US: All the Selfish Reasons to Be a Male Feminist. New super PAC to boost women candidates.

First female Citadel grad challenging Sen. Graham’s … video.latino.foxnews.com Nancy Mace talks South Carolina primary run.

Libertarian Populism’s Female Problem Huffington Post …Now, it isn’t that women aren’t cognizant of the very real ways that institutions can be rigged against them. After all, we’re not so far from entrenched institutional paternalism that kept (and in some ways, still keeps) women’s voices from being heard. It’s just that framing the problem this way isn’t likely to connect with women. There’s a reason, after all, that Rocky and Rudy don’t typically rank very high on most women’s lists of favorite movies. It’s just not a story that intrinsically resonates.

Of course, there is no generic “female” personality that is completely distinct from the “male” personality. But it’s relatively uncontroversial to assert, based on a wealth of surveys and psychological profiles, that men and women tend to respond differently to different kinds of narratives. Whether that’s more the result of nature or nurture is a separate debate, and one that’s ultimately not terribly relevant to the matter at hand. If libertarian populism isn’t pitched in a way that appeals to women, then it’s unlikely to prove terribly helpful to Republicans, who desperately need to make inroads with the single largest demographic bloc that has turned its back on the party.

Actress Kathleen Turner on Conservative Male Politicians: ‘I’ve Had … Hollywood Reporter …I would have thought by now that I wouldn’t be reading news stories about a “who’s who of the next generation of Republican Party leaders” – all men – running around trying to enact a national ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

I had hoped I wouldn’t see another photo of a male governor, surrounded by smiling men, signing a bill forbidding counselors from even discussing abortion with rape survivors.

Or another, who had promised women in his state that he wouldn’t pass any more abortion restrictions, sneaking through an effort to close clinics in a motorcycle safety law.

Thanks, feminism. Photo by Juriah Mosin/Shutterstock

All the Selfish Reasons to Be a Male Feminist slate.com Feminism, in short, doesn’t just empower women. It empowers me. It allows me to take on roles that have traditionally been associated with women. It gives me more flexibility in my career. As a man, feminism has had a huge positive effect on my life. It seems like the least I can do in return is own it.

New super PAC to boost women candidatesThe Center for Public Integrity Neither Kentucky nor Georgia has ever elected a woman to serve in the U.S. Senate, but a newly created super PAC based outside of Portland, Ore., hopes to …

Fox News Host: More Women Breadwinners Means … 51 sec videos.huffingtonpost.com Fox News host Eric Bolling: more women breadwinners means more abortions.

What will it take for Iowa to elect a woman to Congress?Iowa City Press Citizen Electing a woman to Congress in 2014 would be a great step towards that goal. A growing body of research shows what happens when one-third of a group is …

McCaskill attracts attention over ‘women’s issues,’ but insists her …St. Louis Beacon But McCaskill, D-Mo., says it would be wrong to characterize her as a “women’s- issues senator” – although she adds that she understands why some have …

‘Madam President’ Effort Kicks Off in Iowa U.S. News & World Report A group first started to help elect pro-choice, Democratic women candidates to public … “Elections are really a snapshot in time,” said Vanden Berg of the 2008 …

Poll: Iowa Democrats ready for a woman president Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier DAVENPORT, Iowa — A poll of likely Democratic caucus-goers in Iowa shows the state is ready to play a historic role in helping to elect a woman to the White …

Are Seniors Souring on the Republican Party? The Atlantic The senior shift was an unexpected result that jumped out of a poll Greenberg was conducting for the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund focused on …

Oliver’s Senate bid may be precursor to future statewide campaign The Republic Oliver, already the state’s most powerful elected woman as speaker of the General Assembly, has been campaigning to become the lone female in the state’s …

For Fox & Friends, Gender Pay Inequality And Need For Title IX Are … Media Matters for America (blog) Doocy and Stossel first attempted to tackle the gender pay gap. … Stossel took the stance that without Title IX, which prohibits colleges and universities from …

Leading Republican Congresswomen to Address GOP Women’s … The Herald | HeraldOnline.com The two-day summit will include leading female business owners, party … Party gender gap and strategies for the GOP to better connect with female voters.

Meet Charlotte Golar Richie: The Only Woman In The Boston … WGBH NEWS “I don’t think that she’s created enough of a buzz around her candidacy yet to alert progressives, alert minority voters that there is in fact a female candidate of …

Women leaders promote paid sick days for all NJ workers Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com The female leaders said they were promoting the issue because women are … Butch said, executive director of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey.

Is The U.S. Poised For Its First Female President? Author Discusses … St. Louis Public Radio The United States Senate has 20 women in office, a mark never before reached prior to the last election. The top political seats in New Hampshire are all held by …

The GOP Is Now Trying To Lure Women Out Of The Kitchen The Frisky The GOP is worried about the lack of Republican women in Congress. This issue became a priority when the Republicans realized that they needed a friendly …

Women Are from Mars Too – by Rosa Brooks Foreign Policy (blog) Specifically, studies of global polling data suggest that women are consistently less likely than men to favor the use of military force, leading Zenko, with whom I …

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