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Lover Of Ex-NFL Player Kills His Wife And Herself: Cops
Police said the mistress was upset about a trip the NFL veteran planned to take with his wife.
Don't Let Michigan Republicans Fool You Again
So while Republicans have spent the last few months putting lipstick on the pig that is their legislative priorities, it is important for voters to remember that the softened positions these individuals are taking now don't represent a true Republican agenda.
Lisa Brown Just Made The Michigan Governor's Race More Interesting
Mark Schauer, a former congressman who is running against incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder (R) in the 2014 election, picked Lisa
On Supporting Our Mothers, Wives and Daughters
As working women across the United States are finding jobs as the economy recovers from the Great Recession, it is more crucial than ever that they receive the same pay as their male counterparts.
Nancy Graham Holm
Consider vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, for example. He voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He opposes
826 Valencia Celebrates a Decade With Their Third Annual Write-a-thon on 8/26 Day
Author and Editor
In honor of their 10-year anniversary, 826 Valencia asked would-be authors (including children and adults) to round up pledges for 8/26 Day, then join them at 826 Valencia on Sunday, August 26 from noon to 8:26 p.m. to write.
A Reluctant Activist Gets Tutored By Gloria Feldt and Lilith
Photographer/ Artist / Author of Goddess on Earth; Portraits o...
Faced with the overwhelming reality of our world in which women are so often oppressed and victimized, I wonder: shouldn't I stop pretending that certain political conversations fall within the boundaries of what's normal and sane?
Our Daughters, Moms, and Sisters: Republican Attacks on Women's Choice Should Also Mobilize Men
Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.
Senor Romney No Bueno?
Why Is Issa Furious? A Solomanic SCOTUS?
Reagan & Matalin agree with Obama's new policy on young immigrants but then clash over why Romney doesn't. Is self-deportation politically self-immolating?
Saying 'Vagina' In The Pulpit
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Jewish and Christia...
In the aftermath of the silencing of Rep. Brown, I confess that I took some delight in the many tweeple who took to the twitterverse to speculate on what if any euphemistic term would have been acceptable in lieu of the medically appropriate anatomical term, vagina.
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Wayne Schmidt, Michigan GOP Lawmaker: Silencing Lisa Brown Was Like Putting A Kid In 'Timeout'
But her colleague, State Rep. Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City), said Republican leadership's decision to silence Brown was
TV & FILM
Taking Television at Its Word: Vagina Schmagina
Caryn Ward is an assistant professor at Northwestern Universit...
Lawmakers or anyone else who wants to gauge public tolerance for politically incorrect language just needs to turn on their television. It's all there in living, colorful language.
Nuns on the Bus in Iowa and
The Vagina Monologues
Norma Cook Everist
Senior Distinguished Professor at Wartburg Theological Seminary
The oppression of women and the suppression of women's voices, particularly women working for justice is a growing phenomenon across this land.
Ban the Vagina?
Dennis R. Miller
Writer & author
I wonder if the folks in the Michigan State House are toying with the idea of replacing the word "vagina" with something less offensive? Rep. Lisa Brown created the opportunity when she made a speech against an abortion bill recently.
Would Jesus Have Said "Vagina?"
Jesus called us to prayer, compassion, service and love... in order to make a point about an issue and to speak truth to power when needed, he did so with a prophetic and often shocking word.
Eve Ensler: Michigan 'Vagina Monologues' Performance 'Took Back Free Speech'
A Michigan state lawmaker who was banned from speaking on the House floor after she used the word "vagina" in an argument
Jon Stewart Rips Michigan GOP For Vagina Controversy, Banning Woman Speakers (VIDEO)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart What are they worried about? Vaginas aren't like Voldemort or Beetlejuice. Invoking the name
The Vagina Dialogues
Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters
Professor and writer
It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.
Michigan Woman Lawmakers Silenced By GOP After Abortion Debate 'Temper Tantrum'
Majority Floor Leader Jim Stamas (R-Midland) gaveled Brown out of order on Wednesday afternoon after she told her colleagues
Lisa Brown, Massachusetts Woman, Reunited With The Bike She Lost In 1970
"I passed the bike, I caught it out of the corner of my eye, and then I thought ... 'Wait a minute what kind of bike was
Lemony Snicket's Christmas Story (VIDEO)
Teacher, Writer, Critic
Better late than never (had hoped to publish this on Christmas Eve) here's Lemony Snicket with his Christmas story, The Latke
White House Staffers Concede "Frustration" On Gay Rights
Last night, Center for American Progress President and CEO John Podesta moderated a panel at the American Constitution Society
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