Posts tagged "elections"

Psychotic Polish Presidential Candidate Is A Monster

We thought our crazy Republicans like Rand Paul and Jeb Bush were bad, but Poland is on a whole other level together.
Brace yourselves for Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a presidential candidate…

Katrin Higher | May 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm

White Women Failed Wendy Davis (And Texas In General)

White women in Texas failed Wendy Davis and the whole rest of the state. [RH Reality Check]
Read this interview with intersex people to find out what life…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Wendy Davis Lost The Election, But She Changed The Game

Wendy Davis, kickass American hero, has lost the Texas gubernatorial election. I know I shouldn’t be surprised. For starters, she’s a Democrat, and Texas hasn’t had a Democratic governor in…

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Many Polling Places Still Aren’t Accessible To Voters With Disabilities

Decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act, we still have polling places that are restrictive to disabled voters. [VICE]
Read this fantastic piece about why street harassment shouldn’t be…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm

Fox Anchor: Young Women Serving On Juries Is A Bad Idea Because They “Don’t Get It”

Kimberly Guilfoyle and her co-hosts on “The Five” decided on Tuesday’s edition of the show that young women are just too out of it to be functional members of society. They…

Claire Hannum | October 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Men In Pakistan Village Decide Women Are Not Allowed To Vote

Welcome to Pakistan! Home to the second largest gender gap in the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2012 Global Gender Gap Report. Many women in Pakistan face violence,…

Sarah Gray | May 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Snooki For President?

When I was at the Rally to Restore Sanity, I saw a sign that read “Palin and Snooki 2012″ and thought it was really funny. Until a survey landed in…

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 8, 2010 - 8:15 pm

This Month In The Lady Mags: It’s All Political In The November Issues

Not sure if you want to spend $3.99 on this month’s Elle? Don’t worry, we’ve got Wendy Felton, editor of, here to tell you exactly what’s up on the

Wendy Felton | October 13, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Quick Pic: Presidential (A)Dress

We’re going to take a wild guess and say that if French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac could vote in the U.S. presidential election, he’d put a check mark next to…

Catherine Strawn | October 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Presidential Candidates’ Spouses Participate In Cookie Bake-Off

Every year, Family Circle magazine has a cookie-off among the potential first spouses’ recipes, and the vote often goes the same way as general election. In 2004, Teresa Heinz Kerry’s…

Catherine Strawn | June 16, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Women Writing More Checks For Presidential Candidates

This election is special, and not just because a woman and a black man are serious contenders. Us girls are donating more than we have in past elections! So far,…

Catherine Strawn | April 7, 2008 - 5:00 pm