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Q and A With Governor Jennifer Granholm: “It’s Time for Women to Lead”

RH Reality Check conducted a Q & A with former Michigan Governor and host of Current TV’s ‘The War Room’ Jennifer Granholm on how Republicans want to treat women like children and why women should be leading this country.

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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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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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Unfinished Business: Gender Inequality in India’s Parliament

Despite some progress in electing women, too few women legislators are getting elected, and India’s Parliament remains dominated by men.

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Roundup: For Some Anti-Choicers, “Compromise Means Betrayal”

USA Today editorializes in favor of new anti-choice strategy to reduce rather than outlaw abortion; female majority in the New Hampshire state Senate; former NARAL legal director to advise President-Elect Obama.

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She Runs

Today at the DNC, organizations supported women politicians encouraged young women to run for public office.

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Roundup: HIV Testing for All Women, New Smears Against Obama, Women Try Again for Elected Office

New recommendations on HIV testing from ACOG, smears on “infanticide” to hit Obama, and a historic number of women are making second attempts at elected office this year.

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