She The People: sexism


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012

‘Mad Men’: Bracing for a new ‘normal’

When a worried Don Draper confides that his ex-wife Betty is sick and may not make it, the show’s mouthpiece for the bad old days tells him, “That would solve everything.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, Rolling Stones, television

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Arlen Specter's dirty old man routine should inspire women

Mr. Specter, keep the dirty talk going about Palin and women. Maybe once again you’ll inspire women to return to the political trenches.

By Suzi Parker  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlen Specter, Sarah Palin, Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, sexism, war on women

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

‘Mad Men’: ‘Cops and Negroes and priests’ arrive

The season opener answered some criticism that has been directed at creator Matthew Weiner.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, television

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Re: Why more women don’t run for office

It turns out the voters actually want a woman candidate to fight back, which is a good lesson to remember.

By Karen Tumulty  |  08:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women in politics, women candidates, sexism