More Gender Issues Articles

  • How many American women are at risk for female genital mutilation? New study to find out

    A forthcoming study will determine how many women in the U.S. have undergone female genital mutilation and how many girls are at risk of having the procedure done to them.

  • Where are strong GOP women? In the Senate

    Washington has no shortage of ambitious politicians. Sadly, however, it appears the GOP is lacking ambition on a host of issues — including issues typically attributed to women.

  • Women go online to protest 'everyday sexism'

    LONDON (AP) — When Laura Bates was followed home one night by a man from her bus, she didn't think much of it. Incidents like that just seemed to be part of living in London. But the writer said several other similar situations followed within days: One stranger shouted obscenities at her out...

  • Jill Abramson says her gender wasn't the 'whole explanation' for her firing

    Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson doesn't believe she was fired just because she is a woman.

  • Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for this fall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...

  • Is 'legitimate case of rape' any better than 'legitimate rape'?

    Former Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., continued his book/"remember me?" tour by admitting "legitimate rape" was the wrong term to use -- he should have said "legitimate case of rape."

  • The Republican plan to change the 'war on women' narrative needs work

    A group of conservative women, mostly members of the Republican Study Committee, met Friday to discuss issues facing women today and how the GOP can better explain how its policies could help.

  • Want contracts? Work harder, women's org. CEO says

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pamela Prince-Eason isn't letting women business owners off the hook — if they want more contracts with big corporations or the government, they have to work harder to get them than they do now. The CEO of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, an organization...

  • Sexist views dent Japan push for women's rights

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese newspapers splashed front-page photos this week of a Tokyo assemblyman bowing deeply to a female colleague after admitting that he had heckled her with a sexist remark. The uproar over the rude comments aimed at Ayaka Shiomura by some male lawmakers reflects both greater...

  • Obama says US should have paid maternity leave

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid leave for mothers of newborns. "Many women can't even get a paid day off to give birth — now that's a pretty low bar," Obama said at the White House...

  • VIDEO: President Obama announces help for working families

    President Obama on Monday announced plans to sign a presidential memorandum aimed at easing workplace struggles for working families.

  • Tokyo assemblyman apologizes over sexist heckling

    TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo city assemblyman apologized Monday for shouting out a sexist remark at a female counterpart last week — but denied he meant to insult her. Akihiro Suzuki, 51, reversed his earlier denial and came forward five days after officials scrambled to identify the voices heard...

  • Democratic 2016 hopeful thinks Southern men are 'effeminate'

    Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer, D-Mont, thinks men from the South, including House Majority Leader (for now) Eric Cantor, R-Va., are "a little effeminate." Schweitzer, who spoke with National Journal writer Marin Cogan the night Cantor suffered his stunning loss to Dave Brat, apparently has...

  • 'Feisty,' 'complain' and other words you can't use to talk about Hillary Clinton

    Oh dear, someone called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "feisty" and now ThinkProgress is out crying sexism. CNN host Christiane Amanpour – a woman, if you didn’t know – said that Clinton "got quite feisty" during her interview Tuesday with Diane Sawyer – another woman (just...

  • #EndFathersDay, the latest ridiculous hashtag from the feminist outrage machine

    I’m hesitant to give credence to this drivel, but some things are just so ridiculous they need to be mocked. Apparently, Father’s Day is just another way of perpetuating the patriarchal dominance that is so rampant in American society. Forget that Mother’s Day is also a thing, that’s...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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