House Democrats Call on Nixon to Oppose Cuts to Shear Institute

Students who have participated in a UMSL Sue Shears Institute for Women program Twenty-three Democrat women state representatives delivered a letter today to Governor Nixon governor asking him to veto SB 455, which includes an amendment abolishing the Sue Shear Institute… Continue Reading

Media Sexism: Name It and Change it

“Name It. Change It.” works to end sexist and misogynistic coverage of women candidates by all members of the press—from bloggers to radio hosts to television pundits.  by Siobhan “Sam” Bennett, President/CEO of She Should Run and NameItChangeIt.org The Pyramid of Egregiousness… Continue Reading

Gay Rep. Wyatt Speaks Out Against “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

A Gay Straight Alliance school bus from Seattle Pride 2008. Courtesy of The New Civil Rights Movement Jefferson City – by Erin Luth, MO State Capitol intern, University of Missouri junior State Rep. Zachary Wyatt (R- Kirksville) “came out” this morning to… Continue Reading