Lt. Dan Choi: The Hypocrisy behind Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Meet Lt. Dan Choi, a Korean Southern Baptist who graduated from West Point Military Academy. He is an Iraq war veteran and one of only eight soldiers in his class […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 20, 2009

Women-only Baby Showers: Empowering or Stereotypical?

How “normal” is it to have women-only baby showers? According to popular media, it’s the way baby showers are done. No men. Additionally, the way showers are discussed can highlight […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   September 28, 2009

Starting off on the Wrong Foot

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times has been a champion of women and girls by bringing issues that affect them to the forefront; he has devoted much of his […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   9 Comments   |   September 14, 2009

What Is It about Women in the Media?

Gender discrimination in the media can generally be broken down into how women are portrayed in the media (both popular forms of media and news media), as well as women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   September 03, 2009

Drive Time Radio and Mammy

Drive time radio can be annoying, informative, shocking, and sometimes just plain stupid. My usual 10-minute commute to the Metro has been extended this summer to 30 minutes as I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   7 Comments   |   August 10, 2009

What’s Left to Lose?

In his July 15 editorial “Losing My Religion for Equality,” former President Jimmy Carter talks about his separation from the Southern Baptist Church. He cites a statement from a group […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 23, 2009

Historic Event at Wimbledon

Despite taking place in the weeks following the 37th anniversary of Title IX, Serena Williams’ 11th Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon this past Saturday over her sister Venus was overshadowed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   July 07, 2009

Did You Know?

Like almost a thousand other attendees at the 2009 AAUW National Convention held this past weekend in St. Louis, I watched the video Did You Know? as part of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   July 02, 2009

Ricci v. DeStefano

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for employers and the labor force nationwide, yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of the firefighter plaintiffs in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   June 30, 2009

An Insult to Hardworking Career Mothers

To me the most striking finding from a recent work-family research report that’s getting a lot of online buzz was that the wage gap between mothers and non-mothers is even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2009