BY Alexa Salvato
on Jun 15, 2015
Kim Gordon may be best known for fronting the alt-rock band Sonic Youth, but she’s an artist in many genres: She’s written a book, curated art shows, been involved with fashion, and now has a show of her own in NYC. Her career began as a visual artist, and we're excited to see her creativity shine once again in her original medium!
In an interview with Humberto Leon, she made awesome points about the political consciousness of her art. Read More
Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, is expected to announce her candidacy for President of the United States on May 4th. We've got the main points you need to know about her:
She’s a staunch Republican. Although according to a national CNN poll released last week, only 2% of Republicans named her as their first choice in the presidential election, less than 12 other candidates and likely candidates.
She has never held elected office. Read More
In this awesome C-Span footage from 2009, Hillary Clinton responds to Rep. Christopher Smith’s question about the role of the U.S. government supporting access to safe abortion, contraception, and education on an international platform. She instantly defends the reproductive rights of women and family planning, stating:
“We are now an administration that will protect the rights of women including their rights to reproductive healthcare.”
Hillary also touches on the work she did as First Lady and the sorry state of reproductive health after the Bush administration. Read More
As expected, once Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President, there was a barrage of sexist trolls waiting to make his or her two cents known. It is possible to have a critical discussion about Hillary Clinton without bringing her gender into it. Truly!
Funny or Die released a hilarious video mocking the idiotic comments that some people are making. Read More
BY Natasha Rodriguez
on Apr 13, 2015
Hillary Clinton finally announced her candidacy for president of the United States yesterday. While we can’t wait to hear all the policies and reforms she has planned, we’re also super psyched about the fact that we’ll be getting to see a lot more of her amazing pantsuit collection. Although Hillary rocks the pantsuit like no other, she’s not the first woman to have done so. Read More
Although Hillary Clinton has yet to announce her candidacy for president, early 2016 polls are indicating that the former Secretary of State has already built an impressive demographic coalition. How impressive? She has already surpassed the heights that President Barack Obama reached in 2008 and 2012.
Numbers show that Hillary has an incredible lead over her Republican opponents when it comes to young people between the ages 18-39. Check it out:
Clinton: 63/former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush: 30 (Clinton leads 53-41 overall among registered voters)
Clinton: 67/Texas Sen. Read More
on Apr 01, 2015
Consider this another sign of the impending apocolypse:
In a recent interview with Alaska radio station KFQD, former vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin reportedly stunned listeners by saying that she would be “proud to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.” The quote came in response to a question about Palin’s future political goals.
“Frankly, I’ve never stopped eyeing the White House,” she explained. Read More
We've been holding our breaths (for like, YEARS) waiting for Hillary to finally announce her candidacy. But since she’s been keeping us all in the dark, we've had to come up with ways to stay occupied. This about covers what we've been doing to pass the time:
1. Rage rolling our eyes at Ted Cruz’s presidential bid because we know it would be detrimental to all women if he were to become president.
2. Finally getting around to reading Hard Choices.
3. Read More
BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Mar 20, 2015
It's no secret that Hillary Clinton is the popular choice for Democrat bid in the upcoming 2016 presidential election, and, just like the discourse surrounding her 2008 primary run, we're seeing a lot of iffy plays on gender politics popping up. One thing that's particularly irked us: Is it okay to put Bill in a dress?
Bill For First Lady is a campaign supporting Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president. They are currently accepting signatures for a petition asking her to run and have gained just under 9,000. Read More
BY Hannah Baxter
on Mar 10, 2015
On March 9, 2015, the 59th session of the Commission of the Status of Women began at the United Nation Headquarters in New York, and will last until the 20th of this month. Representatives of Member States, UN Entities and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (oh that’s what NGO stands for!) from all around the world are meeting to discuss what often feels like the never ending fight for international women’s rights. Read More