The 10 Lowest Moments For Women In Politics This Year (So Far)

Yesterday, we learned that voters were polled on whether Barbara Boxer or Carly Fiorina has better hair. Even without the 2008 election's bombast (Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin), the past year has been rather rocky for women in politics. Some lowlights: » 7/29/10 1:54pm 7/29/10 1:54pm

Elena Kagan, Softball, And The Lesbian Label

Like attending a women's college, drinking beer from the bottle, and having sex with other women, softball has long been recognized as a sure sign of homosexuality. "If you play, you're probably gay," clarifies the L.A. Times. » 6/03/10 10:00am 6/03/10 10:00am

Senator Klobuchar Scolds Fashion Writer On Senate Floor For Sexism

It's not often that the Senate chamber talks fashion criticism, but yesterday, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar was sufficiently irritated by Robin Givhan's Washington Post piece to chastise her for her Kagan critique. Meanwhile, Givhan is defending herself. » 5/26/10 12:00pm 5/26/10 12:00pm