Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the 1959 AAUW convention in Kansas City, Missouri

Lessons from Eleanor

More than a half-century after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt continues to inspire women. If you look at a recent high school yearbook, you’ll probably see that at least a handful […] Read more »

Article   |   Leadership   |   March 28, 2013
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Why Feminists Love “Battlestar Galactica”

  Four years ago this week, the final episode of one of the most feminist TV shows ever made aired. And we still can’t get over it. Since Battlestar Galactica […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 22, 2013
Melissa Harris-Perry on the front cover of Outlook Magazine smiling.

New “Outlook” Showcases Intergenerational Leaders

The Spring/Summer issue of Outlook magazine is on its way to your mailbox! Members can log in and read Outlook now to find out what you can learn from Eleanor […] Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 20, 2013
AAUW members with President John F. Kennedy as he signs the Equal Pay Act into law on June 10, 1963.

50 Years after the Equal Pay Act, Parity Eludes Us

  By Beth Pearsall Freelance Writer San Diego, California Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, which requires employers to give women and men equal […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   March 18, 2013
Melissa Harris-Perry on the front cover of Outlook Magazine smiling.

AAUW Outlook Spring/Summer 2013: Leading Across Generations

Leading Across Genderations: Here at AAUW, we’ve always been good at identifying and rallying around issues that affect women in all stages of life. Whether it’s our branch members fighting for local girls’ rights under Title IX or our college members speaking up about equal pay, our intergenerational advocacy is something that makes us stronger. Read more »

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Why Is Stalking Romantic in Our Favorite Movies?

An eighth-grader barrages his babysitter with romantic overtures in person and via text even after she tells him it makes her uncomfortable. A high school boy follows a classmate’s every […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   February 07, 2013
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AAUW Outlook Winter 2013: Graduating to a Pay Gap

AAUW released a new research report analyzing the status of the pay gap between men and women one year out of college. We found that the pay gap has an immediate effect on women’s lives. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 22, 2013

“Zero Dark Thirty” and Hollywood Heroines

Last night, when she accepted her Golden Globe for best actress in a drama, Jessica Chastain thanked her Zero Dark Thirty screenwriter, Mark Boal, “for writing a strong, capable, independent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 14, 2013

The For-Profit College Question

For-profit colleges get a bad rap, sometimes for good reason: According to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), the [July 2012] Senate report found “overwhelming documentation of exorbitant tuition, aggressive recruiting practices, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 09, 2013
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The For-Profit College Question

  By Hannah Moulton Belec Editor & Writer For-profit colleges and universities have attracted a sizeable share of the student population in the last decade. But since accusations of predatory […] Read more »

Article   |   Education   |   January 02, 2013