Gender and Politics in the media

US: The GOP’s ‘Slap Hillary’ Problem. What Men, Women Think About Gender Equality.

Texas Tea Party Republican Women Celebrate 20 years of Service Texas GOP Vote To a crowd of 250 plus, Texas Tea Party Republican Women (TTPRW) celebrated their 20th anniversary last Tuesday night. The crowd included Kay Smith, current president of TTPRW along with past presidents of TTPRW, members and their spouses and a plethora of candidates!

Daily Caller: Obama is a woman, and women are terrible! Salon The Daily Caller has anointed Barack Obama the “first female president” because the conservative website thinks he has no honor, is not self-reliant and lacks …

The Republican Party’s ‘Slap Hillary’ Problem TIME This obscure political startup, whose website catalogs the various sins of the former Senator and Secretary of State — “the name alone strikes dread in the hearts of freedom-loving Americans” — might have escaped notice had the proprietors not included a charming game in which Web visitors are encouraged to slap a pink-pantsuit-clad Clinton with a cartoon hand.

You could write this off as some loser’s sick, sexist joke. But there was also the popular evangelical blog that depicted Clinton in ghoulish Joker makeup and inveighed against the danger of electing a female President who “wouldn’t be taken seriously.” Or the conservatives who dubbed Democratic state senator Wendy Davis “Abortion Barbie” after Davis filibustered a Texas bill that curbed abortion rights, in an apparent dig at her appearance.

Solving the Law Firm Gender Gap (blog) The Gender Equity Task Force of the American Bar Association (of which I am a member) was created to recommend ways to eliminate gender bias in the legal …

Conservatives react oddly to Filner scandal U-T San Diego In 2003, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was running for governor, over 16 women came forward with sexual harassment accusations. Conservatives at that time …

What Men And Women Really Think About Gender Equality In The …Seattle Post Intelligencer …In short, both sexes agree that women are still discriminated against when it comes to salary, but differ in their view of how much progress has been made.

“In terms of gender difference and negotiating for salary, many women have cited that they did not have the appropriate training or know the tools to negotiate for salary and they were not sure how to go about it,” Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, vice-president and managing director of Apollo Research Institute, tells Business Insider. “Others did admit that they were worker bees and assumed that people would notice their talent and offer them promotions without them having to ask.”

GOP must bridge gender gap Charleston Post Courier No matter how it is couched, there is a widening gender gap in favor of the Democrats. Unless a relevant and coherent message to women voters is crafted, the …

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