Congratulate Virginia’s New Democratic Attorney General with Feminist Majority!

It’s been a hard-fought battle for Herring.

Feminist Fix: Women Elected Terry McAuliffe Governor of Virginia

Terry McAuliffe was elected Governor of Virginia last night in an extremely close race against Republican Ken Cuccinelli. Here’s what it means.

E.W. Jackson Maintains Controversial Stances on Abortion, LGBTQ Rights

I have a little advice for you, Mr. Jackson.

Massive Age Gaps in Voting for 2012 Elections

For years, young voters have been discounted and labeled as apathetic no shows when it comes to voting. After 2012, the age gap will be ignored at a politician’s peril. In 2012, according to exit polls, nationwide voters 18-29 years old comprised 19 percent of the electorate while voters over 65 years comprised 16 percent… [Continue Reading]

Gender Gap Decisive in Marriage Equality Victories

Exit poll data revealed a massive and decisive gender gap in voting on the marriage equality ballot measures that just might put to rest once and for all some old gender adages. Women have all too often been cast as the more conservative sex. Nothing could be further from the truth. Women, on the average,… [Continue Reading]

Gender Gap Costly: Women’s Votes Decisive in Presidential and Senate Races

The problem the Republican Party has with women is deep and costly. Their attacks on women’s rights all add up to a widely perceived Republican War on Women that significantly influenced the outcome of the election by creating impactful gender gaps in many key races. President Barack Obama won reelection with 55 percent of women’s… [Continue Reading]

#HERvotes Blog Carnival Takes on Health Care

Welcome to the third #HERVotes Blog Carnival! This time, the focus is on women and health care. The blog posts below share personal stories and details about the new benefits from the health care reform law, while also offering original insights on what’s at stake for women and health care. You’ll also find personal stories… [Continue Reading]

KEEP ABORTION LEGAL: KEEP BARBARA BOXER

With only a limited number of days left until the November 2nd elections, coat hangers with KEEP ABORTION LEGAL: KEEP BARBARA BOXER signs are cropping up on campuses—and not a moment too soon. The race between Senator Barbara Boxer (D) and her challenger Carly Fiorina (R) is still a toss-up—we can take nothing for granted…. [Continue Reading]