women in combat

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

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

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

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

Bill Introduced To Help Military Sexual Assault Survivors Get Disability Benefits

Yesterday afternoon, two Democratic politicians introduced the Ruth Moore Act, a bill to support former service members who survived sexual assault in the military. Veterans Affairs has long rejected disability…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Jon Stewart Reminds Everyone That Women Are Not Mice, Can Fight In Military Combat

Jon Stewart’s latest crusade: picking apart the right-leaning backlash stemming from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women to serve in combat roles.  A former U.S. Marine penned a piece

Sarah Gray | January 29, 2013 - 2:20 pm

The Soapbox: Why I Was Reluctant To Endorse Lifting The Ban On Women In Combat

Bottom line: I was a female soldier in the combat zone. So why do I feel so uncomfortable about formalizing women’s placement in combat roles? I did a lot of…

Alice Richtig | January 28, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Military Ban Lifted On Women In Combat: Here’s What People Are Saying About It

Earlier this week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted a ban that prohibited women from openly serving in combat roles in the military. This would entail overturning a 1994 rule…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Tucker Carlson Unable To Distinguish Domestic Abuse From Combat

Tucker Carlson, editor of the Daily Caller, has pried upon a contradiction in the Obama administration’s stance on women. Obama wants to stop women from being assaulted, but it is…

NYMag.com | January 24, 2013 - 2:10 pm

Military Ban Lifted On Women In Combat Roles

The Secretary of Defense has lifted a ban that prohibited women from openly serving in combat roles in the military, NPR is reporting. Secretary Leon Panetta made the decision on…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 9:20 am
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