War on Women

Wendy Davis

Watching Wendy Davis Filibust-a-Move, from Afar

by: Tshepo Mokoena

A power outage. That was New York’s gift to me, as Democratic Texas Senator Wendy Davis’ attempt at a 13-hour marathon speech on the Texas State Senate floor, otherwise known as a filibuster, soared into […]

Tags: abortion, filibuster, Politics, reproductive rights, Texas, The Wild Magazine, Trap Laws, Tshepo Mokoena, War on Women, Wendy Davis, Women's Rights, world
This election brought big gains for women in the senate

Women In Politics: The Binder’s Getting Thicker

by: Kate Messinger

After tuesday’s election results, the memes have been strong, but hopefully the effects will be stronger. Besides Obama holding down another four years, there have been huge gains for women in politics, ladies now holding […]

Tags: binder full of women, Election 2012, elizabeth warren, Kate Messinger, Senate, tammy baldwin, The Wild Magazine, War on Women, women in politics
Mona Eltahawy, Foreign Policy

The Real War on Women is in the Middle East

by: Blaine Skrainka

To have any kind of real understanding of the Arab Awakening, we must look to the role of women and challenge the word “revolution.” In the West, we tend to idolize the struggle for democracy, […]

Tags: Arab Awakening, Arab Spring, Blaine Skrainka, Civil Rights, Egypt, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, Middle East, Mona Eltahawy, Picture of the day, Politics, religion, Tahrir Square, Tahrir Woman, The Real War on Women is in the Middle East, The Wild Magazine, Virginity Tests, War on Women, Why Do They Hate Us?, Women's Rights, world
Cartoon by Mike Luckovich

The Grand Old Party and Women

by: Blaine Skrainka

It’s hard to avoid the headlines accusing Republicans of waging a ‘war on women.’ Questionable semantics aside, there are certainly a broad scope of policy decisions and initiatives that call into question the sincerity of […]

Tags: American Association of University Women, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Blunt Amendment, Civil Rights, Gender Income Gap, GOP, Harry Reid, Human Rights, Margaret Talbot, Mike Luckovich, Mitt Romney, Mother Jones, Personhood Amendments, Politics, Rand Paul, Republicans, Ron Paul, Scott Walker, Sharron Angle, Supreme Court, The Grand Old Party and Women, The New Yorker, The Wild Magazine, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, UniteWomen.org, Violence Against Women Act, War on Women, world