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Nostalgia for Those Louts: A “Mad Men” Salon

Astute and unflinching examination of gender politics has proved to be the secret of the rise of “Mad Men” in popular culture. RH Reality Check is hosting a salon on the program.

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Selecting the Same Sex

While sex selective abortion allows women to make what is, in a sense, the ultimate in supposedly informed consumerism, it also can work to create a world where being female is viewed as the primary and most terminal of birth defects.

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Men Are From Apatow-Land, Women Are From Venus

In “Funny People,” men are always from Mars and women from Venus–and the central question is how Mars should gently approach Venus despite his libidinous need to fornicate with her.

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When Sexism is Deadly

Indifference to maternal mortality is closely related to indifference to women’s reproductive rights.

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Not Tonight, Honey, And Who Knows Why?

Journalists are happy to report on the sexual desire gap between women and men. But they refuse to ask why the gap persists.

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“Sarah Palin Feminism?” More Like Sarah Palin Sexism

Note to “Sarah Palin feminists”: real feminism is about fighting not just sexist spin but the substance of women’s inequality.

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VIDEO: The Daily Show on “The Gender Card” and Palin

It’s been seen by more than two million people online already and this hilarious Daily Show take on "The Gender Card" is well worth watching.

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Between a Rock Star and a Hard Place

A new anti-Obama campaign ad suggests that McCain knows he has already lost the young women’s vote — and that it wasn’t worth having to begin with.

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Victim Blaming: Cover Up, Walk In Groups and Other “Friendly Advice”

If we women do fall victim to some nefarious person, we must remember — in spite of all the “friendly advice” we’ve been given — that the blame lies solely on the back of those who would harm others.

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Roundup: Sexism Sells, Unmasking McCain

Sexism in election coverage, McCain’s reproductive health views unknown to many, PEPFAR needs fixing.

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