Olympic Champion Nicole Cooke's 'The Breakaway' Reveals Sexism in Cycling

I often wonder how women like Nicole Cooke become women like Nicole Cooke, strong and courageous enough to earn the titles of a World and Olympic cyclist champion. A mother, I am always looking for ways to empower my daughter and help her become competitive and strong, in mind and in body....more

Every 'Ghostbusters 3' Announcement Unleashes More Sexist Pushback

Let me tell you a little story about the Ghostbusters and me. ...more
CatherineTheWriter Totally feel you. I got (figuratively) accosted in a Mythbusters forum once ...more

The 5 Covert Sexists You Meet Online

Any online dating profile containing the word “feminist” is bound to elicit some unsettling reactions, some merely misinformed – “I’m not a feminist; I believe in equality” – and some outright adversarial – “I guess you don’t want a man with balls” (that’s an actual OKCupid message). You probably won’t give these people* a second glance. But some are less upfront about their sexism. They may even make it through a few dates before you come face-to-face with their covert but insidious beliefs.1. Mr. Nice Guy...more
So whose left?  I'm Mr.Crawl into your chequing book. You can't resist.more

Hillary Clinton and the Long-Running History of Sexism in Politics

Hillary Clinton remains the likely frontrunner for the Democrats in the 2016 race for President. Yet Elizabeth Warren continues to become more visible and vocal as well. Regardless of who runs, if it is a woman, she will face a barrage of sexism and misogyny....more
jessc_traveler Yes, and now I am afraid that the "email scandal" Hillary is forced to confront ...more

Who's Holding Women Back at Work? It's Not Men

When women speak up in the workplace, they are viewed in a negative light—that is, when they're not interrupted by men first—according to a new piece in the New York Times....more

The Corner Of Ferguson And Freedom

.KWestSavali Black Women's "Bodies" on the Line: http://www.blogher.com/black-womens-bodies-line ...more

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision May Be a Disaster for Republicans

 Nick Anderson, Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist,...more

Supreme Court gets it wrong in denying women birth control in private US companies like Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court gets it wrong when five men make the majority and in a landmark case denies birth control for women who work for some US companies like Hobby Lobby. Don't shop there. And in the midterm elections vote more women into office so that this decision gets struck down.In a world of 7 billion people why would anyone want to prevent a woman from getting birth control if she so chooses? How can five men on the Supreme Court have the audousity to take choice away from women.  How sexist.Stop shopping at Hobby Lobby....more

Cultural Celebration Without Discrimination

Originally posted on ChapterTK.com...more

And why not the clitoris?

And why not the clitoris? A loyal reader steered me toward Sophia Wallace's "cliteracy" art, and I thought, what if, instead of a tiny pocket penis, women carried a tiny clitoris around -- not a real one, you understand, because we already do carry a real one around....more