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 »

What Women Want 30June

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 30, 2008

Well, I’m a woman and I know what I want, would my answer be sufficient? While it works for me, I can guarantee it wouldn’t work for my colleague, my […] Read more »

Equity in the News (06-27-08) 27June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 27, 2008

Gender equity issues in the news June 14 through June 27 One of the most significant trends over the past 50 years has been the movement of women, especially mothers, […] Read more »

Should Women Have Equal Rights? 27June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   144 Comments   |   June 27, 2008

No, I’m not talking about whether the Equal Rights Amendment should be approved. I’m referring to some statistics I happened to run across while researching another story. NationMaster.com, a site […] Read more »

Economic Creativity or Desperation? 25June

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 25, 2008

Women students face continuing pressures to pay for their college or university education. Although women are outperforming their male counterparts in college, producing higher GPAs, women still earn less money […] Read more »

I’m Never Getting Married 24June

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   June 24, 2008

I’m 26, so for the past few years, I’ve spent A LOT of time at weddings. I’ve been to three so far this summer, and I’m invited to another in […] Read more »

Thank You, Title IX 23June

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   June 23, 2008

A poster on the wall in my office features caricatures of five women, each of them ready to play a different sport. One is kicking a soccer ball; another is […] Read more »