All too often, when women of color are concerned about things outside of what appears to be the predominant white woman’s agenda, those things aren’t considered “women’s issues.” But, we cannot tell women of color what issues are important to them.
The OpEd Project has released a dismaying report showing that female op-ed writers still mostly write about “pink” topics such as women-specific health care. But those stories are critically important, and if women “break out” and write about other things, who’s left to cover them?
Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.
This may be one of the most important elections that women will…oops…sparkly!
Sexism was a successful strategy in this election – for male Democrats and Republicans. The only group for which it didn’t work so well was women.
President Obama will officially create a White House Council on Women and Girls tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11. But don’t call it a symbolic gesture – this has the potential to be way more than that.
Mexico Supreme Court will uphold one-year-old Mexico City abortion law; Confusion still remains about John McCain’s anti-choice positions; Pennsylvania asks for federal abstinence-only funds for after school programs.