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

Sex Equality Laws Inspired by GOP – Women Legislators Fight Back

photo courtesy of Maryville University Rep. Stacey Newman (D-Richmond Heights), House Progressive Caucus chair, introduced HB1853 last week which would restrict access to vasectomies in Missouri. Story Via FOX4 News – Kansas City. By Hannah Levintova – Mother Jones As Republican lawmakers have pushed… Continue Reading

MU Student Jamie Crockett is Finalist in Women’s Media Center Video Contest

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMIE CROCKETT, STUDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI’S SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM FOR BECOMING A FINALIST.  WE LOVE HER VIDEO…YOU WILL TOO!  WATCH IT HERE. On November 16, 2011, the Women’s Media Center invited girls ages 14-22, to create a… Continue Reading

Eighth Grade Girls Speak Out for Gay Rights in St. Louis

Three Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School students are stepping up and speaking out for the issues they believe in—even if adults won’t listen. By Lindsey Toler – Maplewood Richmond Heights Patch Meet the fourth wave of feminism. They may only… Continue Reading

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