Democratic National Convention Accused of Discriminating Against…

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 it… » 3/23/11 12:12pm 3/23/11 12:12pm

Christine O'Donnell Now A Feminist. Sort Of.

Christine O'Donnell, meet Krystal Ball, who knows a thing or two about how to play the publication of "embarrassing" photos or material. But judging from O'Donnell's response to the publication of her ladybug-costumed makeout, maybe she already knows what's up. » 10/29/10 10:54am 10/29/10 10:54am

Does NOW Have Bigger Fish To Fry Than Ralph Lauren & David Letterman?

NOW has made headlines lately by speaking out against Photoshopped models and Letterman's indiscretions. A question: doesn't the 43-year old women's rights organization have better things to do? » 10/16/09 4:40pm 10/16/09 4:40pm

Outraged Elizabeth Hasselbeck: NOW And Again

Elizabeth Hasselbeck, having been alerted to the now-removed Playboy article about how Guy Cimbalo would rather blow Regis than bang her, called NOW and discovered that - surprise! - they're opposed to sexism and misogyny aimed at conservative women, too. » 6/03/09 7:00pm 6/03/09 7:00pm

NOW L.A. President Shelly Mandell Endorses McCain/Palin

News of National Organization for Women L.A. President Shelly Mandell's endorsement of John McCain, but especially Sarah Palin » 10/07/08 9:30am 10/07/08 9:30am, is blowing up all over the blogosphere. You might wonder how a woman who helped , the thousands-strong pro-choice rally in 2004, has, four years later, decided that women's lives aren't that…

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 irrationality… » 8/04/08 6:00pm 8/04/08 6:00pm

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

Is SNL's Andy Samberg A Bad Feminist?

  • The women at Feministing wonder if Andy Samberg was being an "ironic hipster douche" when he wore a "National Organization For Women—Berkeley" tee to a Spike TV awards-show. Our verdict: Samberg may be a hipster but he's probably not being ironic; he grew up in Berkeley. [Feministing]
  • The British women who think we're…
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