BY Emily Rems in Feminizzle on Jan 22, 2009 |
On this day 36 years ago, the Supreme Court made a landmark decision protecting the right to choose for all American women, and that right has been challenged and threatened ever since. Here's hoping that the new administration that began on Tuesday will keep our best interests at heart, and will begin to undo the eroding of our reproductive freedoms that has occurred over the last three and a half decades. One important way Obama's team can do this, is to strike ... Read More
BY Maggie in Feminizzle on Jan 21, 2009 |
Yay!! The Senate voted 94-2 for Hillary Rodham Clinton to become
US Secretary of State.
Clinton came a long way from her freshman year at Wellesley College, serving as president of the Wellesley Young Republicans. Don't ya ... Read More
BY Maggie in Feminizzle on Jan 20, 2009 |
Tonight I thought of Lorraine Hansberry, author of 'A Raisin in the Sun' and songstress, Nina Simone. Simone co-wrote the song and tribute to Hansberry and the Civil Rights movement 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black.' I imagined that these two very talented women, activists and friends would have spoken and sung at the inauguration with joy and amazement!
Lorraine Hansberry ... Read More
BY debbie in Feminizzle on Jan 04, 2009 |
Rachida Dati. Photo: Pierre-Philippe, Getty ImagesSimone de Beauvoir would be proud. Not only does France have a female foreign minister, but she's 43, Muslim, unmarried, and recently gave birth while refusing to name the father of her child (While the Uk Telegraph reports 'Possible candidates include a French millionaire and hotel and casino baron, and the former prime minister of another European country,' I smell sperm bank and IVF. It's not easy to get ... Read More
BY Team Intern in Feminizzle on Nov 06, 2008 |
If you're like most women who grew up post-Title IX, you probably had some pretty good opportunities to play sports in high school and college. However, Title IX is still a controversial issue as many people believe boy's sports suffer from the policy of ensuring equal resources for athletes of both genders.
The fact is, many schools around the country, girls still have less equipment, fewer teams, inferior facilities or less time dedicated to their sports teams ... Read More