He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males? 15July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Teen Dating Violence 11July

Love is Respect T-shirt supporting The National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline
Blog   |   Campus   |   July 11, 2008

Are you a teenager in a relationship or do you know one who is? A recent report on teen dating violence by loveisrespect.org and Liz Claiborne Inc. shows that over […] Read more »

The Facts on Pay Equity 11July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

12 Is Not Enough 10July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   July 10, 2008

Have you ever wondered what types of corporations are run by women in the Fortune 1,000 or the more prestigious Fortune 500? You would think with all the advances women […] Read more »

The Impact of a Goat 09July

Blog   |   Community   |   July 09, 2008

Recently I read an uplifting article about Beatrice Biira, the real-life subject of the best-selling book Beatrice’s Goat. After a donated goat from Heifer International allowed her family to raise […] Read more »

A Few (More) Good Books 08July

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   July 08, 2008

Yesterday’s post featured some summer reading recommendations from AAUW staff members. Here are a few more of our picks, this time from AAUW’s ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club, including […] Read more »

Sex and the City 07July

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   July 07, 2008

When you walk into a good bookstore, you often see those “Staff Recommendation” tags under certain books. I find myself drawn to those, especially when I’m in a hurry, and […] Read more »

My Declaration of Independence 04July

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 04, 2008

While the official beginning of summer was June 20, summer for me doesn’t truly begin until I’ve donned a swimsuit for a dip in the pool at an annual Fourth […] Read more »

Topics Overheard During Happy Hour 03July

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 03, 2008

Before I started working as an intern this summer at AAUW, I would never have imagined myself bringing up something like the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act as a […] Read more »

We Shall Overcome 02July

During his signing of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson shook hands with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (United Press International/ File 1964)
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 02, 2008

Most people today can go wherever they want, work wherever they want, shop and eat wherever they like, or date and marry whomever they choose. Struggles to attain these and […] Read more »