Get Your Women’s History Podcasts…

By Amanda Kozar If you’re like me, you are still excited to learn about women’s history even when you’re not in school. If you are stuck on a long car ride or flight, it’s always helpful to have a few podcasts loaded onto your cell phone or tablet.* These podcasts don’t necessarily have a common theme other than “women’s history,” but I think that you … Continue reading Get Your Women’s History Podcasts…

Guilt Trip: Why Rising Female Employment Makes Men Feel Sad

A recent edition of “Talk of the Nation” on  NPR had me fuming! The host, Neal Conan, was interviewing Hanna Rosin a regular contributor to the Atlantic and a co-founder of Double X, Slate’s all-female run magazine  about her July article in the Atlantic titled, “The End of Men“. Also a guest was Guy Garcia, CEO of the marketing research firm Mentametrix and author of … Continue reading Guilt Trip: Why Rising Female Employment Makes Men Feel Sad

“Abortion Rights Advocates” are Making News Again

Last week the NPR Editorial staff was making the rounds both on-air and on the web discussing a change in policy on reporting the abortion debate. Five years ago the official NPR style changed from characterizing individuals as “abortion rights advocates”  or “abortion opponents” to the more frequently heard, and loaded, “pro-life” and “pro-choice”. As of March 24th, though, “abortion rights advocates” are making news … Continue reading “Abortion Rights Advocates” are Making News Again