Tag Archives | Women

President’s Day: Time for a Female in the White House?

  President’s Day is coming up, and this year I want to honor our female presidents. Oh, I forgot.  There aren’t any.  You’d think it was against the law or something. It probably would have been if the founding fathers had thought of it.  They didn’t, because when they wrote the Constitution nobody thought a […]

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Give Syrian Women (and Peace) a Chance

President Obama got a short reprieve this week when Russia put forward a plan to avoid a military strike on Syria by sequestering Syria’s chemical weapons. Whether it will get beyond the talking stage or fall apart in a hail of missiles is anybody’s guess. In the constant administration drumbeat for a U.S military strike […]

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Women’s Equality Day

Happy Women’s Equality Day! A few weeks ago, I was wandering around pinterest, and I found this Infographic. Knowing Women’s Equality Day was coming up, I held on to it, because I think all of the information it contains is really telling, as well as important to women this day in age. Jennifer Lee also […]

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Happy Women’s Equality Day

Today is Women’s Equality Day. On Aug. 26, 1920, every woman in the United States got the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment. The fight for the right to vote, known as suffrage, was a fight that lasted three generations. We are familiar with the names of the women who fought […]

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Violence Against Women: Statistics You Should Know

Violence against woman is a serious issue. Not just in America, but all around the world. When I came across this infographic last week, I knew it was something important enough to share with the readers here on The Broad Side. I believe once we start to address these statistics and bring more mainstream attention […]

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How Are Women Not Running America?

American men, our days of political power surely are numbered. I don’t know how we have hung on as long as we have. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released voter demographic data from last year’s presidential election, and the picture does not favor men’s political fortunes. Most media outlets focused on the fact that for […]

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