So we get one day to celebrate ourselves. This year, when our rights are being chipped away, it feels extra hollow. Jeannie Edmunds weighs in.
The Ambition Trap: How It Snares Powerful Women
Here’s an outrageous rule of politics we see with Kamala Harris and Nikki Haley: The closer you get to power, the more you get slapped down.
Remembering Jimmy Carter: A Champion of Women
Jimmy Carter, who is nearing death as we publish this, had a secret political weapon in his wife Rosalynn. We are thinking of both right now.
#MeToo Backlash: The Triumph and Pitfalls of a Bold Movement
The new anti-sexual harassment fervor is fabulous, amazing, essential—but longtime feminist writer Sheila Weller says we should handle it with care.
Hey, Don Lemon, Who You Calling “Not Prime”?
Don Lemon’s extraordinarily stupid comments about Nikki Haley (and women in general) are a shining example of sexist ageism. Stop it already.
Madonna’s Face: Ageism and Misogyny Are the Real Issue
Critics blasted Madonna’s look at Sunday’s GRAMMYs, which proves that society is still ageist and sexist and Madonna is still a provocateur.
That’s Progress: Women Control U.S. Government Purse Strings
In a historic first, all the leaders negotiating the coming budget battle in the U.S. government are women. So much for stereotypes.
2022 Women of the Year: the Sane, the Strong, the Generous
From attempted coup to rollback of women’s rights, it’s a mad, mad, mad world. Here are 12 women who are kicking butt and helping to set things right.
Goodbye Judy Woodruff. We’ll Miss Your Calming Presence
The long-time PBS News Hour anchor is set to retire this month. One fan-girl is especially grateful she got us through the COVID and Trump years.
Nancy Pelosi, the Best Female Politician in U.S. History
Retiring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could give a master class on how women can wield power. We should all pay attention.