Obama Will Sign Equal Pay Executive Orders Without Do-Nothing Congress

Tomorrow, the President will sign two executive orders designed to promote equal pay for women, bypassing the jowly obstructionist fuckos in Congress and once again reminding women in this crucial election year which major national party is the one that actually does stuff for women. At least, that's the goal. » 4/07/14 1:00pm 4/07/14 1:00pm

GOP Women Vote to Slam Glass Ceiling Shut Behind Them

Great news, fans of supergroups. The twenty-four Republican women in the US House of Representatives have joined forces to form the Women's Policy Committee, a group that's supposed to raise the profile of the conservative ladies serving in Congress. Too bad that Team Awesome has spent most of its Girl Power Time in… » 5/22/12 9:10pm 5/22/12 9:10pm

Women Aren't Suing Over Unequal Pay

President Obama's quest to become every American woman's personal BFF began shortly after his inauguration, when he signed the Lily Ledbetter Equal Pay Act into law. The purpose of the act was to extend the statute of limitations on wage discrimination regulations, so that women who discovered several years later that… » 5/14/12 2:20pm 5/14/12 2:20pm

Conventional Crap: Top Shelf Liquor, Chris Matthews & Madonna

I'm about the leave for the airport to help kick off the start of the Democratic National Convention tonight with various bashes, booze, and bonding with other bloggers. One of those bloggers already in Denver is Kay Steiger » 8/25/08 10:00am 8/25/08 10:00am, who works at and will be blogging for and while she's there. She's one of our rotating…

Harriet Harman Wants English Women To Make More Money

Harriet Harman is the Equality Minister in the UK and, as such, is pushing legislation to force government agencies and private firms with government contracts to disclose the average salary differences between men and women, and all private firms will be strongly encouraged to do so (under the threat of being… » 6/26/08 1:30pm 6/26/08 1:30pm