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Tags - controversy

Women’s abilities are always being called into question. Take Rick Santorum's poke at women being too emotion for duty at the front lines of combat situations. A select corps of women is fighting back. Read the story of one American and two Afghani teenage
IntheHeartland · 958 days ago

PLUS Model Magazine, according to an article by Tamara Abraham for the United Kingdom-based online blog Daily Mail, has sparked controversy. See if you can guess what the controversy is from the accompanying photograph. Then check out my Living in the Hear
IntheHeartland · 1011 days ago

  Civil disobedience is on the rise. This can be a good thing, as is the case in Israel this summer. Israeli women are risking criminal prosecution by going to the beach. They are taking Palestinian women along to protest decades of dehumanization. Read th
IntheHeartland · 1169 days ago

  Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel doesn’t want to drive men mad. She does, however, want to be able to drive a car. No Saudi Arabia woman has the legal right to drive a car. Princess Ammerah is a vocal proponent of women’s rights. Saudi women’s rights are sever
IntheHeartland · 1191 days ago

Barbie’s been a model citizen since 1959. My beef isn’t so much with Barbie as the culture she represents. I’m not tickled pink about gendered merchandising to little girls. Pink and dolls like Barbie have been used to limit girls’ horizons. Pink should be
IntheHeartland · 1289 days ago

When I read about Italy’s Prime Minister and his exploits with a 16-year-old girl I questioned why cavorting with a teenager wasn’t considered rape. Aren’t there laws protecting minors in Italy? At least by American standards Italy’s laws protecting women
IntheHeartland · 1330 days ago

Q. Are you a "quiet" or an "angry" woman?Ana Lewis, founder of WomenontheVerge.net, is troubled by these descriptors. Ana feels both give women a "bad rap."Ohio State University professor Nan Johnson wrote in the journal Philosophy and Rhetoric that in the
IntheHeartland · 1389 days ago

    It's hard to pick up a newspaper (yes, some people still read the morning news in print form) or listen to the news these days without hearing stories related to gay rights. The saddest stories involve the death of tormented youth such as 1
IntheHeartland · 1467 days ago

  Question: Suppose you are the only adult around when a child begins to drown in a swimming pool. There are other children nearby, but they are too young to help. You see nothing in the pool area you can use to help the child. She is beyond your rea
IntheHeartland · 1610 days ago
Women on the Verge