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Watch President Obama Call Only On Female Members Of The Press At His Year-End Press Conference

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President Obama held his last press conference of 2014 today, and when it was time for questions, he intentionally called only on female members of the press. Press Secretary Josh Earnest explained:

“There are many women from a variety of news organizations who day-in and day-out do the hard work of covering the President of the United States. As the questioner list started to come together, we realized that we had a unique opportunity to highlight that fact at the President’s closely-watched, end of the year news conference.”

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SHOCKER: Eric Bolling Said Something Stupid About Women

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I avoid Fox News entirely for exactly this reason. Every time I watch a clip from Fox News — excepting Bill O’Reilly’s sympathetic monologue about the injustice of Eric Garner’s murder — I just end up with high blood pressure. I don’t like to hate-watch! And yet, I keep hate-watching.

Anyway, in this week’s edition of Eric Bolling Says Something Stupid, the hosts of “The Five” were talking about the study recently released in the British Medical Journal that says that men are absolutely more prone to taking idiotic risks than women. Here’s how Eric Bolling interpreted this: Keep reading »

23 Moments From 2014 Women Are Happy To Leave Behind

23 Moments From 2014 Women Are Happy To Leave Behind

Between Beyoncé’s awesome feminist performance at the VMAs, the #YesAllWomen movement on Twitter and Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 was quite the year for women. Unfortunately, you can’t have progress without a few setbacks.

We’ve rounded up 23 of the worst moments for women in 2014 to remind everyone that gender equality has definitely not been achieved yet. Here’s to moving forward in 2015. These are 23 moments we’re happy to leave in 2014, in no particular order. Read more on Huffington Post Women…

17 Common Struggles Of Being Sarcastic (In GIFs!)

17 Everyday Struggles Of Being A Sarcastic Woman

I’m sarcastic. I’m not just sometimes sarcastic, like in awkward situations where I feel on the defensive or in other scenarios where I’m tying to hide my true emotions. No, I’m always sarcastic, through and through, to the core, and right down to my very bones.

And, because of this personality trait, things are difficult for me when it comes to dealing with those who don’t speak in sarcasm. I’m not sure why one wouldn’t, but I digress. Read more on YourTango.com…

10 Lessons You Learn From The Assholes In Your Life

10 Lessons You Can Learn From The Assholes In Your Life

The world is filled with assholes. They are everywhere. They hit your parked car without leaving a note, cut you off while waiting in line at Whole Foods and literally knock you out of the way on their mad dash to the subway, so you face the closed doors instead of them.

A**holes aren’t limited to random strangers and non-innocent bystanders. I’m also talking about the assholes who cleverly disguise their insults as jokes. They do something just nice enough so you brush off their negative comment. Maybe he didn’t really mean it. Maybe he isn’t that bad of a person, or he had a bad day, or he – No. He’s just an asshole, plain and simple. Read more on Huffington Post Women…

“Talking While Female” Explores Why High-Pitched Female Voices Are Stereotyped

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The Grim Reality!

This video by NPR takes a look at the sense of credibility that comes along with a lower, more “solid” sounding voice and where that stereotype leaves women with higher-pitched voices. What about when they try to change the sound of their voice? Is it a lose-lose situation?

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