Recapping Obama’s 2014 State of the Union

President Obama gave us a surprisingly hopeful State of the Union address tonight. I say surprising because he has faced intractable opposition from a GOP determined to undermine his every move. Indeed, both houses of Congress have demonstrated a keen desire to toil less on “prosperity [that] is widely shared,” as the president proffered tonight,…

Feminist Files: Republicans and the women they hate, with a Girl Scout cookie kicker

If you ever needed a good reason to buy Girl Scout cookies, here it is: Following an incident in which a transgender child was rebuked and turned away from a Denver troop last fall, Girl Scouts released a statement saying they were inclusive to any youth who present themselves as girls. Now, anti-LGBT forces are…

Tell Congress to do right by raped servicewomen!

Passing this along from the ACLU of Nevada (and PS: there’s a petition about this, too): For Immediate Release Nov. 29, 2011 Contact: Staci Pratt, Legal Director, ACLU of Nevada pratt@aclunv.org, 702.366.1536 x201 ACLU of Nevada: Raped Servicewomen Deserve Insurance Coverage for Abortion Las Vegasโ€”The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Nevada is calling on…