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Voting gender gap may be a chasm if GOP rams Kavanaugh onto Supreme Court

As Donald Trump and the Republican men of the Senate Judiciary Committee (and it’s a men-only club for the GOP) downplay the credible claims of Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault of Christine Blasey Ford when they were teens, they might be feeling smug that they’re getting away with something. But women in this country aren’t […]

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We need more women in power. In media, government, entertainment…

It’s not about sex. It’s all about power. Matt Lauer is out at The Today Show after what NBC called a “review” of sexual misconduct at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. His actions were a “clear violation of our company’s standards,” says an NBC story. Details about Lauer’s behavior — the alleged sexual assault of a […]

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I’m ready for a world with women in charge

Not a day goes by without a new revelation of sexual assault or harassment by some man in a position of power. Men in politics. Men in the entertainment world. Men in business. Men in media. Famous comedians. Senators and congressmen. Little-known legislators. Otherwise-well-respected reporters, and some who weren’t so respected. Top executives at top […]

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#MeToo: Why Harvey Weinstein story makes women feel like victims all over again

The infuriating news about the years of sexual harassment women suffered at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein hits home for women everywhere. A show of hands of how many women have ever been on the receiving end of unwanted sexual attention from men would likely yield unanimous results. It’s no surprise that #MeToo started trending […]

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