Writing at The Guardian about comic books' representation of women, Ned Beaumann brings the following to our attention: Two of Marvel's most entertaining … Read
Blog Posts: Feminism & Gender
Double Dose: Tobacco as a Cancer Vaccine, Family Leave Values, and What Should the Criminal Penalty Be For a Woman Who Has an Abortion?
Using Tobacco to Prevent Cancer: Kentucky researchers are looking to the tobacco plant to develop a low-cost vaccine against the virus that causes … Read
Making women into sex objects is one thing, but making violence against women attractive and titillating is another. That's just what the marketers … Read
Double Dose: Reports from BlogHer, Welcome Back to The Sponge, And a Slow Recovery in New Orleans Goes Even Slower Without Hospitals
Viva La BlogHer: Great posts from the BlogHer '07 conference up at Viva La Feminista. And Women in Media & News points to … Read
According to U.S. Department of Justice statistics, American Indian and Alaska Native women have the highest incidence of rape out of any other … Read
This post was meant for Tuesday -- apologies for the delay! The CNN/YouTube Democratic presidential debate Monday night included questions from women about … Read
Double Dose: The Value of Maternal Employment, a U.S. Presidential Candidate and Her Breasts, Read on Film and the Missing A-Word, and Empowered Women on TV: That’s So Hot!
Chronic Fatigue No Longer Seen as "Yuppie Flu": "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which in 1999 acknowledged that it had diverted … Read
Rachel Kramer Bussel interviews Heather Corrina, a 37-year-old Seattle resident who for the past eight years has been providing teens with non-judgmental and … Read
Double Dose: Plan B, The Gold Standard of Political Hypocrisy and Political Influence on Public Health
The Popularity of Plan B: "The popularity of the morning-after pill Plan B has surged in the year since the federal government approved … Read
Emma Watson is; Hillary Duff is not. Because that would be, like, icky.