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Leadership in Pharmaceutical Companies: Where Are the Women?

As I read Jezebel’s piece on evil birth control manufacturers, I found myself wondering who exactly is running these malicious pharmaceutical companies? Is it, as I see it in my head, a bunch of old pasty men—not a vagina in sight?

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Speaker Pelosi: Save the Public Option and Defend Women’s Health

An open letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, asking her to save the Public Option and provide healthcare access to millions of Americans.

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Medicaid Should Stop Paying for Viagra

Conservatives don’t want to pay for abortions? Well, I don’t want to pay for erections.

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Focus on the Family thinks abortion is funny?

Focus on the Family CEO says their ad contains "a bit of humor." Can you even imagine the backlash from a humerous pro-choice ad? The words unfeeling, cruel, soulless, and baby haters come to mind.

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Would CBS air a pro-choice Super Bowl ad?

In deciding to air a Focus on the Family ad during the Super Bowl, CBS executives have effectively outed themselves as anti-choice and anti-woman.

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How do we Trust Women? Elect more.

If we can’t trust women to take care of their most critical health needs, how are we even trusting them to be in public and function in society? They must be so irrational, frail, and unintelligent—how do we even allow them outside the home?

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Coakley Criticism Proves Stereotypes Still Hurt Female Candidates

When will female candidates learn? You can’t be too emotional, that makes you seem weak. So how can they act, you ask? That question remains unanswered.

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Kim McMillan: Protecting women’s health in Tennessee

In a state that ranks 49th for women’s political participation and receives a D+ choice ranking from NARAL Pro-Choice America, Kim McMillan is truly a trailblazer.

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Women candidates and money: Another double standard?

A woman can either be a prude or promiscuous. Too pretty or too masculine. A shrew or a doormat. As women try to tip-toe somewhere in the middle, we find that one small move can send us plunging straight into one of the extremes.

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