Gender and Politics in the media

US: LEGO Gets Served By 7-Year-Old Feminist. Feminism is important for men, too.

LEGO Gets Served By This Seven-Year-Old Feminist Bustle – Some people are teaching their children the importance of gender equality early on and I say amen to that. I especially want to thank the parents of …

The gender politics minefield: Debunking the ‘war on women’ Deseret News – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee sits down for lunch before speaking at the Republican National Committee winter meeting in Washington, …

Feminism is important for men, too Northern Iowan – Over the past century, gender equality has progressed monumentally: women have won the right to vote, the right to legal contraceptives and sex …

Wanted – women with vision to seek office San Francisco Chronicle – In San Francisco, female candidates would change the public conversation in the races for Ammiano’s seat this year and state Sen. Mark Leno’s seat …

UConn responds to lawsuit on campus sex assaults Bellingham Herald The lawsuit was filed by four women in November and was amended in December to add a fifth plaintiff. It alleges discrimination based on gender and 

Kansas Law Would Put Surrogate Mothers Behind Bars Politix – Under Kansas Senate Bill 302, introduced by the chair of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee, Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook (R), women who ..

Utah lawmakers back away from offensive ‘changing gender’ tweets Salt Lake Tribune “It’s just upsetting that politicians always distill transgender issues down to our genitals and using the bathroom and ignore all the rest of the 

Michelle Gillett A funny woman’s serious campaign Berkshire Eagle I owe Sarah Silverman a huge debt of gratitude. I had been wringing my hands and shaking my head over the news that women’s rights and health care are going to be at the center of upcoming political debates and elections. To tell the truth, I was surprised that women’s reproductive rights are an “unexpectedly animating issue in the 2014 midterm elections” according to a New York Times article published a couple of weeks ago. As California Democrat, Barbara Lee said, “Here we go again. It’s another battle in the war on women.”

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