%? Here's a detailed account of what Planned Parenthood does.

Chisholm - Shirley Chisholm - First Black Woman to Run for President
Shirley Chisholm made history in 1972 as the first black woman to run for president, 35 years before Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battled it out for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.

Shirley Chisholm: 1972 Presidential Campaign
Shirley Chisholm made history in 1972 as the first black woman to run for president, 35 years before Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battled it out for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. Page 2.

Shirley Chisholm: Campaign Legacy
Shirley Chisholm made history in 1972 as the first black woman to run for president, 35 years before Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battled it out for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. Page 3.

Did Your Child Get the HPV Vaccine?
Do you have a daughter between 9 and 26 and has she gotten the HPV vaccine? What were your reasons for doing so, or not doing so? Do you think the controversy surrounding the vaccine is blown out of proportion? Why or why not? And if you have a son, is your pediatrician or family doctor encouraging you to consider the HPV vaccination for him? Readers share their stories.

Thanksgiving Responsibilities - Who Does What for Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving Duties
Readers share how they divide up Thanksgiving responsibilities and decide who does what for Thanksgiving. It doesn't always have to be women cooking and men carving the Thanksgiving turkey. Other Thanksgiving duties can flex the boundaries of gender roles. Do you have any unique approaches?

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 10.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 7.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 8.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 9.

Empty Nest - Coping with an Empty Nest
How are you coping with an empty nest? Readers share their stories, give advice, and offer tips. Page 2.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 11.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 12.

Why Did You Choose Abortion?
Although abortion has been legal in the U.S. for over three decades, the decision to terminate a pregnancy is a topic rarely discussed openly. If you've had an abortion, what was your reason for doing so? Share your story in making this difficult decision...and rest assured that your privacy will be maintained and your choice will be respected and not debated here. Page 13.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 9.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 8.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 7.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 10.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 11.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 12.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 13.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 14.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 15.

How Old Should You Be Before You Have Sex?
Readers share their thoughts on how old a girl or woman should be before she has sex. Some give advice, some share their own stories, and other offer cautionary tales. Page 16.

Sexist Comments About Women - What are the Rudest, Nastiest, Most Sexist Comments About Women You've Heard?
Readers share the worst comments about women they've heard including sexist statements, rude remarks, and nastiest insults -- all based on gender. Page 3.

Sexist Comments About Women - What are the Rudest, Nastiest, Most Sexist Comments About Women You've Heard?
Readers share the worst comments about women they've heard including sexist statements, rude remarks, and nastiest insults -- all based on gender. Page 4.

Sexist Comments About Women - What are the Rudest, Nastiest, Most Sexist Comments About Women You've Heard?
Readers share the worst comments about women they've heard including sexist statements, rude remarks, and nastiest insults -- all based on gender. Page 5.

Sexist Comments About Women - What are the Rudest, Nastiest, Most Sexist Comments About Women You've Heard?
Readers share the worst comments about women they've heard including sexist statements, rude remarks, and nastiest insults -- all based on gender. Page 6.

Women's Issues
The Jersey Girls Kristen Breitweiser, Patty Casazza, Lorie Van Auken -- all 9/11 widows. Page 2.

Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin. Women's Issues.

I won't give it power over me -- don't give in! - : I Was Raped


Prosecute if you can and seek support - : I Was Raped


I'll never get over it but I will get better - : I Was Raped


I put complete faith in the man I married... - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

My father raped me, and my mother blamed me - : I Was Raped


It's not okay. It's NEVER okay. Report it right away. - : I Was Raped


The friend who stood up for me - : I Was Raped


He drugged me, then raped me - : I Was Raped


I am a child of rape - : I Was Raped


"I didn't think anyone would believe me" - : I Was Raped


The Things Women Want - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

The pain never went away - : I Was Raped


You can never forget - I am working on forgiveness - : I Was Raped


I'm still in it, still trapped - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

It's taken me 12 years to share this story - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

Nothing can stop a woman! - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


'Trust your crazy ideas' - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


No one believed me - : I Was Raped


You deserve better & are strong enough to get away - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

Why I'm a survivor and not a victim - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

After being raped at 14, still recovering years later - : I Was Raped


Travel gave me a new perspective on what I wanted in my life - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


Putting family before friends - there's always a sacrifice - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


Daily Living as a Widow - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Looking Woman - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

He was a "counselor" who raped, manipulated me - : I Was Raped


The Southern Sessions - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Sexually assaulted while traveling in another country - : I Was Raped


Domestic violence only gets worse over time - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

I kept quiet for years - : I Was Raped


Moderation is the key - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


JustBloggingAlong.com - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Not sorry about choices but I *am* exhausted - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


All Ways Options - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Honest advice from someone who's been there - : Surviving Domestic Violence - Survivors Share Domestic Violence Stories
Readers share stories of domestic violence, how they survived, and what they did to break free

I proved him wrong, and he learned a lesson - : Why I Speak Out Against Sexist Language and Sexist Comments
Do you speak out when you hear sexist language being used or call out the person making sexist comments? Readers share their stories and offer advice on speaking out against sexist language.

Let go of "I need this or that" to be happy - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


It happened when I was 9 - : I Was Raped


Betrayed by a "friend" who then became "suicidal" - : I Was Raped


No "Win" or "Lose" in a Partnership - : If I Could Share One Piece of Advice for Women
If experience is wisdom, then life's best lessons are ones we learn over time. What have you learned that you'd like to pass along as practical advice for women? Is it advice about relationships? parenting? friendship? work and career? or just a simple observation that can make life easier and more fulfilling? Post your advice for women of any age and find out what other readers have shared as their best advice for women.

I don't trust people anymore - : I Was Raped


Women on the Verge of the Perimeni - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Having it all has changed over time - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


I'm a feminist because life is about change... - : Why I'm a Feminist
Readers share stories as to why they call themselves

Rockstar Guide Books - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

The disturbing story thatl made me a feminist - : Why I'm a Feminist
Readers share stories as to why they call themselves

Blogology - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Southern Ladies Business - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Living Hero - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Freedom From Toxic People - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Orthodox Judaism and feminism from a 15-year-old's perspective - : Why I'm a Feminist
Readers share stories as to why they call themselves

Everyday encounters from a woman's perspective - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Loving the Questions: Melissa Lynn Block's Blog - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

The Lifted Veil - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Thriving After Abuse - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Virginia Hopkins Health Watch - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Women's Collaborative Circle - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Your (Wo)Man in Washingto - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Love and Words - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

The Reid Report - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Ambition Is Not A Dirty Word - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

The Narcissistic Continuum - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Wheat Free, Sugar Free, Nuts Free, Guilt Free - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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"Who says?!" - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Adirondack Baker - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Evil Slutopia - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Evil Slutopia

The Unexpected Twists and Turns - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

mgyerman.com - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

something something - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Everyday People Project - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Deep Muck Big Rake - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Heartfeldt Politics, Courageous Leadership, Powered Women - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

PunditMom - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
Women who blog are often thrust into categories -- mommy blogger, feminist blogger, geek girl blogger. But any blog written from a female perspective frequently offers thoughtful viewpoints not heard in mainstream media. Add your blog to this list or find new blogs to read...or send your favorite female blogger here to share her blog.

Affected my relationship with my son until I sought help - : I Was Raped


With more than a little help from my husband - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


Of course there are sacrifices. Get real. - : Is 'Having It All' Possible for Women?


Address it directly...and humor helps - : Why I Speak Out Against Sexist Language and Sexist Comments
Do you speak out when you hear sexist language being used or call out the person making sexist comments? Readers share their stories and offer advice on speaking out against sexist language.

Remembering a Childhood Incident - : I Was Raped


I've never told anyone but my husband - : I Was Raped


My feminist revelation at age 16 - : Why I'm a Feminist
Why I'm a Feminist

Learning to rely on yourself - : Why I'm a Feminist
Despite an upbringing that taught her to rely on men, one woman learned that she needed only to rely on herself.

Stereotyping Women Drivers - : Why I Speak Out Against Sexist Language and Sexist Comments
Why so many stereotypes about women drivers? One woman tells her story of how she confronted the stereotype when a friend made a sexist comment about women drivers.

Lessons learned from the family - : Why I'm a Feminist
Family influences and life experiences led this woman to approach the world as a feminist.

Parental influence and a dislike of the "ism"s - : Why I'm a Feminist
Strong parental influence (especially from Dad), a firefighter sister, and an awareness of how the

I"m a teen mom myself - Teenage Pregnancy and Teenage Mom TV Shows - The Best and the Worst
Once upon a time, teenage pregnancy was a scandal and becoming a teenage mom was something to be ashamed of. Today, not so much. Numerous TV shows have teen pregnancy and teen motherhood as the theme, including reality shows and teen dramas. What teenage pregnancy and teenage mom TV shows do you watch, and why? Which are the best? What's the worst? Do you think they're realistic, or do they glamorize teen pregnancy and motherhood?

Erin Brokovich - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

The reality - screwed up situations w/ baby daddies - Teenage Pregnancy and Teenage Mom TV Shows - The Best and the Worst
Once upon a time, teenage pregnancy was a scandal and becoming a teenage mom was something to be ashamed of. Today, not so much. Numerous TV shows have teen pregnancy and teen motherhood as the theme, including reality shows and teen dramas. What teenage pregnancy and teenage mom TV shows do you watch, and why? Which are the best? What's the worst? Do you think they're realistic, or do they glamorize teen pregnancy and motherhood?

Frozen River with Melissa Leo - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

Thelma & Louise and Catwoman in Batman Returns - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

Not treated well by San Francisco screeners - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

San Francisco International Airport - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

Bad TSA Screening Experience in Seattle Sea-Tac - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

Terrible TSA Screening at Sea-Tac Seattle - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

"Death Proof" by Quentin Tarantino - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

Romancing the Stone - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

Positive TSA Screening Experience at SFO - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

"Living Out Loud" - Holly Hunter, Queen Latifah - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

"V.I. Warshawski" starring Kathleen Turner - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

"Private Benjamin" starring Goldie Hawn - What's Your Favorite Women Empowerment Film?
When you hear the phrase

Full body scan at LaGuardia - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

Pregnancy and Airport Screening Concerns - TSA Screening Methods - Your TSA Screening Horror Stories
With the full body scan and more aggressive pat down being implemented at airports across the U.S., more and more women are feeling humiliated and violated by the new TSA screening methods and screening process.

History of Women on the Supreme Court - Women in the Supreme Court
A look at the history of women on the Supreme Court, including the first female justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the second female justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Who's More Likely to Vote, Women or Men? Gender Differences in Voter Turnout - More Women Vote Than Men
Who is more likely to vote, women or men? Are there gender differences in voter turnout between women and men? Do more women vote than men? A look at women voters in presidential elections, percentages of those who vote, demographic groups in which voter turnout is the greatest, and whether or not the fact that women vote more than men holds true across race and ethnic backgrounds.

What is datafurnishing?
Definition of datafurnishing and how the acquisition and use of your personal information affects you and makes you vulnerable to cyberstalking.

CEDAW - Why Won't the U.S. Ratify CEDAW?
If CEDAW - the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women - is an international bill of rights for women, why won't the U.S. ratify CEDAW? A look at the reasons why, the presidents who supported it, and the groups that oppose it.

Gifts That Give Back to Women - Socially Responsible Gifts
If you want to give a distinctive gift with special meaning, why not shop for gifts that give back to the women who produced them? These gifts 'give twice' by benefiting both seller and recipient. Often handmade by artisans who work within a women's collective, these socially responsible gifts provide financial support and economic independence to women, their families and communities. Browse this list of over a dozen resources for online gifts -- all benefit women, and many qualify as fair trade gifts.

"Word-of-Mom" - Viral Marketing and Mommy Bloggers - Mom Blog Terminology
Definition of word-of-mom, a term used in viral marketing and online mommy blogger circles.

Abortion Restrictions - Hyde Amendment and Abortion Restrictions
Information on the Hyde Amendment which set in place abortion restrictions that negatively impacted poor women's access to reproductive choice.

McCain's Position on Equal Pay
What is John McCain's position on equal pay for equal work?

Obama's Position on Equal Pay
What is Obama's position on equal pay for equal work?

What is a trigger food - What are trigger foods?
What is a trigger food? Definition of a trigger food and how it relates to binging and Binge Eating Disorder

Top 10 Occupations That Employ the Largest Percentage of Women
These career fields and occupations employ the largest percentage of women. See what the top 15 occupations are along with links to information on what type of education is required and what kinds of jobs are available.

What is an abortion rider?
When a potential government shutdown threatened on April 8, 2011, due to partisan bickering over the federal budget, one of the sticking points between Republicans and Democrats was the so-called 'abortion rider' and funding for Planned Parenthood. What exactly is an abortion rider? Explanation of the abortion rider and why the term is somewhat inaccurate.

What is Equal Pay Day?
A description of Equal Pay Day, which marks the point in the year it takes a woman to make the same amount of money made by a man in the previous year

Ten Facts About Women-Owned Businesses
Statistics and facts about women-owned businesses and businesses owned by women of color - and how they compare to all firms.

Biography of Lisa Johnson, Fitness Expert and Writer
A biography of Lisa Johnson, fitness expert, writer, certified Pilates instructor and the blogger behind Lisa Johnson Fitness: Everything For a Healthy Body.

Healthy Weight for Black Women is Higher Than White Women = Black Women, Weight and BMI
Race matters when it comes to weight, as studies show black women can weigh more than white women, have higher BMI and waist circumference measurements, and still be healthier.

Zoe Nicholson Biography
Biography of Zoe Nicholson, author, speaker, and Equal Rights Amendment activist.

Women CEOS - Fortune 500 Companies Headed By Women CEOs
If success is measured by heading up a Fortune 500 company, then these 15 women CEOs are the top female CEOs.

What Top Female CEOs Earn
Despite breaking through the glass ceiling, what the top female CEOs earn might surprise you. And no surprise -- they earn significantly less than men.

Lilly Ledbetter on the Signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act
A transcript of the remarks made by Lilly Ledbetter after President Barack Obama signed his first law -- the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act that bears her name -- on January 29, 2009.

First Lady Michelle Obama on Signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act
A transcript of the remarks made by First Lady Michelle Obama at the reception following the signing of President Obama's first law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, on January 29, 2009.

Women in Congress in 2009 - Record Number of Women in Congress in 2009
There's a record number of women in Congress in 2009, including the highest number of women senators ever.

Maria and Jennifer Cadenas Biography
Biography of Maria and Jennifer Cadenas, LGBT advocates and activists.

Anchorwoman TV Show Reopens Gender Debate
The hiring of a model to anchor a local TV newscast - as depicted by the Fox reality show

Women Candidates in 2008 - How Many Women Ran for Public Office in 2008 Election?
Women candidates in 2008 were smaller in number than years past. How many women ran for public office in 2008? Not as many as you might guess.

How Many Women are Running for Congress in 2010?
With all the talk about mama grizzlies and the Year of the Republican Women, is 2010 a record year for women running for Congress? How many women are running for Congress in 2010, and do Republican women make up a good portion of those female candidates?

2010 Election - How Did Women Do in 2010 Election - Women Candidates in 2010 Election
In a year labeled

Serena Williams, Top Career Prize Money Winner in Women's Sports
Serena Williams sets a new record as the top career prize money winner in women's sports.

Do Women Love Their Bodies?
Do women love their bodies? So much of our culture focuses on what women hate about their bodies that there's little self-love evident on the internet or in the media.

Presidential Candidates Split on Abortion in 2008 - Abortion Issue and 2008 Presidential Race
The presidential candidates clearly split on the issue of abortion in 2008. Does this influence voters?

CEDAW - What is President Obama's Position on CEDAW?
The fourth in a five-part series of interviews with Kavita N. Ramdas, an international women's rights expert, on CEDAW and the Obama administration's stand on the UN women's rights treaty that the U.S. failed to sign thus far.

Patricia Taub biography
Biography of Patricia Taub, writer, journalist, family therapist and women's issues advocate.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 14.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 13.

Have You Ever Had Sex With the Boss, or Were You the Boss in This Situation?
Office affairs are commonplace, but having sex with the boss is still frowned upon in many companies. Did you ever break the rules and have sex with the boss? Or were you the boss and involved in an affair with an employee? What unique problems do women face in these relationships, and is it all about power? And are there some businesses or settings where this is happens all the time but everyone turns a blind eye? What advice can you give other women who find themselves in this situation? Page 2.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 15.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 16.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 17.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 18.

Cougar - Positive or Negative Image of Women?
When an older woman is involved with a younger man, she's often labeled a 'cougar.' Does the cougar image promote a positive or negative view of women and sexuality? Or is this another example of gender bias, since no equivalent term for males who date younger females exists? If you've ever dated a younger man, did you like being called a cougar? Or did you resent it? Page 19.

Have You Ever Had Sex With the Boss, or Were You the Boss in This Situation?
Office affairs are commonplace, but having sex with the boss is still frowned upon in many companies. Did you ever break the rules and have sex with the boss? Or were you the boss and involved in an affair with an employee? What unique problems do women face in these relationships, and is it all about power? And are there some businesses or settings where this is happens all the time but everyone turns a blind eye? What advice can you give other women who find themselves in this situation? Page 3.

Abortion Views - What determines your abortion views?
Readers respond as to what determines their views on abortion. Page 6.

Abortion Views - What determines your abortion views?
Readers respond as to what determines their views on abortion. Page 4.

Abortion Views - What determines your abortion views?
Readers respond as to what determines their views on abortion. Page 5.

Why Abstinence Didn't Work for Me
Abstinence is only successful at preventing teen pregnancy and the spread of STDs if the individual who pledges abstinence keeps her/his word. Readers share their stories of why abstinence didn't work for them and whether they think it's realistic or practical for teens.

Abortion Views - What determines your abortion views?
Readers respond as to what determines their views on abortion. Page 7.

Worst Gift You've Ever Received
What's the worst gift you've ever received? Was it a thoughtless gift from a boyfriend that pretty much told you the relationship was over? Or a gift from a friend that was so wrong, so misguided, so off-base that it made you question whether or not she knew you at all? What were the circumstances and how did you react? Page 4.

Ovarian Cancer - Stories of Ovarian Cancer Survivors
Readers share their ovarian cancer survivor stories. Page 2.

Dr. Mary Walker - Only Woman Awarded Medal of Honor
Dr. Mary Walker, the only woman ever awarded the Medal of Honor, was a trailblazer who was also the first female military doctor in the US and the first female prisoner of war. Learn how she earned her Medal and why it was later taken away from her.

Gender Gap - Nobel Winner Elizabeth Blackburn on Gender Gap in Science
Nobel prize winner Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn on the gender gap in science and how to close it by encouraging girls in science by making science more fun.

Elizabeth Blackburn - Nobel Prize Winner, Scientist, and Dedicated Mother
A look at Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, a Nobel prize winner who is as dedicated to her work as a scientist and researcher as her role as a mother.

Fitness Tips - Fitness Tips for Women in Their 60s
How can women in their 60s achieve and/or maintain fitness? A fitness expert offers advice and guidance for women looking to be fit over 60.

Top Women's Issues News Stories of 2010
A month-by-month look at the top women's issues news stories of 2010.

Black Swan Film Review - Women's Themes Woven Through Black Swan
A review of Darren Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' which examines a number of women's themes woven throughout the film -- themes involving mother daughter relationships, female friendships, the transition from girlhood to womanhood, sexual harassment, women's power, female sexuality and the pursuit of perfection.

Abortion Funding - Hyde Amendment's Abortion Funding Restrictions Hurt Low Income Women
How the Hyde Amendment's restrictions on Medicaid abortion coverage hurts those who need abortion services the most - poor women who cannot afford to pay for abortion themselves.

Ways to Avoid Binge Eating Disorder at College
A college student who's faced Binge Eating Disorder discusses ways to avoid triggers at college.

Mothering - Passionate Mothering and Living a Meaningful Life
For moms with sons, combining passionate mothering with living a meaningful life enables women to model a healthy balance between motherhood and personal fulfillment. This in turns helps boys -- who will grow up to be husbands and fathers -- view motherhood in a positive light.

10 Ways to Help a Binge Eater - How to Offer Help and Support to a Binge Eater
Tips from a recovering binge eater - 10 ways to help a binge eater including specific ways in which you can offer support to help them from binging.

Erica Horowitz Biography
Biography of Erica Horowitz. Women's Issues.

Eating Healthy - Overcoming Food Addiction and Eating Healthy
Eating healthy often involves overcoming food addiction. In an interview, author and nutritionist Leanne Ely explains how eating healthy foods and making the right choices is easier than you think.

Eating Healthy - Overcoming Food Addiction and Eating Healthy
Eating healthy often involves overcoming food addiction. In an interview, author and nutritionist Leanne Ely explains how eating healthy foods and making the right choices is easier than you think. Page 2.

How Are Women Spending Their 2008 Tax Stimulus Checks?
How are women spending their 2008 tax stimulus checks? There is a difference, according to a report at Creditcards.com.

Women's Vote in 2008 Election - Why Sarah Palin Failed to Get the Women's Vote in 2008 Election
With presidential candidates scrambling for the women's vote in the 2008 election, why did the choice of Sarah Palin as VP fail to get the women's vote?

Is Doris Lessing a Feminist?
With the Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Doris Lessing in 2007, feminists were quick to embrace her as one of their own. Yet the author of the influential novel

Profile of Kirsten Gillibrand - Biography of Kirsten Gillibrand
Profile of Kirsten Gillibrand, chosen by New York Governor David Paterson for the US Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton.

A Woman's Perspective - Gender Neutral Language in Obama's Inaugural Speech
A woman's perspective on the use of gender neutral language and inclusive language in President Barack Obama's inaugural speech.

Women's Voices, Women Vote - Voter Tampering or Honest Mistake - Voter Registration
Women's Voices, Women Vote, a national non-profit intended to increase voter participation among unmarried women, has been accused of improprieties in the aftermath of the North Carolina primary. Some say it's voter tampering, others feel it's just an honest mistake

Women's Voices, Women's Vote Defends Actions, Cites Voters Registered
Women's Voices, Women Vote, a national non-profit intended to increase voter participation among unmarried women, defends itself against alleged robocalls preceding the North Carolina primary, citing its record of getting voters registered in large numbers. Page 2.

White House Council on Women and Girls - President Obama Creates White House Council on Women and Girls
A description of the White House Council on Women and Girls, created by President Obama on March 11, 2009, including goals and a listing of members of the Council.

Media Sexism - Does Media Sexism Hurt Female Candidates?
Does media sexism and sexist attacks against female candidates hurt them politically? A study by Lake Research Partners shows that not only does it negatively influence voters and reduce support for female candidates, it impacts their male opponents as well.

Women in Politics - Sexist Media, Sexist Attacks Hurt Women in Politics
When women politicians experienced sexism and sexist attacks on the campaign trail, they believed that 'put up and shut up' was in their best interests. Now we know better, and one female candidate learned the hard way that sexist attacks hurt women in politics and silence isn't golden -- it's the biggest political mistake a woman can make.

Women in Politics - Sexist Media, Sexist Attacks Hurt Women in Politics
When women politicians experienced sexism and sexist attacks on the campaign trail, they believed that 'put up and shut up' was in their best interests. Now we know better, and one female candidate learned the hard way that sexist attacks hurt women in politics and silence isn't golden -- it's the biggest political mistake a woman can make. Page 2.

Women in America - Obama Administration's Report on Women in America
A detailed account of the 2011 report on 'Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being

Hunger in America - How Many Women and Children Go Hungry in the US?
Hunger in America is measured by food insecurity, and the group at greatest risk are the families of single mothers. How many women and children go hungry in the US, and how do they compare to other demographic groups? Facts and statistics on how hunger affects women and children in America.

Michele Bachmann Announces 2012 Presidential Campaign
Highlights of Rep. Michele Bachmann's announcement of her 2012 presidential campaign bid from her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa.

Electing More Women in 2012 - Increasing the Number of Women in Politics
With Congress only 16% female in any given year, how can we elect more women to public office? Identifying and training qualified, viable candidates is the first step, and several national non-partisan non-profit groups are doing exactly that.

Electing More Women to Congress & State Legislatures - Getting More Women in Politics
Identifying viable female candidates to run for public office is only the first step. Learning the nuts and bolts of running a campaign means gaining an understanding of communications, fundraising and campaigning. And the innate reluctance many women have about tooting their own horn often leads well-qualified potential women candidates to shy away from politics. Page 2.

Sarah Palin on SNL - Sarah Palin's Appearance on Saturday Night Live
Parodied by Tina Fey on SNL, Sarah Palin finally makes an appearance on Saturday Night Live. Page 2.

Sarah Palin on SNL - Sarah Palin's Appearance on Saturday Night Live
Parodied by Tina Fey on SNL, Sarah Palin finally makes an appearance on Saturday Night Live. Page 3.

Sarah Palin, 'Girl' Candidate - Restricted Media Access Feeds Gender Bias in Coverage
Frequently portrayed as plucky by naive, this image of Sarah Palin, 'girl' candidate, is due in part to McCain's enforcement of restricted access to Palin, which feeds the media's gender bias and diminishes the candidate's credibility.

'Girl' Image Harms Sarah Palin's Candidacy and Diminishes Women
Unlike Clinton in the 2008 race, Sarah Palin's been saddled with a frothy 'girl' image which harms her candidacy and diminishes women who strive to be taken seriously. Page 2.

FlyLady - Fly Lady - Organize and Declutter with Flylady
Known to her fans as Flylady, this internet phenomenon helps women organize and declutter. Meet Flylady Marla Cilley, the woman behind the buzz.

FlyLady Takes on Body Clutter
The FlyLady, Marla Cilley, helped followers of her online website declutter and organize their homes for good. Now, teamed up with nutrition counselor Leanne Ely, she's applying that technique to conquer what she calls body clutter. Page 2.

Men Who Cook Thanksgiving - Men Cook Thanksgiving Turkey
The secret behind how to turn couch potatoes into men who cook Thanksgiving.

Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas - 16 Years after Her Senate Testimony
Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas are in many ways the poster couple for sexual harrassment in the workplace. Her Senate testimony opposing his nomination to the highest court didn't stop him from becoming a Supreme Court Justice. But it did open up a dialogue about what constitutes unwelcome advances from a supervisor or co-worker; and why no means no, especially at work.

Is Prostitution a Victimless Crime? Answer Exposes Gender Gap - Prostitution as Victimless Crime
Is prostitution a victimless crime? The answers given by men and women expose a gender gap in opinion. Prostitution does not empower women but exposes them to greater violence and abuse. Opinions and facts provided by women who have studied the sex trade industry, along with quotes from a former prostitute.