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Katie Roiphe’s BDSM Fantasy: Wrong on Female Empowerment and Wrong on Kink

| April 18, 2012

There are as many ways to do kink as a crowded planet full of imaginative sexual beings can conjure—but Roiphe’s idea of submission sounds like nothing so much as doing it wrong. More »

Paid Sick Leave: A Women's Issue?

| January 5, 2012

"Why the Odds Are Still Stacked Against Women in Hollywood"

| December 16, 2011

WMC Women’s Media Awards Photos

| December 5, 2011

Coverage for WMC Women's Media Awards

Coverage for WMC Women's Media Awards

| December 5, 2011

After the Great Recession

After the Great Recession

| October 7, 2011

The economic recovery has yet to begin for American women, according to two reports issued this week by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR). Here, acclaimed economist Heidi Hartmann, who co-authored the analyses, explains the disturbing findings. More »

Listening to Women—Obama’s Jobs Proposal

Listening to Women—Obama’s Jobs Proposal

| September 13, 2011

The jobs plan President Obama presented to Congress this week recognizes that out-of-work women need targeted help. More »

The Wealth Gap—Race Defines It, But So Does Gender

The Wealth Gap—Race Defines It, But So Does Gender

| August 8, 2011

Much has been reported on the staggering racial wealth gap in the United States, but what are the particular implications for women of color? More »

Progressive Girls’ Voices Blogger: Underrepresentation of Women in Media

| June 13, 2011

Is Wealth a Feminist Issue?

| March 15, 2010

Better paying jobs aren’t enough to ensure women’s economic stability, according to a new study. For black women and Latinas in particular, a focus on bridging the “wealth gap” rather than the pay gap may make the most sense. More »