GOP Congressman: The CDC Is Waging a 'War on Women Nurses'

On Glenn Beck's radio show Thursday evening, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) accused the CDC of being "the new commander of the Democrats' war on women nurses. Because, goodnight, they set them up and then they throw them under the bus." Goodnight indeed, sir. » 10/17/14 11:30am 10/17/14 11:30am

Suddenly, Republicans Are All About Getting You Birth Control

After many aspirin-between-the-knees travails and legitimate rape pratfalls, Republicans have finally seized on something that they hope will resonate with women: over the counter birth control. Yay! Right? » 9/15/14 2:00pm 9/15/14 2:00pm

Republicans Pose With Ladymags, Claim They Now Understand Women

This afternoon, a reporter who covers the Michigan politics snapped a photo of what Tina Fey would describe as "grey faced men with $2 haircuts" glowering over women's fashion magazines. Accompanying the photo was the caption, "@MIHouseGOP members Victory, Pettalia, and Glardon: 'Don't say we don't understand women.'"… » 6/05/14 6:30pm 6/05/14 6:30pm

Republicans Plan to Reach Out to Women By Avoiding Facts

During this election year, you can expect to see a change in tone in many political ads. If you're wondering if this means that they'll finally be less dumb, I'm sorry to disappoint; they are, unfortunately, going to get even more dumb, because conservative strategists have decided that the best way to reach ladies is… » 5/12/14 6:15pm 5/12/14 6:15pm

Single Lady Voters Are Gold, and Politicians Are Giving Chase

Let’s talk about unmarried female voters: we are wildly popular and all of the political parties are fighting over us. Hey big spender! » 5/06/14 11:10am 5/06/14 11:10am

The Fate of Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic is Still Tentative

The fight to close Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic took another step today, as lawyers entered a federal court of appeals on Monday. » 4/28/14 6:45pm 4/28/14 6:45pm

'Women Get Paid Exactly What They're Worth' According to Fox News Host

Fox News host Martha MacCallum, speaking on behalf of all women, said on her show that women actually don't want the government to create policies that ensure equal pay for equal work because women are already earning "exactly what they're worth." » 1/31/14 12:40pm 1/31/14 12:40pm

Rand Paul Basically Admits That the GOP Was Waging a War on Women

The animated Raggedy Andy doll known as Rand Paul has been busy this weekend making lots of stupid platitudes about single moms and the war on women, which he insists — just in case you had any doubt at all — women are winning. » 1/26/14 3:00pm 1/26/14 3:00pm

Mike Huckabee: Denying Women Contraception is Part of a War For Women

Former (and possibly future, hooray!!) presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has waded into the debate surrounding the Republican party's war on women. As one might expect, what he had to say was pretty horrific. » 1/23/14 6:15pm 1/23/14 6:15pm

Republicans Offer Class on How to Talk to Women Without Being a Dick

The GOP has more problems than a math book with a distant father, but the problem that stings the worst, electorally speaking, is its problem with women. Now, party leaders are doing something about one aspect of that problem, designed especially with the hapless male conservative in mind: sensitivity training. I'm… » 12/05/13 4:30pm 12/05/13 4:30pm

Hell-Bound Atheists Might Be Better at Marriage Than Christians

If your marriage ceremony didn't include the Lord or his ambassadors — and instead maybe involved jumping over drum circles and then sticking banjos up your partner's butthole before making out with a litter of dogs wearing pasties and chaps?* — you might be an atheist. And if you're an atheist, there's a chance your… » 11/04/13 10:00am 11/04/13 10:00am

This Is the Week the US Government Told Poor Women to Fuck Off

Know what's even scarier than stumbling into a Walgreens at 3 am and witnessing a woman dressed as Miley Cyrus puking on a guy dressed up as Jesse Pinkman as a muzakal rendition of Silent Night plays over the loudspeaker? What conservatives in the government are doing — and have done — to low income women this week.… » 11/01/13 4:20pm 11/01/13 4:20pm

Who's Really to Blame for the Looming Government Shutdown? Sluts.

And they say that in 2013 women still don't have any power. Behold, the US government, steward of the most powerful and wealthy country in the world, is about to be brought to its knees by a group of post-fertile conservatives who, more than anything, fear a loosening of their demographic's grip over the choices of… » 9/30/13 12:40pm 9/30/13 12:40pm

Ironic as Hell GOP Ad Says The Government Should Stay Out Of Your Vag

Now that Obamacare's implementation is all but inevitable, conservatives are doing all sorts of nutty shit to try to stop it at the last minute. They're threatening to shut down the whole government over it, which is the political equivalent of cutting off one's head to spite one's face. They're filing a metric… » 9/19/13 1:30pm 9/19/13 1:30pm

GOP Appoints Woman to Be New Person to Say Dumb Crap About Women

If your roof is leaking, hiring an interior decorator to redo your living room won't keep your ceiling from eventually collapsing. Likewise, if you're a a political party struggling to preserve what's left of its rapidly-fraying relevance, appointing a different messenger won't change the fact that the message is… » 6/17/13 1:20pm 6/17/13 1:20pm

Ignoring Anti-Woman Wingnuttery Won't Make It Go Away

The day after the election last fall, I felt like the bespectacled teen movie archetype who just found out the POPULAR BOY (played by an actor with a suspiciously square twentysomething jaw for a high schooler) asked her to prom. Across the country, politicians who had publicly said dumb crap about women's roles,… » 6/13/13 1:10pm 6/13/13 1:10pm

Batshit Crazy PSA Claims the Real 'War on Women' Is Gun Control

Ladies, you need to start packing a Colt 45 next to your lipstick and tampons, because the real war on women is the fact that the current liberal regime wants to take away your right to bear arms however, wherever, and whenever you want. » 6/04/13 8:30pm 6/04/13 8:30pm

Patrick Stewart: It's in Men's Hands to Stop Violence Against Women

While speaking at Houston's Comicpalooza, an audience member asked Sir Patrick Stewart what he's most proud about in his life, besides acting. He responded by talking about his work helping to bring light to the issue of violence against women — and his words are all kinds of wise, insightful, and compassionate. » 5/30/13 8:30pm 5/30/13 8:30pm

Dr. Tiller's Former Wichita Abortion Clinic Is Finally Back in Business

Julie Burkhart and her team are finally ready to re-open the Wichita, Kansas abortion clinic George Tiller ran before he was fatally shot by anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder four years ago. The clinic, now called South Wind Women's Center, will be the first abortion clinic to operate in Wichita since Roeder was… » 4/02/13 7:00pm 4/02/13 7:00pm