Democratic National Convention Accused of Discriminating Against Mothers

Thanks to the lack of liberal politicians who make outrageously horrible and nonsensical statements about rape, abortion, and the wage gap, Democrats have a pretty good lock on the women's vote. Is that why they're not too concerned about recent accusations that they're disenfranchising mothers who want to attend the… » 8/27/12 3:50pm 8/27/12 3:50pm

Men's Only Golf Club Head Hopes Everyone Will Just Shut Up About the…

Move along, folks. Nothing to see here. At least, that's what Billy Payne, Chairman of the men-only Augusta National Golf Club hopes will happen. He's just released a statement regarding the controversy of his golf club's refusal to admit women: there is no statement. Talking about it is against the rules. Everyone… » 4/05/12 5:00pm 4/05/12 5:00pm

NOW Blasts Fox News For Only Caring About Sexism Against Sarah Palin

Last Friday, on his HBO show Real Time, Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a "dumb twat." Since then, Fox News—home of Palin's political commentary—has apparently been harassing the National Organization for Women to come out against Maher in defense of Palin. Yesterday NOW told the network, that it's a "known fact" that… » 3/23/11 12:12pm 3/23/11 12:12pm

If You Won't Vote For Barack, Would You Consider Voting For Michelle?

A lot of people would like to believe that the world — and politics — is a fairly rational place outside of the crazies. Crazy is, though, a definitional problem — by definition, crazy is defined as "outside the norm." So what is the norm? How many non-normals can there be until "crazy" is its own norm? Is… » 8/04/08 6:00pm 8/04/08 6:00pm

Health Insurers Are Idiots, Possibly Evil

One of the biggest political debates going on in Congress and amongst the Presidential candidates is about health insurance and what to do about the entirely dysfunctional fucking system. Republicans favor things like deregulations and tax breaks and whatever, and use the specter of universal coverage to gin up their… » 11/09/07 5:00pm 11/09/07 5:00pm

Dear Maybe Movie Star Andy Samberg: Feminist Chicks Dig You

Remember two months back when Andy Samberg wore a "National Organization for Women, Berkeley" shirt to the Spike TV awards? There was a debate over at Feministing as to whether Samberg was being an ironic hipster or a sincere guy. Today, Nerve has posted an interviewwith the Hot Rod star, where he clears up the issue: » 8/03/07 11:45am 8/03/07 11:45am