Surprisingly, GOP Young Gun Marco Rubio Is Not a Big Fan of the Lilly…

Most reasonable American humans not somehow involved in real, non-envelope-stuffing way (stuffing envelopes is the bullshittiest campaign volunteering anyone can do) with the current political proceedings would probably agree that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is at the very least a step in the right direction when… » 10/21/12 5:00pm 10/21/12 5:00pm

20 Badass Quotes From the Women of the DNC

The major political conventions are over! Boo, say nerds. Hooray, say people who just want their regular network TV shows back and journalists who are probably exhausted from two weeks straight of talking points, hats embellished with donkeys and elephants, and stadium food. While the seemingly endless stream of vague… » 9/07/12 7:40pm 9/07/12 7:40pm

The American Economic Downturn Is Tough On Jane Wine Box

Last night at the Presidential debates we heard a great deal about Joe the Plumber. We've also heard from his similarly named, beer-swilling second cousin, Joe Six Pack. But what about Plumber Joe's wife? Or Joe Six Pack's sister, the John Stewart anointed Jane Wine Box? Well ol' Jane's not faring too well » 10/16/08 9:30am 10/16/08 9:30am during this…

McCain (Palin) On Women's Issues: When It's Not Sparse, It's Not Good

The real problem with writing about Sarah Palin's record on women's issues is that she doesn't really have one. Once you've learned that she's against reproductive choice » 9/16/08 4:00pm 9/16/08 4:00pm and , you've really got to stretch to find anything she's done or said on other issues affecting females. Of course, . I mean, it's not good when a…

Lilly Ledbetter Knows McCain's "Out Of Touch With Reality"

It's not terribly often that you get to interview a feminist icon. Well, I mean, I guess it's getting more common for me, but still, it's pretty cool. So when my colleague over at Glamocracy » 8/30/08 2:40pm 8/30/08 2:40pm asked me if I wanted to interview Lilly Ledbetter, I was like, "Hell, yeah." Don't recognize her name? If you ever have to sue…

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Meet Lilly Ledbetter. She's A Good Reason To Vote Against John McCain

Lilly Ledbetter, pictured here with Hillary Clinton yesterday, got totally screwed by the Supreme Court. And now she's being screwed by the Senate. You see, Lilly was a supervisor for an Alabama Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. She was being paid less than every single one of the male supervisors: 15% less than the… » 4/24/08 5:00pm 4/24/08 5:00pm