Electing Change: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Getting Progressive Women Into Office

On Tuesday, May 3, I tuned into a discussion between Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY's List. EMILY's List is an organization that specifically helps pro-choice, Democratic women get elected to public office. When I tuned into the discussion (ten minutes late due to technical issues on my end, but that's another story), Sen. Gillibrand and Schriock were discussing the importance of electing more women to office. ...more

Very honest, authentic post, no surprise. :) Thanks.

At the very local level, where I am ...more

Electing Women in 2008: It's Not Over Yet!

While many women are devastated by Obama's selection of Joe Biden as a running mate, those concerned with achieving higher rates of female representation in elected offices should remember that the game is not over this election year. There numerous progressive women running for office all over the nation. Since an enormous portion of laws and policies that affect women are make outside of the Oval Office, don't write off 2008 as a big year for women just yet. ...more

My sentiments completely. I am based in the UK and recently posted a comment on a UK ...more