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The CDC's message, aimed at women, was criticized for its tone
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has apologized for mocking young, female supporters of Bernie Sanders by saying they’re only backing the Vermont senator to meet boys.
According to Madeleine Albright, "There's a special place in hell for women who don't help each other!"
From the “Elephant in the Valley” report revealing that 60% of women in Silicon Valley have been sexually harassed, to the meteoric spike of the #ILookLikeAnEngineer meme, to the immediate backlash over Sir Michael Moritz’s comments about not “lowering standards” to find qualified women to work at his VC firm, Sequoia Capital, to Netflix NFLX +0.33%, Amazon and other tech giants unveiling new parental leave policies, egg freezing and breast milk shipping, the “women in tech” issue is downright trendy.
Ted Cruz told a crowd of supporters in Peterborough, New Hampshire, this afternoon that he was dumbstruck during last night's debate that three of his Republican colleagues—Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie—voiced their support for drafting women into the military. "My reaction was, 'Are you guys nuts?'" Cruz told the crowd, before launching a tirade against political correctness.
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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss young women and their political involvement, women registering for the draft & football and feminism.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is The Washington Examiner’s Ashe Schow, Co-founder, Reproaction Erin Matson, Journalist Blogger Anushay Hossain, Conservative Commentator Dana White
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