Gender and Politics in the media

US: Dems Want to Turn Min Wage Into Women’s Issue. Janet Yellen: A woman at the top of a very male profession.

‘Wacko Birds’ Cloud Republicans’ Election Euphoria Bloomberg – And the wacko birds are flocking, with a special eye on women and gays. On women, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee wasn’t an outlier with …

Making local politics more gender-neutral Scranton Times-Tribune – Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Susan Kolesar, owner of Artemis Media Group, based in Wyoming, talks about launching political campaigns …

Local legislators emphasize mentoring to bridge gender gap Northwest Herald – Althoff was the first female mayor of McHenry and the first femalestate senator from the area. Since she was appointed to the Illinois General …

Beyoncé Gets Political in Rutgers Course U.S. News University – A few students at Rutgers University’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies are going to take this attention one step further, however, in a new ..

COMMENTARY: RICH LOWRY ‘War on women’ accusations … Wilkes Barre Times-Leader – To wit: “If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making … Todd Akin during his misbegotten Senate campaign in Missouri last year.

Democratic Women US Senators Call for Minimum Wage Increase Honolulu Civil Beat (blog) – Sen. Mazie Hirono joined the Democratic women of theSenate this week in calling to raise the minimum wage, “highlighting the fact that nearly …

The Gospel According to Paul New York Times – Senator Rand Paul, top, and his wife, Kelley, are changing the battle lines of the “war on women” by reminding Democrats that when Bill Clinton was …

US War Crimes: The Continuing Deterioration of Women’s Rights in … Center for Research on Globalization – Because In order to fully address women’s issues and come with helpful policy suggestions we need to address women not as separate from the rest …

GOP should stick to substance, avoid gender politics San Antonio Express – This is politics. Stick to policy. And there’s a good policy question to be asked about the contraceptive mandate (even apart from its challenge to …

First black woman elected to Congress joins Black Heritage Stamp … KVUE – NEW YORK (U.S. Postal Service) — The U.S. Postal Service paid tributeFriday to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a …

‘Man Up’ seminar urges men to help stop violence against women Tampabay.com – “Historically, gender violence issues have been seen as women’s issues that some ‘good men’ help out with,” Katz said. “That’s the frame. The very act …

Democrats Want to Turn the Minimum Wage Into a Women’s Issue … National Journal – But now instead of just taking on obvious women’s issues—the Violence Against Women Act, for instance—they’re targeting women voters on health …

Hard Work, Gender & The Politics Of Pay: What REALLY Determines … FOX News Radio – On March 26, 2013, , Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation overturned the acquittals of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, and ordered a new …

‘War on women’ rhetoric a Democratic campaign strategy? Fox News Video … From breaking news to interviews with key newsmakers, watch must-see video … Zac Efron puts new twist on romantic comedies.

How Fox Anchor MacCallum Responds To Call For Equal Pay: Most … From the January 29 edition of Fox News’ America’s Newsroom: … As “Tripe”: “We Don’t Get It” But “We’re Not Single Women [Who] Hate Men”

Gender Diversity On Broadcast Sunday Shows Unchanged Over … Media Matters for America (blog) – Want to know if women’s representation in media is improving? Here’s one indication it’s not: the percentage of female guests on the Sunday morning …

Purdue professors condem Huckabee’s comments Purdue Exponent – A potential presidential candidate told fellow Republicans that Democrats were trying to win over female voters by telling women they cannot control …

Janet Yellen: A woman at the top of a very male profession The Globe and Mail – While this is a breakthrough on many fronts, it is particularly noteworthy because of the appalling representation of women in economics.

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