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On Women’s Rights Worldwide, The 1980s Are Calling…

Global health did not come up explicitly in the final presidential debate, which focused on U.S. foreign policy. Both candidates, however, made reference to women’s issues, primarily voicing support for women’s empowerment in the Middle East.

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Presidential Campaigns Protest Suggestion that Crowley Might Actually Moderate the Debate

CNN anchor and chief political correspondent Candy Crowley. Photo: Los Angeles Times.

It’s Okay for a woman to relay information, but, OMG! What if she asks a follow-up question?

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Activist Groups May Determine the Role of Choice in the Election

A new Gallup survey has the line evenly divided between pro-choice and anti-choice voters. Will PACs put candidates on top?

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A Debate in Which Women Were Left Drinking Alone

Photo: wassermonster.com.

If you expected to be drinking every time a woman’s issue was raised during the debate, you probably ended the night sober. But… come November, we may be drowning our sorrows.

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Susan B. Anthony List Lies About Obama’s Record

Photo: Facebook.

What is more important for women in politics than starting a super PAC focused on a race between two men?

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Will the First Presidential Debate Focus on Reproductive Rights?

2008 Presidential Debate. Photo: Reuters via Politico.

Wednesday’s first presidential debate will be focused on “domestic issues.” Will reproductive health questions be a factor, or relegated to the back bench?

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Convention Bounce Not Always Guaranteed

The president’s lead over his challenger has grown after two weeks of party conventions.

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Deal With It, Girlfriends: Bill Clinton Teaches Women Candidates How to Win

In the light of this great day for us social justice advocates, something else came to mind as I reflected on Bill Clinton’s presence at the DNC: His comeback (forget New Hampshire, his comeback in the whole wide world) and just how instructive it is for women candidates now vying for office.

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SBA List Spends Money in Missouri, But Not on Akin

Al Kresta/Blogspot.

The group offered moral support to the senate candidate, but seems to be spending their ad dollars elsewhere.

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Anti-Sex Ed Curriculum Makes the List: Don’t Blame Obama, Blame the System

A recently updated list of federally approved “evidence-based” teen pregnancy prevention programs has been causing a stir. Rather than blaming Obama for this, we’d all do better to recognize that it was the result of a fundamentally flawed system sorely in need of review and repair.

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