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  • Google: Girls worth $2500. Boys worth $0

    04/10/2014 8:54:00 AM PDT · by Izzy Dunne · 24 replies
    Khan Academy ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Google wants public high school students, especially girls, to discover the magic of coding. Each eligible female student who completes our computer programming lesson will earn DonorsChoose.org credits for your classroom. [ ... ] You’ll receive a $100 DonorsChoose.org gift code for every female student who completes the course. When 4 or more female students complete it, we’ll email you an additional $500 gift code
  • Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech

    03/22/2014 7:50:34 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 21, 2014 | Eugene Volokh
    Rik Torfs, rector of the University of Leuven, and Jogchum Vrielink, coordinator of the Centre for Discrimination Law at the University of Leuven, pass along a guest post — quoted below — about a new Belgian law that provides (Vrielink’s translation): Penalization of Sexism For the purposes of this Act, the concept of sexism will be understood to mean any gesture or act that, in the circumstances of Article 444 of the Penal Code,* is evidently intended to express contempt for a person because of his gender, or that regards them as inferior, or reduces them to their sexual dimension,...
  • The War is on Manly Virtue

    02/14/2014 9:01:39 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 4 replies
    Intellectual Takeout ^ | 2-14-14 | Devin C. Foley
    One year ago today, Intellectual Takeout had one of its most illuminating Facebook posts and corresponding reactions. Ever. Being Valentine’s Day, we decided to share definitions of the “four loves” from C.S. Lewis’ book of the same name. The first love we shared was Affection, which is best exemplified in the love of parents for offspring and offspring for parents. It got lots of likes, though more from females. All in all, predictable. The second love we shared was Friendship. Here’s what we wrote in our Facebook post: And the second love? Friendship. “When either Affection or Eros is one’s...
  • General Motors CEO (female) Barra to earn $14.4 million in 2014 (60% more than her predecessor)

    02/10/2014 12:35:55 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 35 replies
    DETROIT, Feb 10 (Reuters) - General Motors Co's Mary Barra, the auto industry's first female chief executive officer, will be paid $14.4 million in cash and stock this year, 60 percent more than her predecessor, the automaker disclosed on Monday. GM had previously said Barra, 52, would receive up to $4.4 million in cash and stock compensation this year, but that amount did not include what she would receive under the company's long-term compensation plan, which totals $10 million.
  • Hoyer Said About the Most Sexist Thing Anyone Could Say

    02/07/2014 1:00:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 5, 2014 - 3:03 PM | Connie Mackey
    President Obama’s State of the Union speech closed with a truly uniting moment when he honored the sacrifice of Army Ranger Cory Remsburg. Sergeant Remsburg bravely fought for our country through 10 tours of duty. Too bad House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) ensured that division was the name of the game only hours later. Rep. Hoyer attacked Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), who delivered the GOP response to the State of the Union. Ignoring her stature in the GOP and her intellectual acumen, he instead reduced her solely to her gender, calling her a “transparent” choice to give the...
  • National Wear Red Day is Feb. 7

    02/05/2014 3:27:34 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WTHI TV ^ | 2/05/14
    INDIANAPOLIS – The American Heart Association, through its Go Red For Women movement, urges everyone to support the fight against heart disease by wearing red on National Wear Red Day – Friday, Feb. 7. American Heart Month is in February, a perfect time to focus on the prevalence of heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
  • No Racism, No Sexism: Just Dancing in Obama's Judgment Free Zone.

    01/26/2014 9:39:17 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-26-2014 | MOTUS
    Wendy Davis – The Most Judged Woman in America?  Certainly NOT! That distinction belongs exclusively to Lady M. A woman who – from the time she became FLOTUS-in waiting - has been judged on everything: From her posture: h/t Cripes Suzette To her, uh, “grasp” of proper protocol: Quelle horreur!! And her fashion decorum, whether at work: Posthumous Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Sergeant First Class Jared Monti. on vacation, or at play: Butt who wouldn’t want to be this haut??   Then there was all the judging done about her new hair: Quelle horreur!! and the endless...
  • Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother is political sexism at its worst

    01/26/2014 6:28:39 AM PST · by Libloather · 80 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 1/26/14 | Jessica Luther
    **SNIP** Most of the attacks against Davis are sexist. As a columnist for Breibart.com tweeted: "Wendy Davis: My story of attending Harvard Law on my husband's dime while he took care of the kids is a story every woman can relate to." Talking Points Memo has a plethora of examples of the full-force sexist attacks. And Twitter exploded earlier this week with the #MoreFakeThanWendyDavis hashtag, making fun of Davis for being a liar. The problem is that the Dallas Morning News article that caused this backlash is questionable at best, and is undeniably sexist in its telling of Davis' story....
  • Men Are Obsolete

    01/02/2014 9:41:15 PM PST · by Farnsworth · 134 replies
    Time ^ | Jan. 02, 2014 | Hanna Rosin
    Five reasons we are definitely witnessing the end of men ONE: It’s the end of men because men are failing in the workplace. TWO: It’s the end of men because the traditional household, propped up by the male breadwinner, is vanishing. THREE: It’s the end of men because we can see it in the working and middle class. FOUR: It’s the end of men because men have lost their monopoly on violence and aggression. FIVE: It’s the end of men because men, too, are now obsessed with their body hair.
  • Democratic senators push for end to pre-employment credit checks ("women and minorities")

    12/18/2013 12:06:42 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 102 replies
    http://www.pottsmerc.com ^ | December 18, 2013 | Danielle Douglas
    WASHINGTON — Hank Ronan knew he would get the job. He had sailed through three rounds of interviews and hit it off with the doctors at the diagnostic center in Annandale, Va., where he had applied to be a driver for $11 an hour. Shuttling patients to appointments was a world away from his 20 years as a software engineer, but it was the best that Ronan could find after being laid off in 2011. He was eager to get back to work and granted the doctor’s office permission to run a credit check. Ronan never heard back, he said...
  • Lawsuit Claims Melrose Eatery Replaced Female Servers With ‘Handsome Men’

    12/06/2013 1:52:00 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | December 6, 2013 11:01 AM
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A lawsuit filed by a former server at a trendy Melrose Avenue restaurant alleges a new owner sought to replace female servers with “handsome men.” The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court against The Larchmont includes allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination based on gender, retaliation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. According to the suit, Lauren Costa was hired as a server in 2008 at the eatery located at 5750 Melrose Ave. when it was known as the Larchmont Grill, which was sold in January to a group that changed the name to The Larchmont....
  • Biden: 'I've Never Found' Women in Workforce to Be 'Kinder and Gentler'

    12/03/2013 11:28:21 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 35 replies
    Biden: 'I've Never Found' Women in Workforce to Be 'Kinder and Gentler' Daniel Halper December 3, 2013 7:26 AM Vice President Joe Biden says that women are not "kinder and gentler" in the work place than men. "I've never found that to be the case," Biden told a Japanese audience. "They're as tough, they're as strong, they're as everything as a man is - and vice-versa." Via the Associated Press: At a roundtable later with business executives, Biden said he'd heard some say women are good in the workforce because they are kinder and gentler. "I've never found that to...
  • Army email advising use of 'average looking women' in photos draws fire

    11/21/2013 10:03:19 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 35 replies
    upi ^ | Nov. 21, 2013 | Evan Bleier
    The U.S. Army is drawing some unfriendly fire about an email obtained by POLITICO recommending that photos of “average-looking women” should be used for stories about female soldiers. The email, written by Col. Lynette Arnhart, was meant to advise Army spokespeople about how they should educate the public about the Army’s integration of women into combat. “In general, ugly women are perceived as competent while pretty women are perceived as having used their looks to get ahead,” Arnhart wrote. “There is a general tendency to select nice looking women when we select a photo to go with an article (where...
  • Group behind ‘hosurance’ Obamacare ads attacked Limbaugh, state senator for ‘sexism’

    11/12/2013 6:34:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/12/13 | Caroline May
    One of the groups behind the Obamacare “Brosurance” ad campaign featuring keg-swilling doofuses is now trying to make the Affordable Care Act’s birth control subsidy seem hot and sexy in a series of ads. ProgressNow Colorado, which is highlighting horny women on the prowl for men who are “easy to get” in the “got insurance” ad campaign, attacked radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh last March for calling one of the major advocates for free birth control, Sandra Fluke, a “slut.” Limbaugh apologized for his comments. “Let’s Get Physical/ OMG, he’s hot! Let’s hope he’s as easy to get as...
  • Alleged search engine sexism draws complaints

    11/03/2013 8:39:38 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 11.03.2013 | Friedel Taube
    What do people around the world really think about a woman’s place in the world? Google knows! And any Internet user can easily find out. Just type in the two words “women should” into the search engine, and Google’s auto-complete function will come up with a selection of startling suggestions: “Women should… know their place… not work… stay at home… not speak in church…” You get similar results from the US version of Google’s competitor, Yahoo. DW asked Google Germany why this should be. “The suggestions are generated automatically based on many different factors, including the popularity of particular search...
  • Affirmative action in California: U.S. Supreme Court likely to decide fate of Proposition 209

    10/14/2013 11:00:34 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 9 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 13 October 2013 | Howard Mintz
    From the racial makeup of University of California classrooms to the number of minority contractors working on BART projects, California's 17-year ban on affirmative action programs has indelibly marked the nation's largest state. But now the debate over whether that experiment has caused more harm than good will take a back seat to a larger national question: Are laws such as California's affirmative-action ban, Proposition 209, unconstitutional, and should be overturned? On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a challenge to Michigan's Proposal 2, a 2006 voter-approved law that mirrored Proposition 209 by barring the use of...
  • Sowell: A Return to Keynes?

    10/14/2013 10:11:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 15, 2013 | Thomas Sowell
    The nomination of Janet Yellen to become head of the Federal Reserve System has set off a flurry of media stories. Since she will be the first woman to occupy that position, we can only hope that this will not mean that any criticism of what she does will be attributed to sex bias or to a "war on women." The Federal Reserve has become such a major player in the American economy that it needs far more scrutiny and criticism than it has received, regardless of who heads it. Ms. Yellen, a former professor of economics at Berkeley, has...
  • “The Legend of Zelda” is classist, sexist and racist: Game takes dim view of workers, women..

    10/06/2013 12:00:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Salon ^ | October 5, 2013 | Jon Hochschartner
    This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.” Critics frequently laud the Nintendo 64 title as the greatest video game ever. And yet the ways it deals with class, race, gender and animal rights are all deeply problematic. Some readers may take criticism of “Ocarina” as dismissal of the game. But this isn’t the case. As Feminist Frequency blogger Anita Sarkeesian says, “Remember that it’s both possible and even necessary to simultaneously enjoy media while also being critical of its more problematic or pernicious aspects.” Because games’ technological capabilities have increased...
  • Former Australian PM Julia Gillard lashes out at the ‘violent, ugly sexism’ she encountered…

    09/30/2013 3:16:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:22 EST, 30 September 2013 | Ian Sparks
    Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard made an extraordinary attack last night on the “violent, ugly sexism” she said she experienced during her three years in charge of the nation. It reached the point when the British-born politician felt “murderous rage” at seeing the sexist cartoons and comments that had been made online about her, she said. … Speaking at a public forum at the iconic Sydney Opera House, Miss Gillard—who has now resigned from politics—said she was surprised at the depth of abuse that had been levelled at her as the country's first female Prime Minister. “I find it...
  • Boys could be spiked from New York high school girls' volleyball team

    09/27/2013 10:41:59 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 46 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 27 Sep 2013 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two boys playing on a girls’ volleyball team at a New York high school could see their playing time spiked when league officials consider modifying a rule that allows them to play with the fairer sex. Seniors Andrew Lafortezza and Jason Elbaum both played for the co-ed volleyball club last season at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua. But due to budgetary constraints, the Quakers were unable to field a boys’ team this year, prompting the teens to seek a spot on the girls’ squad, which they earned after receiving approval from league officials in August. ... Kim Cleary, the...
  • Nine Things Never to Say to Your Boss

    09/28/2013 11:39:10 AM PDT · by Innovative · 54 replies
    Monster.com ^ | Sept 28, 2013 | Megan Malugani, Charles Purdy
    2. “That just isn’t possible.” Always speak to your boss in terms of what can be done. For instance, rather than saying “We can’t get this done by Friday,” say “We could definitely get this done by Monday, or if we brought in some freelance help, we could meet the Friday deadline.” When you talk to your boss, think in terms of solving problems for her, not in terms of putting problems on her plate. 6. “It’s not my fault.” Are you a whiny 8-year-old or a take-charge professional? Assume responsibility and take steps to fix a problem that you...
  • Inclusion Means Excluding White Males

    08/22/2013 10:52:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2013 | Mike Adams
    Dear Chancellor Miller: On May 9, you announced that you were initiating a process to "rethink" our university's approach to diversity and inclusion. Then, on August 16, you announced that eleven individuals agreed to serve on your Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. For the following reasons, I find the composition of the committee to be deeply problematic. 1. Your inclusion committee is 0% white male. I have written three books dealing with campus diversity issues. I have been invited to speak on issues of diversity (largely ideological) at 78 college campuses. Over the last ten years, I have written...
  • Millennials With No Home of Their Own

    08/09/2013 11:52:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2013 | Suzanne Fields
    Every generation confronts its own obstacles. My parents eloped because they couldn't afford to get married, and they hid the nuptials from their families for a year. They finally bought a big bed and moved it into the house of my father's parents. They were grateful for a nice room, but Mom suffered the lack of independence, and she didn't like having to help my grandmother in the kitchen with the kosher meals. It was a hardscrabble time. My father clashed with his father, and soon my parents found a small apartment, and a male friend moved in to share...
  • Beat the press Reporters reveal how the Obama administration threatens and controls the media

    03/03/2013 2:39:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/3/13 | MAUREEN CALLAHAN
    <p>As coverage of last week’s flare-up between Bob Woodward and the White House devolved into the granular parsing of words and implications and extrapolations and possible intent, the larger point was roundly missed: the increasing pressure that White House correspondents feel when dealing with the Obama administration — to follow their narrative, to be properly deferential (!), to react to push-back by politely sitting down and shutting up.</p>
  • ...Merkel has topped Forbes magazine's list of the world's 100 most powerful women

    05/24/2013 4:52:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    News.com ^ | 5/22/13
    ... followed by Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, the magazine says. They were followed by Melinda Gates - who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with her billionaire philanthropist husband - US First Lady Michelle Obama and former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
  • When the BBC’s secular priests abuse

    05/22/2013 6:48:45 PM PDT · by AustralianConservative · 2 replies
    B.P. Terpstra ^ | May 23, 2013 | B.P. Terpstra
    ...media elites are obsessed with sexual abuse testimonies when the Catholic Church is in the firing line. But, when children and adults are abused by powerful secular priests, watch them tiptoe away, or downplay events. There are numerous examples: I have to ask, where’s the loud, moral outrage surrounding the late Jimmy Savile’s five decades of abuse against vulnerable minors and women? After all, it’s understood that the child-abusing BBC presenter even sexually assaulted ill children in their hospital beds. I have to ask, where’s the media interest in serious allegations surrounding two male executives and the abuse of young...
  • Liberal sexism? Ed Rendell calls Kelly Ayotte a ‘dumbbell’ (Re: Gun Control)

    05/10/2013 4:59:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Rare ^ | 5/13/13 | WPHT - Philadelphia
    In a radio interview with a Philadelphia radio station today, former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) called GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) a “dumbbell” for her opposition to gun control. Listen to the full interview below.
  • In The Name of Politically Correctness, It's Out With The "Master Suite"

    04/23/2013 3:46:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    NBC ^ | April 22, 2013 | Lauren Passell
    A survey in Washington, D.C. has found that area homebuilders are avoiding "master suite" when describing their homes, because some are uncomfortable with its racist and gender-biased connotations, reports The Baltimore Business Journal.
  • Feminism could destroy Russia, Russian Orthodox patriarch claims

    04/22/2013 9:49:23 PM PDT · by cunning_fish · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 9, 2013 | Miriam Elder
    Feminism could destroy Russia, Russian Orthodox patriarch claims. Kirill, head of church and close ally of Putin says feminist organisations 'proclaim the pseudo-freedom of women' Feminism is a "very dangerous" phenomenon that could lead to the destruction of Russia, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church has said. "I consider this phenomenon called feminism very dangerous, because feminist organisations proclaim the pseudo-freedom of women, which, in the first place, must appear outside of marriage and outside of the family," said Patriarch Kirill, according to the Interfax news agency. "Man has his gaze turned outward – he must work, make money...
  • President Obama: Kamala Harris 'best looking attorney general in the country'

    04/04/2013 9:53:05 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 28 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | April 4, 2013 | Daniel Beekman
    President Obama felt the heat Thursday after calling a powerful female official smoking hot. And as luck would have it, he made the unfortunate comment on the same day his wife — remember her, tall lady with the midlife bangs? — mistakenly referred to herself as a single mother. But back to the Prez and his very male salivary glands: “She also happens to be by far the best looking attorney general in the country,” Obama said of California’s Kamala Harris during a fund-raiser. The unexpected comment ruffled the feathers of some observers and caused a commotion on social media...
  • Obama praises Kamala Harris: 'Best-looking attorney general in the country'

    04/04/2013 4:42:31 PM PDT · by Third Person · 59 replies
    Polutico ^ | April 4th, 2013 | Donavan Slack
    President Obama, speaking at his last California fundraiser Thursday, apparently couldn't help but gush about California Attorney General Kamala Harris. And it wasn't all about her legal chops. No, he also praised her looks. “She is brilliant and she is dedicated, and she is tough, and she is exactly what you'd want in anybody who is administering the law, and making sure that everybody is getting a fair shake," Obama said. "She also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general in the country... It’s true! C’mon.”
  • Women's Troubles

    03/12/2013 5:49:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 12, 2013 | Mona Charen
    If there's one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it's to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done. In her Ted talk three years ago and now in a book that has received lavish attention, Sandberg laments that women "are not making it to the top of any profession anywhere in the world. The numbers tell the story ... 190 heads of state -- nine are women. Of all the people in parliaments in the world, 13 percent are women. In the corporate...
  • Viewpoint: What if women ruled the world?

    03/09/2013 7:30:47 AM PST · by haffast · 175 replies
    BBC News Magazine ^ | 3-7-2013 | Dee Dee Myers
    Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous - like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women's Day, political analyst and former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers argues it's now a topic that can be seriously discussed. Women clearly lacked the intellectual capacity and emotional fortitude to make the difficult decisions that leadership required. It wasn't bias, it was biology - it was just the way women were made. But that was then. In recent decades, attitudes and ideas have changed - and fast. That's...
  • Young men giving up on marriage: ‘Women aren’t women anymore’

    01/11/2013 5:39:57 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 388 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 1-10-13 | Hilary White
    Fewer young men in the US want to get married than ever, while the desire for marriage is rising among young women, according to the Pew Research Center. Pew recently found that the number of women 18-34 saying that having a successful marriage is one of the most important things rose from 28 percent to 37 percent since 1997. The number of young adult men saying the same thing dropped from 35 percent to 29 percent in the same time. Pew’s findings have caught the attention of one US writer who maintains that feminism, deeply entrenched in every segment of...
  • Professor Blames Mass Shootings on ‘White Male Privilege’

    12/19/2012 5:43:00 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/19/12
    <p>Some opinions only get attention because they come from people with advanced degrees who make their living on the taxpayer dime. That’s certainly the case for Hugo Schwyzer, a history and gender studies professor at Pasadena City College.</p> <p>He has a history of blaming white men for most of the mass killings that take place in the United States. Friday’s tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut gave him a great opportunity to spout his nonsense once again.</p>
  • Don't You Dare Open a Door for Me!

    12/14/2012 5:29:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 109 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2012 | Mona Charen
    Chivalry is back in the news. The always-alert Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute draws our attention to an item in the Psychology of Women Quarterly. A new study on what the authors are pleased to call "benevolent sexism" (which, as Murray translates, seems to mean gentlemanly behavior) found that both women and men are happier when men behave like gentlemen. This being a sociological publication, though, the findings are not written in English, but rather in academic argot. It's full of sentences like this: "A structural equation model revealed that benevolent sexism was positively associated with diffuse system...
  • Benevolent Sexism

    12/12/2012 5:58:42 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/12/2012 | Katherine Connell
    Katy Perry recently joined Taylor Swift, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and French former first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy in the ranks of prominent women who declined to identify themselves as feminists when prompted by reporters. Internet responses to this trend ranged from outrage over their false consciousness to snarky derision of their stupidity to concerned introspection about the failures of feminist branding. Another possibility that should be considered is that feminism seems largely irrelevant to an increasing number of Western women because it often appears to be at odds with their experience of reality and their desires. Bruni-Sarkozy explained, “I’m not...
  • A Hidden Crime: Domestic Violence Against Men Is a Growing Problem

    12/03/2012 5:43:28 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 80 replies
    DailyFinance.com ^ | January 30, 2010 | Bruce Watson
    Amid the media frenzy over Tiger Woods and Bengals receiver Chris Henry, a key aspect of both stories slipped through the cracks: Like millions of other men, Woods and Henry were -- allegedly at least -- the victims of domestic violence perpetrated by their wives or girlfriends. Beyond its brutal physical and psychological costs, domestic violence against men exacts a cruel economic toll at the personal, societal and national levels.For the most part, the media, authorities and average citizens see domestic violence as a crime that is committed by men and victimizes women. Consequently, funding to combat the problem has...
  • Congressional Black Caucus Chair Accuses John McCain of 'Racism and Sexism'

    11/18/2012 12:27:50 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 50 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 11/16/2012
    Rep. Marcia Fudge (D.-Ohio), the incoming chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is accusing Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz) of "sexism and racism" because the criticism leveled at U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice for telling the American people that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was a spontaneous reaction to a video posted on YouTube. “There is a clear, a clear in my opinion, sexism and racism that goes with these comments that are being made by, unfortunately, Senator McCain and others,” Fudge (D-Ohio.) said Friday at a Capitol Hill press conference. On Thursday, the Congressional Black...
  • Wasserman Schultz: Women Politicians 'Build Consensus, Put Aside Petty Differences'

    11/13/2012 6:07:31 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Should Debbie Wasserman Schultz lose her DNC job, there's always a stand-up gig at the Laff Shack . . . On Morning Joe today, DSW managed to maintain a straight face while claiming that if women ruled Washington, they'd be able to fix the fiscal cliff because they "build consensus" and "put aside petty differences." The litany of Wasserman Schultz's hyper-partisanship is long, exemplified by her allegation back in March that by adopting voter ID laws, Republicans want to "literally drag us all the way back to Jim Crow laws." Oh, then claiming not to have said it. View the...
  • When Feminists Criminalize “Sexist” Speech

    10/31/2012 8:32:14 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 30, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    If you want to know what Barack Obama and his fellow travelers have planned for us, you need look only at what their cutting-edge cousins have already implemented overseas. For example, hate-speech laws have long been used in Europe and other parts of the “Western” world to punish people for criticizing Islam and homosexuality. Now feminists are tightening the noose on freedom further with laws prohibiting “sexist” speech. Writes Phyllis Schlafly at The Moral Liberal: England, [and] 18 other nations including Germany and France signed an absurd United Nations treaty about Women that requires them to pass new laws making...
  • Justice Elena Kagan admits gender likely helped land job

    10/21/2012 4:07:31 AM PDT · by don-o · 34 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | October 20, 2012 | Mehan Boenhke
    If Elena Kagan was not a woman, she may not be sitting on the country's highest judicial bench, the Supreme Court justice told an audience at the University of Tennessee on Friday. The candid statement came early in an hourlong conversation-style presentation Kagan held Friday in the Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building, where she also discussed the strategy of deciding the country's top cases and her affinity for hunting with fellow Justice Antonin Scalia. While seated in padded armchairs on stage, Kagan told UT Law Dean Doug Blaze that being a woman in the courtroom comes with some...
  • Women Beat Men on IQ Tests for First Time... But Why??

    10/05/2012 3:11:56 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 50 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 4, 2012 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    American media are excitedly reporting that women are smarter than men, according to IQ tests. Not equal to men, supposedly the goal of feminism, but superior to men. That is quite a jump, all in a matter of decades. How could such a thing happen? After all, biology tells us that genes tend to be stable over generations. An ABC News blog reported: “James Flynn, a New Zealand-based researcher known as an IQ testing expert, said...that women have closed the gap and even inched ahead in this battle of the intelligent sexes...Deciding which is the smarter sex is an ever-controversial...
  • The Obama campaign asks women to vote with their 'lady parts' - Can liberals get any cruder?

    10/03/2012 1:01:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | October 3, 2012 | Tim Stanley
    Team Obama made a priceless gaffe on Tuesday. Someone posted an e-card on barackobama.com of a woman with the text: “Vote Like Your Lady Parts Depend On It.” It begs the question, "But what if said lady parts are unemployed?" Obama shouldn’t take anyone's support for granted… The e-card was quickly taken down, but the citizen journalists on Twitter had already copied and promoted it, preserving it for future generations. [Beware the sharp eyes and long memory of the internet.] This is a new low in the Obama campaign’s effort to fight and win the culture war on the Left’s...
  • Woman opens fire at Gig Harbor market; two men hit (she was targeting men)

    08/11/2012 6:51:35 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 48 replies
    king5.com ^ | August. 11, 2012
    Two people were hurt in a shooting at a Gig Harbor market on Saturday. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says a woman walked into the store at Lake Kathryn Village shopping center and shot two people. Before police flooded the store parking lot, Peggy Ensor was sitting outside the local food mart selling raffle tickets. "I asked her if she wanted to buy a ticket, she was very calm and she said no not today and she went into the store," said Ensor. She says moments later, that woman's demeanor completely changed. "She was in there screaming and hollering ......
  • lawsuit accuses Napolitano’s DHS of humiliating men, favoring women

    08/10/2012 12:17:56 PM PDT · by dubyajam · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/10/12 | Foxnews.com
    A longtime special agent in the Department of Homeland Security has filed a salacious discrimination suit, saying he was shoved aside in favor of a woman who enjoyed "a long-standing relationship" with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano -- who the suit claims presided over a female "frathouse"-style department that routinely humiliated male staffers.
  • Ladies, every man you work with thinks you want to sleep with him

    07/31/2012 5:07:35 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 158 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7-26-2012 | Meghan Casserly
    A new study suggests that—no matter how platonic you imagine a relationship may be—every man you know but aren’t related to is trying to sleep with you. And what’s worse, they think you’re trying to sleep with them right back. Yes, really. .... And while this unique insight into the male brain is troubling for male-female friendships around the world—including your insistence that you “stay friends” with all of your exes—the findings are much more disturbing when put into the context of the workplace. What about the platonic relationships you have with your male colleagues? Do male supervisors believe their...
  • 'Easy' Parking Spots for Women introduced by German Mayor

    07/12/2012 12:59:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11 Jul 2012 | Matthew Day
    Spaces in a new car park in the Black Forest town of Triberg now come with male and female symbols. The spaces for women are wider and well lit, while those for men are close to concrete pillars and can only be reversed into. Explaining the policy, Mayor Gallus Strobel said it was a natural decision because men are better at parking than women. "In the new car park we found that two place were not rectangular, at an angle to the road and placed between walls and pillars; that makes parking difficult so we decided to allocate them to...
  • Arguments Do Not Have Testicles

    07/02/2012 4:27:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2012 | Mike Adams
    Recently, a student asked me whether I had a right to speak out on abortion given that I am a man and could never experience pregnancy. I countered by asking him whether arguments have testicles. The question drew laughter from other students who were listening to the exchange. But my point was serious and worth addressing at length. The idea that men are ineligible to speak out on abortion has at least six flaws, each of which should be understood and articulated by men who desire to speak on the issue. Those argumentative flaws follow in no particular order of...
  • Arizona doctor fuming at Barnes & Noble after employee kicks him out

    06/06/2012 9:50:08 AM PDT · by Altariel · 98 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | June 5, 2012 | Philip Caulfield
    An Arizona doctor says he’s going to sue Barnes & Noble unless he gets an apology from an employee who tossed him from the store because he was alone in the children's section. Dr. Omar Amin, 73, of Scottsdale, said he was browsing for books for his five- and seven-year-old grandkids at the store on May 4 when he walked into the children’s reading area to quietly answer a cellphone call. Amin, a renowned researcher of infectious diseases, told local station KTVK that he sat on the ground to avoid bothering other shoppers with his chatter. “This man approached me...