Celebrate 40 years of Title IX with WRIN

This looks cool: Equity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IXEquity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX Thursday, April 19, 2012 3:00 to 5:00 pm Panel Discussion, reception to follow Hendrix Auditorium, William D. Carlson Education Building (CEB) This event looks back at the progress and challenges of the forty years since…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! What, you didn’t know it was International Women’s Day? Wait, you did know that March is Women’s History Month, right? Okay, okay. Maybe International Women’s Day is not at the top of your annual holiday calendar. But there’s good reason to be thinking about this 101-year-old tradition. So what is IWD?…

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…

Year in Review: Tired Marketing FAIL!

This year presented some real doozies in failed, sexist, misogynistic, racist and down-right stupid marketing campaigns. From Dr. Pepper 10 to Skechers for eight-year-olds, I’ve been tracking them over on The Tired Feminist all year. And if ad-makers need some more proof that all this sexist garbage is ridiculously antiquated and woefully transparent, here’s an…