military

Mike Pence’s 1999 Op-Ed Claiming ‘Mulan’ Was Liberal Propaganda Was Actually Just Sexist

I imagine him feverishly wiping the sweat from his forehead as he wrote this garbage.

Bronwyn Isaac | July 18, 2016 - 6:01 pm

The New Miss USA Defended Gender Equality In The Military Because Women Are “Just As Tough As Men”

The 26-year-old turned the event that usually revolves around sparkly dresses, high heels, and beach-ready bikini bods (whatever that means) into a much more powerful feminist platform.

Lauren Holter | June 6, 2016 - 3:10 pm

This Could Be Our First-Ever Female Combatant Commander

President Obama will name Air Force General Lori Robinson to lead the military’s Northern Command, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday. It’s one of the top US military positions and…

Newser | March 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

Top Military Officials Decide That Women Are Now Required To Register For The Draft

Just last month when the ban was lifted for women in all military combat roles, one of the pressing questions was: “Should women now be required to enter the draft?”

Bronwyn Isaac | February 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Ben Carson Says Transgender Military Members Are ‘A Distraction’

Yesterday, Ben Carson told military veterans at an event in Waterloo, Iowa that the military is not the place to deal with the “transgender thing.”

That’s right, someone’s…

Katrin Higher | December 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Female Veterans In Congress: It’s About Damn Time For Women In Combat

Of the long wait for women’s combat opportunities, McSally said Thursday, “It’s about damn time. We are a country that looks at people as individuals, not groups. We select the…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 4, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Honoring Trans* Soldiers This Memorial Day

It was only about three months ago that the Pentagon announced protections for transgender service members. Prior to March, a transgender soldier in the Army could be dismissed from service…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 25, 2015 - 10:10 am

Male Troops In Special Operations Doubt Women Can Do The Job

Although women are allowed to serve in the military in most departments across the board, including combat jobs (the ban was lifted in 2012), there are still areas in which…

Katrin Higher | April 7, 2015 - 9:15 am

The Marines Are Testing Female Soldiers For Front Lines

Women in combat, frats being fratty(terrible) and so much more.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 20, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Mike Brown’s Family Will File A Civil Suit Against The City Of Ferguson

Ferguson shooting victim Mike Brown’s family will be filing a civil suit against the City of Ferguson and Officer Darren Wilson.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 5, 2015 - 6:03 pm

Alcohol Is Now Classified As A Weapon In Military Sexual Assault Cases

The military has classified alcohol as a weapon in sexual assault cases. [RawStory]
The American Library Association’s awards are super-diverse. Is #WeNeedDiverseBooks working? [Flavorwire]
Here’s a rundown…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Doris Baker Is One Of The World’s Only Honorary Green Berets

Doris Baker, a 97-year-old Virginia Beach woman, spent decades teaching the children of US Special Forces soldiers at their base in Bad Toelz, Germany after World War II. On Wednesday,…

Claire Hannum | November 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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