Monthly Archives: September 2011

Election 2012 Sexism Watch #5: Bachmann Denies Sexism

From The Factor, September 26, 2011: O’Reilly: “Do you think you’re being treated differently because you’re the only woman in the race?  Here you’ve got eight sweaty guys – they’re all sweaty – and then you’re there.  Are you being … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter Plays Santa Claus

Cultural icon, Rosie the Riveter, represents women who produced war supplies in factories during WWII. With the tagline, “We Can Do It,” Rosie played a key role in a propaganda campaign to convince women (and their husbands) that they had … Continue reading

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A Mixed Victory in the Texas Cheerleader Rape Case

The Texas cheerleader who sued her high school for forcing her to cheer for her rapist will not have to pay the school’s entire $35,000 in legal fees, according to a decision yesterday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of … Continue reading

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Election 2012 Sexism Watch #4: And Then There Were Two?

Major news outlets have deemed the competition for the Republican nomination contest a two-man race, including The Daily Beast (A Two Man Race: Perry and Romney), The National Journal (Despite Bachmann’s Success, The Real GOP Race is Now Perry Vs. Romney), Newsmax … Continue reading

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