Miss Representation

Sometimes the law is on your side in cases of employment discrimination. And sometimes it isn’t. If you are a woman, person
Her silence, not her stilettos, should be of concern to us all.
If you go to any toy store, the section marked for boys has sporting equipment, action figures, and race cars. The section for girls? Princess dolls and play vanity sets. What messages do we send when these are the general choices we give our kids?
When my six-year-old daughter saw Hillary Clinton's recent announcement for the presidency, her first response was to say, very innocently and matter-of-factly, "Oh! I didn't know that women were allowed to be president." I thought to myself, "Where did she get the idea that women are not allowed to be president?"
The smartphone dating app Tinder has been catching fire faster than Katniss Everdeen can wield a bow and arrow. Currently
It is not to say that there aren't many demanding and also harmful expectations equally projected upon men. Stereotypes hurt everyone, but men have not had to face quite the same inequality as their female counterparts.
These are the messages hammered into the minds of most children as they grow up -- and, unfortunately, they create some pretty
Girls deserve to be the narrators of their own stories. While obstacles remain, a new generation of activists are using media to create innovative, interactive experiences that teach, inspire and give voice to girls -- and the women they will grow up to be.
I learned very young that a woman's power came from her looks. Specifically, my beauty, or lack there of, was how my worth was measured.
Jen Siebel Newsom, Lisa Belkin, and Feminista Jones discuss who they feel should be 2013's "Woman Of The Year."