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GOP Congressman: Wives Should "Voluntarily Submit" to Their Husbands

- 1306 days ago -
Well, here's some unsolicited advice to the GOP on how it could perhaps have more success convincing women that they, too, care about their freedom and autonomy -- tell New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce to go far, far away.
Top Ten Worst Comments Made By Conservatives About Wendy Davis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Davis, republicans, sexism, misogyny, dishonesty, propaganda, politics, ethics, lies )

- 1307 days ago -
When it comes to women in politics, conservatives just can't help themselves. And when it comes to Wendy Davis, well that really gets their predatory blood boiling. For whatever the reason, sexism and misogyny have become the norm for the most vocal...
Attacks On Wendy Davis' Life Story Follow Classic Sexist Playbook
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wendy Davis, Texas, sexism, republicans, politics, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, propaganda )

- 1308 days ago -
A Dallas Morning News story triggered media buzz Monday, accusing Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) of exaggerating the hardships in her personal narrative and using her ex-husband to escape poverty.
N.J. Lawmaker Schools Former RNC Chair for Dismissing Dawn Zimmer as 'Lady Mayor' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, sexism, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, government )

- 1309 days ago -
New Jersey Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle (D) on Monday suggested that former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R), had dismissed Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer in a sexist way by simply referring to her as "lady mayor."
MARLO THOMAS: Growing Feminism for the Next Generation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, women's issues, usa, politics, sexism, government, freedoms, economy, news, u.s. )

- 2212 days ago -
If there's one thing we trailblazers figured out, it's that you need to lift up many women, not just one woman. For women there's safety in numbers. If you have only one woman at the table, she's a pest. Two women? That's a team. But three? Now that's a c
Was the GOP Behind the Janice Hahn Ad?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2012, Racism, Sexism, Video )

- 2257 days ago -
See 1st comment.
Why America's Problem Is Cultural, Not Political
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: political, cultural, democrat, republican, conservative, racism, homophobia, genocide, sexism, patriotism, honor, glory, independence, declining empire )

- 3238 days ago -
How come the Republicans get away with lies, dirty tricks, thievery and gross hypocrisy, over and over again? Why are congressional Democrats so spineless, so deferential around Republicans?
Just WHEN, Women, Just WHEN??
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, HILLARY CLINTON, women, a woman for president, US presidents, sexism, future generations, future women in politics )

- 3378 days ago -
The question remains: If not now, when? If not Hillary, who? The record suggests that if Clinton is not the nominee, no woman will seriously contend for the White House for another generation. How truly sad for America!
Mad As Hell - Media Bias and Sexism Against Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, media bias, sexism, 2008 Democratic primary, 2008 Election And Sexism, 2008 Election And Gender, voter disenfranchisement )

- 3410 days ago -
A great video. "Stand up for your rights! Don't let the media tell you who to vote for! Protest against the suppression of millions of votes and the gender bias and discrimination against Hillary Clinton by the National News Networks!"
On Prisons, Borders, Safety, and Privilege: An Open Letter to White Feminists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: feminism, racism, sexism, privilege, unity )

- 3421 days ago -
If feminism is about social change, it is about recognizing that safety in this society is a fantasy afforded only by assimilation to power, and the cost of that fake safety is the safety of those who cannot, or will not, access it.
Our Racist, Sexist Selves
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, sexism, take the tests )

- 3421 days ago -
Take the test yourself and you'll probably find that you show bias as well. Most whites and many blacks are more quick to shoot blacks, no matter how egalitarian they profess to be...In general, gender trumps race... Race may be easier to overcome
Over Half of US Nurses Report Abusive Treatment at Work
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexism, workplace abuse, nurses )

- 3421 days ago -
In a recent survey, over 90% of nurses questioned reported witnessing abusive behavior against other nurses, and over half reported experiencing abuse themselves. The study...found that the majority of abusive behavior comes from physicians
America, Let's Talk About Racial and Gender Bias
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, politics, gender bias, race bias, women, blacks, voters, presidential nomination, democrats, sexism, generations, present, past, civil rights movement, women's movement )

- 3422 days ago -
It's time for a new conversation about race and gender! We must face complexity, contradiction, and nuance. Conversation must begin to acknowledge that gender and racial bias still rest between the folds of the red, white, and blue.
Clinton's Women Supporters Fear Her Bid Has Unleashed a SEXIST BACKLASH!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, HILLARY CLINTON, presidential race, preisdential contenders, candidates, sexism, intimidation, bullies, bullying, rude remarks, sexual harrassment, gender-bias, yellow journalism )

- 3429 days ago -
(NO KIDDING!) Supporters see something troubling in the sometimes bitter resistance to her campaign and the looming possibility of her defeat: a seeming backlash against the opportunities women have gained.
Theater of the Patently Absurd or
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, 2008 Election, 2008 Election And Race, Barack Obama Race, Bitch Is The New Black, Equality, Geraldine Ferraro, Race, Sexism, Symmetry, Breaking Politics News )

- 3446 days ago -
The knock on the Clintons -- the candidacy as well as the campaign -- has always been that they would say anything to get elected and exploit divisions rather than build bridges. Both of those traits were on fatalistic display when Geraldine Ferraro...

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