Broads of the Week — 11/19/11 Edition

There are so many women around the web writing about important issues every week.  You’d never know from the general conversations surrounding the women often called “mom bloggers.”  And I got laughed at a couple of times this week at a book event for Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America, when I suggested that women online are the freshest commentary voices around who are trying to change the world.

So for those critics, I present  Broads of the Week — 11/19/11 Edition:

An article entitled Cornered in the Corner Office at the Women’s Media Center focuses on the obstacles still faced by women attorneys, even in the age of The Good Wife.

Herman Cain’s “sex” scandal is about a lot more than just sex, according to Mother Jones magazine.

Christy Turlington Burns’ movie No Woman, No Cry, about the dire need to create better global maternal health conditions was introduced this week at the Global Action Forum.

This is a great short video on how to get more women in tech.  Big thanks to Jessica Gottlieb for pointing me in its direction!

Morgan at The 818 blog recounts her highly personal experiences with sexually-related school bullying as a teen and wonders when we’re going to really do something to stop it

From Megan McArdle at The Atlantic, Can Berlusconi’s Departure Save the Euro?

Aimee at The DC Moms reflects on the Penn State scandal from her viewpoint as a former Penn State fan.

Annie at One Flew Over the Playpen blog reflects, as did our own Elisa Batista, on how immigration policy is impacting American families, especially at the holidays.

And I had a little something to say about Congress trying to cut tax dollars for school lunches by proclaiming that pizza and french fries are really healthy vegetables!

What was your favorite woman writer talking about this week?

Why I Wrote “Trumping And Drinking”
Get Over Yourselves. We’re All Rory Gilmore
Hillary Clinton, Shake It Off, Taylor Swift, Hillary Clinton Campaign song
Six Reasons “Shake It Off” Should Be Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Theme Song
Nancy Reagan dies, Just Say No, Ronald Reagan
A Not-So-Positive Ode to Nancy Reagan’s Frothy “Just Say No” Campaign
I Married for Health Insurance
Why I Wrote “Trumping And Drinking”
A Case of Nixonian Deja Vu
Post-Election Munchies: What is Your Grief Snack of Choice?
Why I Wrote “Trumping And Drinking”
A Case of Nixonian Deja Vu
Trump Reality Check, Now with Actual Facts!
Fascism Facts
I Married for Health Insurance
Get Over Yourselves. We’re All Rory Gilmore
Post-Election Munchies: What is Your Grief Snack of Choice?
Women’s Elections Rights in Saudi Arabia: A Token Drop in an Abysmal Bucket & the Plight of Women Under Sharia Law
Maybe It Wasn’t Rape: Emerging Matriarchy and the Altering of Women’s Past Sexual Narratives
Paris attacks, Paris terrorism
Is Paris Burning?
Chinese government and women's reproductive rights, adopting Chinese girls, international adoption
Dear Xi Jinping, I Am Writing to You as an American Mom of a 19-Year-Old Chinese Daughter
The Vital Voice of Hillary Clinton: Part 1
Maybe It Wasn’t Rape: Emerging Matriarchy and the Altering of Women’s Past Sexual Narratives
The Eyes Have It!
Ashley Madison, Jared Fogle, sex, rape, sexual affairs
Ashley Madison vs. Jared Fogle: Rape, Sex and Hacking in America
women's viagra, Viagra, Flibanserin, sexual arousal, women's desire, sex after menopause
That “Little Pink Pill” Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

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