“Yale Sluts”: Harassment 22February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 22, 2008

Recently, a photograph of Zeta Psi fraternity–affiliated students holding a sign outside the Yale University’s Women’s Center saying “We Love Yale Sluts” surfaced, causing the Women’s Center to threaten to […] Read more »

Vote and Honor Black History! 21February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   February 21, 2008

The election headlines are amazing: “Who’s Black and Female and How Do They Vote?” “In Politics, Gender and Race Vie for Top Billing” “Gender or Race: Black Women Voters Face […] Read more »

When Old is New Again 19February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2008

One thing I’ll say for this presidential election: I’m finding it much more interesting than usual. It’s gratifying to hear so many people across every age group actually talking about […] Read more »

My Passion 14February

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 14, 2008

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about passion — in this case, my passion about equity and why it is still an issue to me. I’m not […] Read more »

Unity: Elusive If You Don’t Try 12February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 12, 2008

The New York Times recently ran a story asserting that — surprise! — not all feminists are the same. The article, entitled “Feminists Find Unity Is Elusive,” plays up the […] Read more »

Budget Cuts 11February

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   February 11, 2008

President George W. Bush presented his final budget proposal to Congress last Monday. In a time when the United States is facing an economic down-turn and poverty is on the […] Read more »

Turning Issues Into Action 08February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2008

This past weekend, AAUW of Colorado held their annual Public Policy Day, an event that is 30+ years strong. Titled “AAUW + Public Policy Issues = Advocacy & Action,” the […] Read more »

Super Duper Tuesday 07February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 07, 2008

February 5 was Super Tuesday, the day the largest number of states (24) had a primary or caucus (or in one case—West Virginia Republicans—a state convention). With so many nominating […] Read more »

Celebrate Women in Sports 06February

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 06, 2008

Wednesday, Feb. 6, is National Girls and Women in Sports Day, a day to celebrate the great “strides” that women and girls have made in sports at all levels. Over […] Read more »

If Only Eleanor Were Here 06February

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   5 Comments   |   February 06, 2008

As I was waiting in the bookstore checkout line last night, casually eavesdropping on a Clinton vs. Obama debate the folks behind me were having, I spotted the book Eleanor […] Read more »