10 “Must Haves” for the Woman Who Would Be President

by Diana Bartelli Carlin, Nichola D. Gutgold and Theodore F. Sheckels, Women’s Media Center   Hillary Clinton proved that a woman can be a top presidential contender, but 2012 will not be the year that particular glass ceiling is broken. The authors… Continue Reading

Progressive Champion Announces Race for State Senate

We are absolutely thrilled  that Rep. Mary Still (D-Columbia) is running for State Senate.  Mary is known for her passionate and vocal support on behalf of women, fighting attacks on women’s reproductive health and across the state against pay day… Continue Reading

Kathleen Sebelius Pressed On Plan B Decision By 14 Democratic Senators

by Amanda Terkel, Huffington Post Fourteen Democratic senators, led by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), sent the Obama administration a letter  on Tuesday asking for the scientific basis behind its decision to limit access to emergency contraception. Last week, Health and Human Services… Continue Reading

Obama’s Woman Problem

This past week HHS Director Kathleen Sebelius disagreed with the FDA’s decision – as did President Obama –  to approve over-the-counter emergency contraception (Plan B) for girls under 17. “The president shamefully uses his daughters to justify limiting the healthcare… Continue Reading

Clinton’s Geneva accord: ‘Gay rights are human rights’

By Jonathan Capehart – Washington Post Secretary of State Hillary Clinton marked International Human Rights Day with a phenomenal speech in Geneva yesterday. Over the course of 30 minutes, Clinton delivered a blunt yet inspiring speech that took on all the myths… Continue Reading