Yesterday, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled family-owned for-profit businesses like Hobby Lobby cannot be required to provide contraceptive products to employees that don't accord with the owner's religious beliefs.As we've covered, the owners at least three Minnesota companies -- Ann ... More >>
A website for the proposed National Women's History Museum devotes a page to honoring Michele Bachmann for being a great mother. Nonetheless, yesterday Bachmann was one of just 33 representatives to vote against a bill that would do nothing more than create a bipartisan commission to study the ... More >>
This afternoon, Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassan, joined 13 other senators in voting against Women's Economic Security Act. The bill passed by a 51-14 margin and now heads to conference committee.We wouldn't single out Ortman's if it wasn't for the fact that just last week the U.S. Senate hopeful ... More >>
The Daily Show creator returns home to Minnesota
Yesterday, Michele Bachmann was the only Minnesota congressperson to vote against reauthorization of the historically uncontroversial Violence Against Women Act. Then, in classic Bachmann fashion, her spokesman explained her vote by offering up a heaping mound of doublespeak.SEE ALSO: Al Franken cri ... More >>
Al Franken got emotional on the Senate floor today while speaking on behalf of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.Franken broke down while recalling the late Sheila Wellstone's vision of an America where women who are fleeing domestic violence don't have to worry about becoming homeless. ... More >>
Al Franken wants to update the Violence Against Women Act specifically to fit Native American women's needs.The Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition released a report today aggregating the stories of Native American women from around the state involved in prostitution. Titled "Gard ... More >>
Chrishaun McDonald, charged with stabbing David Schmitz to death earlier this month outside The Schooner Tavern in South Minneapolis, is claiming that her status as transgender jeopardizes her ability to receive a fair trial. McDonald is also claiming self defense.
Unfortunately this man might have some other problems besides raw genitalia and some pissed off women on his case.
People questioned their choice of Chris Brown's "Forever" for their coordinated dance entrance at the church, so the couple is asking fans of the video to donate money to help stop domestic violence.
Group talks personal politics, strategies for change
The Suicide Girls are supposed to be a triumph of sex-positive feminism, but what's wrong with this picture?
Julianne Shepherd and Dylan Hicks on the Ying Yang Twins' "Wait"
Bible gets interior makeover; the resulting fight is not so pretty This weekend Mel Gibson?s The Passion of the Christ is being resurrected as a slightly less gory affair. But it?s the "anti-American secularists" (and their cohorts known as the British twits) who are getting crucified by the blo ... More >>
The nation's largest pharmacy chain brings moral values to Minnesota
Le Tigre suggest that feminism's fourth wave will begin as soon as you shake your thing
A coffee break with the odd couple of local women's theater
Sweet November shows that it ain't 1968 anymore
Instead of a 12-year prison sentence, Judge James Campbell gave an attempted murderer a few months in the workhouse. And he can't understand why everyone's so upset about it.
William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.
Director Mary Harron delivers American Psycho with its cutting humor intact
Now that routine circumcision is discouraged by the medical establishment, will most parents abandon the procedure?
A local zine for the "go girls" on its way to making Gloria Steinem proud
Elizabeth Wurtzel damns "difficult" women with lame praise
Blah Blah Blah: The Spice Girls get what's coming to them in Spice World.
Daughters of the Revolution: De'Yona and her cousin in Girls Like Us.
Leaving behind beauty myths and backlashes, three new books about women and their accomplishments share a surprising optimism.