Polluter Fraud Citizen Tip Line Launches

Lobbyists funded by the coal industry are under investigation for forging letters to Congress — going so far as to falsify and steal the letterhead of civil rights, senior, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2009

(Wo)man vs. Beast

This week I’ve been thinking about women bullfighters, thanks to a new release from Women Make Movies (WMM), which was established in 1972 with the specific mission of training women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   20 Comments   |   August 28, 2009

AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor

AAUW just released a statement this afternoon supporting the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/23/2009 Contact: Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202/785-7738 AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor Judiciary Committee […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 23, 2009

Beauty, Brains, and Body Image

I’m a fan of Margaret Cho, so when I heard she was in the new Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva, that certainly sparked my interest in the show, which premieres […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2009

‘We All Have a Part, But She’s the Icon’

The headline on a Kansas City Star column put it best: “Lilly Ledbetter’s name is on a law and a Supreme Court decision, and she’s not done yet.” So true. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   July 08, 2009

David Letterman’s Next Move

Thanks to the recent flap between David Letterman and Sarah Palin over the joke he made about one of her daughters, some moms and/or dads may be having second thoughts […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   June 18, 2009

Famous TV Aunt Fights Debilitating Disease

The folks over at mental_floss recently unveiled their “8 Memorable TV Uncles,” naming a hodgepodge of characters from the hunky Uncle Jesse on Full House to the eccentric Uncle Leo […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 29, 2009

Equal Pay Day 2009 — A Roundup

This year, Equal Pay Day fell between two major national news stories — the swine flu outbreak and Obama’s 100th day in office. Fortunately, the issue of pay equity didn’t […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 29, 2009

Get Ready for Equal Pay Day

The May issue of Redbook magazine has a great story entitled “Are Women Really Worth Less than Men? Our Government Says No, Our Paychecks Say Yes.” The article talks about […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   April 24, 2009

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Legislation

AAUW celebrates the passage of two critical pieces of legislation Thursday: Paycheck Fairness Act The House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) by a vote of 247-178. If signed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   August 01, 2008