No Gender Bias in Politics? Not So Fast

A professor's provocative assertion that they found "no evidence whatsoever that voters are biased against female candidates" demands a reality check – and more women running for office regardless of whether bias exists.
Courtney Freudenthal

On Equal Pay Day, We Could Use Some Sunshine

The Paycheck Fairness Act would bring wage inequities out of the shadows into the light of day, and empower its victims and the federal government to hold employers accountable.
Isaiah J. Poole

The War Against Women Getting Paid Family Leave

A bill that would allow workers up to 12 weeks of paid leave for pregnancy, childbirth recovery and other health-related reasons is being opposed again by the usual suspects. Their arguments are increasingly impotent.
Meghan Byrd

Five Steps To A Family-Friendly Economy

As the White House holds a Summit on Working Families today, here are five policies with broad popular support that could make a family-friendly economy a reality.
Terrance Heath

It’s Not Your Boss’ Business!

The National Women's Law Center is asking you to: Tell Congress to support the Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act and protect birth control access for all women, no matter where they work.

Republicans Love Lucy

The GOP must really love the character that Lucille Ball created in the 1950s show “I Love Lucy.” Just as her husband Desi Arnaz, aka Ricky Ricardo, believed, the party thinks women are empty-headed twits.
Leo Gerard