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Budding Feminist

Margaret from Just Margaret writes a witty blog about life in New England. Sometimes she posts about how Happy Meal toys bear a remarkable resemblance to unchildlike things. Thanks for guest posting Margaret. Last year, a political…
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Justice Requires More Estrogen

This Supreme Court has entirely too much testosterone. Click Here to encourage Pres. Obama to appoint a woman. There's no possible way one woman and eight men can get us to Justice in the United States of America. Your daughter needs a…

Women in Office

"If we don’t get serious about putting women into the leadership pipeline, we (will raise) the aspirations of a generation of American girls without doing enough to actually make their ambitions achievable,” Marie Wilson, The White House…
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Generation O - Inaugural Giveaway

Remember when they gave us Generation X - which basically meant that were were hopeless slackers? Gee that was fun. We'd wallow in our Baby Boomer parents shadow, drifting aimlessly? Even in The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation…

National Healing

My daughter is as thrilled to wake to a world of Barack Obama even though her friends' parents tell them that "Obama is a baby-killing Muslim and will likely be killed because he's black." "Abraham Lincoln was killed, John Kennedy was killed,…

What Are You Doing Here?

What are you doing here? GO VOTE! Vote With Your Daughter! Our kids will be up all night with us at the Democratic Headquarters Party. We'll be munching Pizza, drinking champagne and watching election results.

Vote With Your Daughter

Thanks to Claire Mysko, author of You're Amazing: A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self, for pointing out the Take Our Daughters to the Polls initiative from The White House Project. My husband and I took out daughter out of school…
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I Hate Sarah Palin!

As an advocate for girls let me make the following plea on behalf of your daughter: Please, please, please speak respectfully of the one and only female candidate the Repubican Party has ever put on their ticket for Vice President of the…

Empowering Girls: Young Women Vote

by Tracee Sioux Over drinks, after the convention, I spoke to young college-aged single women who voted for Obama and tried to see where they were coming from. What I saw was that they haven't experienced sexism because they aren't mothers…

Empowering Girls: Mourning Hillary

Upon my return from the Texas Democratic Convention I'm experiencing grief. I'm mourning the death of a dream. Prone to weeping. While doing my make up, driving the car, working out. I'm just quietly weeping. I haven't wanted to write. I'm…

Empowering Girls: Chelsea Clinton

Don't miss my story on how Chelsea Clinton can compete with Miley Cyrus as a hero for girls. I saw her last night at the Texas Democratic Convention and wrote about it on Blog Fabulous.

Empowering Girls: Hillary Bus

I am in downtown Austin at the Texas Democratic Convention. Sitting in a hotel lobby waiting for my ride. I rode the Hillary Bus. I left my suitcase on the bus, or it pulled away while I was looking at the other Democrats and spacing off.…