Southern California Parents Say They So Did Not Try to Frame a PTA…

In the latest example of parents taking school politics way too seriously, a southern California couple pleaded not guilty Monday to planting drugs on a PTA volunteer who had allegedly disparaged their child. According to CBS Los Angeles, Kent and Jill Easter are accused of pretending that they were living in a dark… » 9/25/12 9:15pm 9/25/12 9:15pm

Some NYC Dads Are Adding Unnecessary Gravitas to PTA Meetings

With the new economy comes not only new captains (hopefully lady captains) of industry, but new tenders of hearth, home, and rowdy carpools to tee-ball practice — dads. As more women earn advanced degrees and tackle high-powered, time-consuming jobs, and more recession-dazed men two-step around their homes to the slow… » 2/19/12 5:30pm 2/19/12 5:30pm

Sarah Palin's "Feminism" Is Irrelevant To Her Irresponsible Record

A lot of people, including the much-loved Gloria Steinem » 9/04/08 12:00pm 9/04/08 12:00pm, are talking about whether or not Sarah Palin was the "feminist" choice for Vice President. "This isn't the first time a boss has picked an unqualified woman just because she agrees with him and opposes everything most other women want and need," Steinem argues in…

Judy Blume Doesn't Back Down From Censors


Our girl Judy Blume has a whopping five titles on the American Library Association's "Most Challenged Books" list. In this clip from Current TV, Blume defends herself and her books against evil PTA members who continue to ban her informative, delightful, classic Young Adult novels. Of the oft-banned Forever, Blume… » 4/09/08 3:30pm 4/09/08 3:30pm