Feminist Forte

Happy Halloween. My kids decided to go with homemade costumes this year, so I was spared the scary aisles of the Halloween stores. Not scary boo, but ...

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Happy Halloween

Weekends; when working mothers continue to work, just in a different place, on different assignments. I love the weekends. I love having breakfast wit...

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I Hope They Lose

According to a new survey conducted by The Center for American Progress and ELLE magazine, just 20 percent of men think their pay would be affected by...

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Men Could Close the Wage Gap

Here’s a roundup of news related to women. Tough times for gender discrimination cases: A jury in New York decided late last week that Rochelle Cohe...

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News from Around the Web

Declare your independence ladies. Put down that mop and enjoy the holiday. For more on the harms of housework read: Is Housework Holding Women Back fr...

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Declare Your Independence

Let’s hear it for fathers on Father’s Day. Let’s hear it for the stay-at-home-fathers. These men are helping pave a path forward for more me...

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Let’s Hear It for Fathers

My kids need some new t-shirts so I checked out the Avenger-themed apparel from Marvel Comics. I can buy my daughter the “I Need a Hero” s...

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A Feminist Mom Goes Shopping

I used to be that woman. You know, the feminist, at work. I tried not to be. I resisted for a long time. But as I neared my 40s, things just started f...

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Talking About Gender at Work

I’m over at the Huffington Post today with more thoughts on Equal Pay Day. It may sound trivial but how unfair is it that women spend more to g...

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More About Equal Pay

Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer died Sunday at the age of 81. I’ve always loved her bright designs and simple shift dresses and  especially ad...

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Lilly Pulitzer Dies at Age 81

In honor of Women’s History Month, The MamaFesto, The Eloquent Woman and I created a list for The Skinny Scoop of women we admire. Whose courag...

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Most Admired Women

I live in a world where a bunch of high school kids witnessed two boys conducting sexual acts on a falling down, throwing up drunk girl and didn’t i...

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Stop the Next Steubenville

Good news. Congress paased the Violence Against Women Act today, and the bill included provisions protecting Native American, immigrant and lesbian, g...

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Good News: VAWA Passes

Here’s an interesting infographic from CityTownInfo.com that breaks down the challenges and opportunities for women interested in scientific careers...

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Women in Science

Today would have been Rosa Parks 100th birthday. Parks sparked a boycott and a movement when in 1955 she refused to give up her seat to a white passen...

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Celebrating Two Women Tonight