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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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
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Loving the Questions: Melissa Lynn Block's Blog - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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The Lifted Veil - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Thriving After Abuse - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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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
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Your (Wo)Man in Washingto - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Love and Words - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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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
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The Narcissistic Continuum - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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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
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Adirondack Baker - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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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
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mgyerman.com - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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something something - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Everyday People Project - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Deep Muck Big Rake - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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Heartfeldt Politics, Courageous Leadership, Powered Women - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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PunditMom - : Female Blogs - Looking for the Best Blogs Written from a Female Perspective
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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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, '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.

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.

Abortion Clinic - How to Find an Abortion Clinic
How to find an abortion clinic that offer abortion services and avoid those anti-abortion websites that appear to be pro-choice but are designed to scare women away from abortion.

Pregnant Man - Transgender Husband Becomes Pregnant Dad
A pregnant man? A transgender husband becomes a pregnant dad in the unique story of Thomas and Nancy. The couple wanted a baby, but Nancy's hysterectomy made childbirth impossible for her. So the married couple decided that Thomas - born female and but now legally male - would carry the baby.

Pregnant Man - Transgender Husband Becomes Pregnant Dad
A pregnant man? A transgender husband becomes a pregnant dad in the unique story of Thomas and Nancy. The couple wanted a baby, but Nancy's hysterectomy made childbirth impossible for her. So the married couple decided that Thomas - born female and but now legally male - would carry the baby. Page 2.

Global Warming, Female Utopias and Gender Roles - Interview with Sarah Hall - Feminist Utopias
In a future devastated by global warming, in the heart of England's Lake District lies an isolated female utopia - an eco-feminist farm that may be the last free place in the British Isles. That's the framework for

Defying Gender Expectations - Sarah Hall on Feminism and Female Leadership
In her novel

Global Warming, Female Utopias and Gender Roles - Interview with Sarah Hall - Feminist Utopias
In a future devastated by global warming, in the heart of England's Lake District lies an isolated female utopia - an eco-feminist farm that may be the last free place in the British Isles. That's the framework for

Health Care Reform - How the Health Care Reform Bill Benefits Women
A look at how the health care reform bill passed by the House of Representatives in November 2009 benefits women and children.

Sonia Sotomayor - Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court's First Hispanic Justice
The events preceding the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, the controversies surrounding her nomination by President Obama, the bi-partisanship evident in her Senate confirmation process, and her historic appointment as the Court's first Hispanic justice

National Hotlines for Domestic Abuse and Rape
Two national hotlines provide immediate assistance to women who have experienced domestic abuse and rape, and can link callers to local resources and help in their communities.

Candidate Clinton: Hillary Clinton's 2008 Presidential Campaign
A look at some of the events of candidate Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign to the first female President of the United States.

Primary Concerns: Hillary Clinton's 2008 Presidential Campaign Hits Snags
A review of key events during the January and February 2008 caucuses and primaries, and candidate Hillary Clinton's 2008 bid to become the first female President of the United States. Page 2.

Taking it to the States: Hillary Clinton's Campaign Fights for Delegates
From Super Tuesday to the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton's 2008 bid to become the first female President of the United States goes nationwide as the campaign takes it to the states, fighting for delegates every step of the way. Page 3.

Clinton Comeback: Hillary Clinton' s Campaign Resurrected at Eleventh Hour
With a string of losses in February's primaries and caucuses, it seemed the end was near for Hillary Clinton's primary campaign. Yet the March 4 primaries in Texas and Ohio delivered wins for the candidate, sparking a Clinton comeback and a vow to fight on until the April 22 Pennsylvania primary. Page 4.

Women Playing Golf - Golf Provides Networking Opportunities for Women
Executive women have been slow to embrace what men have known for years - playing golf is good for your business and your career. For professional women intent on breaking the glass ceiling, learning how to golf helps them break the grass ceiling first.

Fairway to Success: Women Play Golf for Career Advancement
At upper management levels, a successful career path frequently leads to the golf course. Playing golf is an essential skill for business professionals, and women who don't know how to play golf often find they're excluded in other areas of business. Playing golf is the right course of action for many executive women. Page 2.

Women Find Friendship, Camaraderie and Balance Playing Golf
Knowing how to play golf is essential for professional women in many career fields. It's a good business move, and helps women find friendship and camaraderie with colleagues. But if you've never played before, where do you start? Here are some suggestions. Page 3.

Business Tips and Lifelong Benefits for Women Who Play Golf
Professional women who take up golf later in life may be unsure about playing with business associates, not knowing if they're good enough. Here are a few tips to consider before you accept an invitation to a round of golf. Even if you're never going to play to impress, the game has lifelong benefits. Page 4.

Profile of Maria Pinto - Biography of Maria Pinto
Profile of Maria Pinto, a favorite designer of Michelle Obama during her husband's 2008 presidential campaign.

Profile of Maria Pinto - Biography of Maria Pinto
Profile of Maria Pinto, including her childhood, early influences, and family background. Page 2.

Sarah Palin - The Most Dangerous Woman in America
To understand why Sarah Palin may be the most dangerous woman in America, the decades-old story of another powerful woman - now lost to history - may hold the key.

Sarah Palin - The Most Dangerous Woman in America - Part 2
To understand why Sarah Palin may be the most dangerous woman in America, the decades-old story of another powerful woman - now lost to history - may hold the key. Page 2.

Sarah Palin - The Most Dangerous Woman in America, Part 3
To understand why Sarah Palin may be the most dangerous woman in America, the decades-old story of another powerful woman - now lost to history - may hold the key. Page 3.

AT&T, Maternity Leave, Pensions - Supreme Court Hears AT&T Corp. v. Hulteen Gender Bias Case
The Supreme Court hears AT&T Corp. v. Hulteen, a gender bias case in which AT&T discriminated against female employees by reducing their pensions during their maternity leave.

Top Women's Issues Stories of 2008
A look at the top women's issues stories of 2008.

Michelle Obama From Working Class Girl to First Lady - Working Class Girlhood Influences First Lady Michelle Obama
From working class girl to First Lady, Michelle Obama readily acknowledges her childhood experiences and family struggles influence who she is today.

Elena Kagan Biography - Elena Kagan Profile
Biography and profile of Elena Kagan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and former U.S. Solicitor General

Elena Kagan Biography - Elena Kagan Profile
Biography and profile of Elena Kagan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, first woman to serve as U.S. Solicitor General, and first female Dean of Harvard Law School. Page 2.

Childhood Influences of Hillary Rodham Clinton and 2008 Presidential Campaign
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was not only historic; it was also symbolic to the millions of women who wanted her to become the first woman president. Why Hillary lost may have less to do with being a woman than being a Clinton. And although she relied on the women's vote, she had difficulty connecting with voters. A look at the childhood influences that shaped the girl that would grow up to be the first viable woman candidate for President.

Hillary's Choice - Marriage or Career?
Hillary's childhood and college years at Wellesley indicated she was very ambitious and competitive, as did her achievements at Yale Law School. Yet when Hillary Rodham met Bill Clinton, she put aside all her apirations. Why did she do this, and what were her influences? Page 2.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - Choosing Her Identity and Finding Her Voice
Hillary Clinton never effectively established an effective and credible identity during her presidential campaign. This was nothing new for her, as she had struggled with choosing her identity and finding her own voice through childhood and college. Page 3.

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Legacy - Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign
Many women voters wanted to see a woman elected president. But several factors made Hillary Clinton's candidacy less than ideal, and her husband's political baggage and his stumping for her on the campaign trail did more to hurt her than help her. What is the legacy of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign? Page 4.

Biography of Debba Haupert, Friendship Expert and Founder of Girlfriendology
Biography of Debba Haupert, founder of Girlfriendology and expert on female friendships.

A Mother Reflects on the One-Year Anniversary of Her Son's Death - Losing an Adult Child
On the one-year anniversary of her son's death, a mother looks back on her journey of grief, loss, and healing. Linda Siniard tells how she learned of Owen's death - just shy of his 21st birthday - how she endured the months that followed, and her memories of a son whose time with her was far too short.

Remembering the Life and Death of Owne Riley - Aftermath of Unexpectedly Losing a Child
After her adult son Owen died due to unexplained circumstances, a mother comes to terms with his loss, the unique difficulties of unresolved grief, and remembering him on the anniversary of his passing. Page 2.

Linda Siniard Biography - Death of a Child - Grieving and Loss
Biography of Linda Siniard, who lost her 20-year-old son Owen due to unexplained circumstances, and created the blog

Surviving Divorce - Infidelity and Cheating - Single After Divorce - Divorce Advice
What do you do if you think your husband is cheating on you? Advice on surviving divorce, dealing with infidelity and cheating, and how to get back into dating when you're newly single after a divorce.

Single After Divorce - Surviving Divorce - Self-Esteem After Divorce - Back in the Dating Game
Finding yourself single after a divorce doesn't have to be traumatic. The two women behind the divorce guide

Japan's First Female Professional Baseball Player - First Woman to Play Pro Baseball
Japan's first female professional baseball player is a 16-year-old high school student whose knuckleball got her drafted as the first woman to play pro baseball.

Media Coverage of Octomom - Octuplet Mom Nadya Suleman Media Coverage
Media coverage of Octomom Nadya Suleman has become a staple of celebrity magazines and gossip websites, even as serious news media outlets give her broadcast time and ink.

Elizabeth Blackburn on Women and Science - Why the Math and Science Gender Gap?
Nobel prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn weighs in on why women lag behind men in math and science careers, especially in academic and research institution, and gives advice on how to encourage girls in the fields of science and achieve work/life balance.

For Women, Science Careers Offer Intellectual Freedom and Flexibility
Women lag behind men in science careers in part because academic and research institutions give subtle cues to women that may discourage them. That's according to a renowned microbiologist who encourages women to pursue science careers, and advocates for an environment welcoming to female researchers. Page 2.

Women and Science in Academia - Earning Tenure , Raising Children, Finding Family & Career Balance
A woman pursuing a career in science in a college or university setting knows well that the path to tenure coincides with a woman's childbearing years. Does a woman have to make one choice or the other? No, says a leading microbiologist who juggled family and work and achieved both personal and professional success. They key is putting your good science mind to work. Page 3.

Work Life Balance - Nobel Prize Winner Elizabeth Blackburn on Work-Life Balance
Achieving work life balance isn't easy for anyone, especially not Nobel prize winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn. In an interview she reveals how she was filled with the same doubts and concerns every working mother has over her career, family, and even baking cookies with the kids.

Direct Sales – 10 Facts About Direct Sales and Women
10 facts including statistics on direct sales and women, and why women are critical to direct selling such as home party sales and door-to-door, face-to-face selling.

Unions and Women Workers - Study Shows Unions Significantly Benefit Women Workers
Unions benefit women workers in ways comparable to the benefits of a college education, new study reveals.

Unions and Women Workers - Study Shows Unions Significantly Benefit Women Workers
Unions benefit women workers in ways comparable to the benefits of a college education, new study reveals. Page 2.

Women Union Members - Women and Union Membership
Women union members are growing at a steady rate, and women comprise 45% of union membership in the US.

Walmart Supreme Court Sex Discrimination Case - Walmart Class Action Lawsuit
Excerpts from the transcript of Walmart v. Dukes - oral arguments from the Walmart sex discrimination class action lawsuit heard by Supreme Court on March 29, 2011, with special emphasis on the commentary and opinions of the three female justices: Justice Ruth Ginsburg, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Justice Elena Kagan.

Walmart Supreme Court Sex Discrimination Case - Walmart Class Action Lawsuit
Excerpts from the transcript of Walmart v. Dukes - oral arguments from the Walmart sex discrimination class action lawsuit heard by Supreme Court on March 29, 2011, with special emphasis on the commentary and opinions of Justice Antonin Scalia. Page 2.

Equal Pay and Rights of Working Women - A Priority of Congress in 2009
Equal pay and the rights of working women are a priority of Congress in 2009 now that there's a Democratic majority in both houses.

Jobs Women - High Paying Jobs For Women Often Non-traditional Jobs
Despite a very real gender-based wage gap, in some jobs women often earn more than men. High paying jobs for women frequently revolve around non-traditional jobs, and in career fields where women are scarce, they can earn more than their male counterparts.

Millennials and Gender Roles
As the millennials come of age, their expectations -- and their sheer numbers -- will break down gender roles at work and at home, creating a cultural shift towards gender equality.

Female Anthem - What is the Top Female Anthem?
Ever since Helen Reddy's 1972 hit

Female Anthem - What is the Top Female Anthem?
Ever since Helen Reddy's 1972 hit

Biography of Lawanna Lynn Campbell
Biography of Lawanna Lynn Campbell, domestic violence survivor and author of

Judgment, Not Justice, for Prostitute Who is Raped
A female judge in Philadelphia tosses out a prostitute's rape case and says that the hooker who dared to press charges

One Mom's Response to Teenage Pregnancy - Participate in a Reality Show - Baby Borrowers
One woman who's had plenty of experience raising teens and young adults decided to participate in the ultimate teachable moment - a reality show intended to show teens what it's really like to be parents and care for a baby.