Women's Issues Sitemap - Page 3 2015-08-30

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Rape Victims, False Rape Accusations and Credibility
A vastly underreported crime, the issue of rape and sexual assault is further compounded by misinformation about false rape statistics and how women behave after being raped or sexually assaulted. Both bring into question a woman's credibility and whether or not rape cases have any chance of moving forward in the legal system.

Women in the Peace Corps - Rape, Sexual Assault in the Peace Corps - Are Women Safe?
An ABC News 20/20 investigation in January 2011 revealed a disturbing history of rape and sexual assault among women serving as volunteers in the Peace Corps. This most recent news is just one in a series of articles and stories about the dangers faced by women in the Peace Corps, a US government agency more concerned with its image than with keeping women volunteers safe.

Rape, Sexual Assault of Women in the Peace Corps - Are Women Safe? Part II
Years before the ABC News 20/20 investigation into the Peace Corps in January 2011, in 2003 the Dayton Daily News exposed the increase in rape and sexual assault cases reported by women serving as volunteers in the Peace Corps and revealed a pattern of denial that the Peace Corps has engaged in for decades. Page 2.

Rape Victim's Behavior and Language - The Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Case
The sexual assault case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn seemed solid until the credibility of the hotel maid he attacked was questioned. A renowned expert on law enforcement's handling of rape victims discusses how reporting the accounts of rape and sexual assault victims in the victim's own words -- using authentic language and not clinical terms -- is critical to successful investigation and prosecution. Page 2.

Determining Credibility of Rape Victim's Story - Getting It Right, Avoiding Bias
Sometimes a rape victim's account of what happened may seem to change over time. Is it proof that she's lying or that the rape never happened? Not according to a leading expert who's worked with rape victims and law enforcement. Sometimes it's the interviewer's fault, and sometimes the rape victim lies out of fear that her story doesn't sound like a

Not Rape Victim, But Rape Survivor Part II - Recovering from Rape
Although rape victim Renee DeVesty healed physically from her rape, it took years to overcome the emotional trauma and move from victim to rape survivor on the road to recovery from rape.

Renee DeVesty Biography
Biography of Renee DeVesty, rape survivor and advocate

Cyberstalking and Your Credit Rating
Cyberstalking can include a deliberate attempt to destroy your credit rating -- a very simple process that is surprisingly easy and can put your financial future at risk.

ERA Equal Right Amendment and WEA Women's Equality Amendment - Difference Between ERA Equal Rights Amendment and WEA Women's Equality Amendment
Although the ERA Equal Rights Amendment and WEA Women's Equality Amendment work toward the same goal, the difference between the ERA and WEA could mean the difference between ratification and defeat.

After Catwoman - Julie Newmar's Many Lives - Women Changing Careers and Surviving a Divorce
Julie Newmar became a household name when she played Catwoman in the 1960s TV series

When Mom Moves In - Statistics, Trends and Benefits of Mom Moving In With Adult Children
When mom moves in, what can you expect? Statistics, trends and benefits of mother moving in with adult children are included.

Hillary Clinton Beijing Conference on Women 1995
One woman's recollection of Hillary Clinton at the Beijing Conference on Women in 1995.

Child Support Enforcement - Tips on Pursuing Child Support Enforcement When a Deadbeat Refuses to Pay
An expert in child support enforcement describes the ins and outs of the enforcement of child support and tips for parents pursuing child support payments.

Father Daughter Relationship - Daughter Reflects on Death of Parent
An adult daughter comes to terms with the terminal diagnosis and impending death of a parent, and recalls the special father daughter relationship they shared.

Father Daughter Relationship - Death of Parent
An adult daughter comes to terms with the terminal diagnosis and impending death of a parent, and recalls the special father daughter relationship they shared. Page 2.

Janice Van Dyck Biography
Biography of writer Janice Van Dyck, author of Finding Frances and The O'Malley Trilogy.

Moms With Sons - Stereotyping Boys - How to Overcome Boy Stereotypes
Moms with sons have to work especially hard at avoiding stereotyping boys. Here are ways in which you can overcome boy stereotypes and counter the pressure of societal stereotypes.

Eating Disorders - Moms With Sons - Boys and Eating Disorders
A mom with sons weighs in on whether or not boys are influenced by seeing their moms diet, worry about food and self-image, or struggle with eating disorders.

Top 10 Priceless Gifts Mom Wants
Give Mom a gift she really wants - your time and effort spent on something she'll truly appreciate. All it takes is some planning and preparation, and best of all, it's free.

Husband Cheating - If You Caught Your Husband Cheating, Would You Forgive Your Unfaithful Spouse?
If you caught your husband cheating, would you forgive your unfaithful spouse? A Gallup poll reveals that most Americans would not forgive and forget.

Narcissistic Men - Why Women Should Never Date Narcissistic Men
A Kent State psychologist reveals why narcissistic men harbor hostility toward heterosexual women, and why dating narcissistic men may be a very bad idea.

Using Women's Bodies to Sell - Pin-Up Girls, Objectification of Women, and Self-Objectification
To sell clothing, yogurt, acne medication, and even breakfast cereal, women are featured in commercials and TV spots advertising the product. Okay, fine, that

Who is Susan Rice and Why Did Obama Nominate Her? And is She Related to Condi Rice?
As President-elect Barack Obama announces a handful of nominees today, it's good to see capable, competent, highly-qualified women in the mix. Of course we

Women, Rape and the Holocaust - Suppressed for Decades, Truth Comes Out in New Book
Women, Rape and the Holocaust - Suppressed for Decades, Truth Comes Out in New Book

First female four-star general Ann E. Dunwoody
First female four-star general Ann E. Dunwoody. Page 5.

Olympic Moms
The 2008 Summer Olympics saw an interesting phenomenom - more and more women who were mothers competing in the games. Page 8.

Oprah Winfrey, Kingmaker?
Oprah Winfrey's influence on the 2008 presidential race is still being debated. Yet her public support of the Illinois senator helped propel him to the front of the pack and brought large crowds to his rallies. Page 9.

Tina Fey and the Impersonation That Reversed the 'Palin Effect'
Days after Sarah Palin was chosen to be John McCain's running mate, many remarked on Tina Fey's uncanny resemblance to the VP nominee. The similarities brought the NBC sitcom star back to her former show, Saturday Night Live, to star in a series of political sketches that skewered the VP candidate and in part reversed the 'Palin Effect.' Page 4.

Women bloggers
Women bloggers came of age in 2008 with top mommy blogs like Dooce, corporate advertisers interested in the BlogHer conference, and the rise of citizen journalists. Page 10.

The Women in Eliot Spitzer's Life
In 2008, the women in Eliot Spitzer's life garnered the type of media attention no woman would want. Page 11.

Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi. Women's Issues. Page 7.

Wives of Unfaithful Politicians
Elizabeth Edwards. Women's Issues. Page 6.

Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer of Google. Women's Issues. Page 4.

Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay
Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay. Women's Issues. Page 6.

The Mother of Reality TV -- Mary-Ellis Bunim
The Mother of Reality TV -- Mary-Ellis Bunim. Page 7.

Hillary Clinton Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton Secretary of State. Page 4.

Rihanna and Chris Brown Assault
Rihanna and Chris Brown Assault. Women's Issues. Page 5.

Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle. Women's Issues. Page 10.

Impact of Sexism on Hillary Clinton's 2008 Presidential Campaign
The impact of sexism on Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign triggered debate on whether media bias influenced the outcome. This on top of a primary season which pitted gender against race.

The Talk - Review of Premiere Episode
Will the new CBS show 'The Talk' draw viewers away from ABC's 'The View'? A review of the show's premiere episode with guest Christie Brinkley and a discussion of when to have 'the talk' about sex with your kids.

12 Facts About Janet Napolitano - DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano
12 facts about Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security Secretary, that reveal another unexpected side to the former governor of Arizona.

Virgin Cure - myths about AIDS and STDs - child rape
The Virgin Cure is the mistaken belief that having sex with a female virgin will cure AIDS and/or STDs.

Tweens, Dating and Sex - Tweens More Sexually Active Than Parents Realize
A July 2008 study of tween dating relationships and sexuality finds that tweens are more sexually active than parents realize.

Profile of Cindy McCain - Cindy McCain Biography
Profile of Cindy McCain - Cindy McCain bio.

Profile of Madelyn Payne Dunham - Bio of Barack Obama's Grandmother
Profile of Madelyn Payne Dunham, Barack Obama's grandmother

Elizabeth Blackburn Bio, Elizabeth Blackburn Profile
A short bio and profile of Elizabeth Blackburn, the 2009 Nobel prize winner in medicine.

Sarah Palin Profile - Biography of Sarah Palin
A profile of Sarah Palin, the first woman to be nominated Vice President by the Republican Party. Sarah Palin was chosen by John McCain to be his running mate for the 2008 election.

Hyde Amendment - Text of the Hyde Amendment 2009
The complete text of the Hyde Amendment as it was passed in 2009.

Prostitution and Sex Workers - Prostitutes in the Sex Trade
Statistics, anecdotal stories, and real life accounts of prostitution and sex workers' experiences as prostitutes in the sex trade. What prostitution does to women who work in the sex trade industry, and why sex workers are at greater risk of injury, abuse, rape, and even death.

What is a crisis pregnancy center? What is a pregnancy resource center?
An explanation of what crisis pregnancy centers and pregnancy resource centers offer, along with the findings of the Waxman Report, a government investigation into these centers, many of which receive federal funding.

What is Title X
Description of the federal program known as Title X which supports comprehensive family planning by provided funding to community based clinics offering contraception, information and counseling.

What is the Healthy Families Act? How does the Healthy Families Act benefit women?
The Healthy Families Act is a bill introduced by Rep. Rosa DeLauro which provides up to seven days of paid sick leave to employees in businesses employing 15 or more people.

Obama's Position on Preventing Teen Pregnancy
Obama's position on preventing teen pregnancy

Title IX - What is Title IX?
A description of Title IX which changed the face of women's sports.

What is pelvic inflammatory disease?
What is pelvic inflammatory disease? How does it relate to sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) and can it affect a woman's ability to become pregnant?

What is Sadie Hawkins Day? Is It the Same Day as Leap Day February 29?
Is Sadie Hawkins Day a real day, and is it the same day as Leap Day, February 29? How did it start, and why do women ask men out or propose marriage on Sadie Hawkins Day?

About Abortion - Thinking About Abortion - Making the Abortion Decision - Choosing Abortion
You're thinking about having an abortion and you've got questions about abortion and the abortion process. Having an abortion requires a great deal of advance planning, and this list of six items to consider can help with the decision-making and the process of choosing a legitimate health care provider who offers abortion services.

Pregnancy Pact - Was There a Pregnancy Pact in Gloucester, MA?
Did a pregnancy pact exist between high school girls in Gloucester, Massachusetts?

Cougar - What's Behind the Cougar Image?
Why has the cougar image come to represent every woman over 40 who dates a younger man? Is it a stereotype or an accurate description of a new lifestyle trend? Here are several perspectives on the cougar phenomenon.

Jobs for Women - Best Jobs, Top Paying Jobs, Jobs Employing More Women, Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men
What are the best jobs for women available? A look at the careers that employ the most women, the occupations that have the largest percentage of women, the top paying jobs for women, jobs where women earn more than men, and more. Plus factors that can have a positive or negative influence on her job and career.

Abortion Clinics - Links to Abortion Clinics Online
A list of websites that provide an online directory of abortion clinics that offer abortion services or referrals to abortion providers including links and phone numbers.

Lee, Ling - Journalists Lee, Ling Captured Then Pardoned by North Korea
A nearly five-month ordeal for journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling captured in North Korea ended when former president Bill Clinton met with Kim Jong Il, who pardoned and released the two 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.

Hyde Amendment - What is the Hyde Amendment?
A description of the 1976 Hyde Amendment restricting federal funding for abortions, and its impact on abortion today.

What is V-Day?
What is V-Day? Learn the meaning of V-Day and why it's associated with

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