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2012

Slaughter, Anne-Marie. "Why Women' Still Can't Have It All," July/August 2012, The Atlantic Magazine

O'Leary, Amy, "In Virtual Play, Sex Harassment Is All Too Real." New York Times, August 1, 2012
Public link  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/02/us/sexual-harassment-in-online-gaming-stirs-anger.html
Montgomery College students, faculty and staff link to ProQuest Newspapers

"When Miranda Pakozdi entered the Cross Assault video game tournament this year,
she knew she had a slim chance of winning the $25,000 prize. but she was ready to compete,
and promised fans watching online that she would train just as hard as, if not harder than,
anyone else.  Trash talking is common in the world of online gaming, but women are often singled out."

The Sex Issue, Foreign Policy, May-June 2012 issue

     Cover story:  Why do They Hate Us: The Real War on Women is in the Middle East, by Mona El Tahaway 
     Feature story:  The Most Powerful Women You've Never Heard Of, by Foreign Policy Staff
     The Startling Plight of China's Leftover Ladies, by Christina Larson

Pittman, Genevra.  Some Ob-gyns Cite Religious Conflicts Over Care, Reuters Health, May 4, 2012

Stulberg, Debra B., et al.  Obstetrician–gynecologists, Religious Institutions, and Conflicts Regarding Patient Care Policies, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, available online April 28, 2012.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2012.04.023,

A Thousand Reasons, March 14, 2012

     "On 8 March 2012, International Women's Day, British novelist Linda Grant used her Twitter account
      to discuss the continuing necessity of feminism.   These are the responses she received."

Grant, Linda, Twitter's Tales of Sexism, The Guardian, March 12, 2012

     "On International Women's Day last week, Linda Grant tweeted her thoughts about why feminism still matters.
      Thousands of shocking responses – from women and men – proved her point."

Behn, Aphra, The State of My Union is the State of My Uterus, Gender Across Borders: A Global Feminist Blog, January 23, 2012

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox, Men Rule: The Continued Under-Representation of Women in U.S. Politics, Women & Politics Institute, School of Public Affairs, American University, January 2012 (.pdf file, 32 pages)

Rizvic, Seila, LEGO Magazine: Girl Stuff and "Regular" Stuff, www.sparksummit.com, January 12, 2012

2011

Goldberg, Alan B. and Sean Dooley, Disappearing Daughters: Women Pregnant With Girls Pressured Into Abortions, ABC 20/20, December 9, 2011

Eberstadt, Nicholas, The Global War Against Baby Girls, The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society, Fall 2011

McGonnigal, Jamie, If a Married Lesbian Couple Saves 40 Teens from the Norway Massacre and No One Writes About it, Did it Really Happen?  TalkEquality, August 2011

Northrup, Nancy, Debunking the Hysteria About Birth Control, CBS News Opinion, July 29, 2011 

Kramer, Jane, Against Nature: Elisabeth Banter's Contrarian Feminism [Profile], The New Yorker, July 25, 2011 (available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only)

Auletta, Ken, A Woman's Place: Can Sheryl Sandberg Upend Silicon Valley's Male-Dominated Culture, The New Yorker, July 11, 2011

Grufferman, Barbara Hannah, "Will America Kill the Equal Rights Amendment?" Huffington Post, July 9, 2011

Levine, Ellen, When, Along with Her Characters, an Author Gets Into Trouble, Hunger Mountain, the VCFA Journal of the Arts [Vermont College of Fine Arts]
Levin, Ellen, When, Along with Her Characters, an Author Gets Intro Trouble, Taxonomy: Meredith Tax's Blog, July 8, 2011

Bennhold, Katrinn, Feminism of the Future Relies on Men, New York Times, June 22, 2011

Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, "Sexual Predators and Serial Rapists Run Wild at Walmart Supplier in Jordan: Young Women Workers Raped, Beaten and Tortured at Classic Factory," globallabourrights.org, June 2011 (.pdf file)

2010

Wolf, Naomi, "Sweden's Serial Negligence in Prosecuting Rape Further Highlights the Politics Behind Julian Assange's Arrest," HuffPost World: The Blog, December 15, 2010

Amnesty International, Case Closed: Rape and Human Rights in the Nordic Countries: Summary Report, March 8, 2010

"This report shows that women who report rape to the police in the Nordic countries have only a small chance of having their cases tried by a court of law. The result is that many perpetrators are never held to account for their crimes. Amnesty International examines the gaps in laws, procedures and practices and calls on the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to take steps to ensure justice for all victims and survivors of sexual crimes."

Valenti, Jessica, For Women in America, Equality Is Still an Illusion, The Washington Post, February 21, 2010 (link to The Washington Post Web site)
Valenti, Jessica, For Women in America, Equality Is Still an Illusion, The Washington, Post, February 21, 2010.  Available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only.

2009

Chartrand, James, Why James Chartrand Wears Women's Underpants, www.copyblogger.com, December (?) 2009

The White House Project, White House Project Report: Benchmarking Women's Leadership, November 2009 (.pdf file, 133 pages)

Dowd, Maureen, The Nuns' Story, The New York Times, October 25, 2009 (link to New York Times Web site)
Dowd, Maureen, The Nuns' Story, The New York Times, October 25, 2009.  Available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only.

Lipman, Joan, The Mismeasure of Woman, The New York Times, October 24, 2009 (link to New York Times Web site)
Lipman, Joan, The Mismeasure of Woman, The New York Times, October 24, 2009.  Available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only.

Carter, Jimmy, Losing My Religion for Equality by former President Jimmy Carter, National Times, July 15, 2009, theage.com

Why Is Her Paycheck Smaller?, New York Times Business Web page, March 1, 2009

2008

Kesler, Jennifer, Why Film Schools Teach Screenwriters Not to Pass the Bechdel Test, June 30, 2008

2006

Barres, Ben, Does Gender Matter, Nature, July 2006, Indiana University
Barres, Ben, Does Gender Matter, Nature, July 2006 (available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only)

2004

Cooney, Eleanor, The Way It Was, Mother Jones, September/October 2004 
     "The Beatles ruled. The mini was in. I was seventeen, and pregnant. What happened next is what could happen again."

1990

Steinem, Gloria, Sex, Lies & Advertising, Ms. Magazine, July/August 1990, reproduced with permission by the University of Wisconsin

1972

Syfer, Judy, Why I Want a Wife, Ms. Magazine, vol. 1 no. 1, 1972

1971

Thomson, Judith Jarvis, In Defense of Abortion, Philosophy & Public Affairs, vol. 1 No. 1, Autumn 1971.  Available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only.  Available to other users through JSTOR.

1963

Steinem, Gloria, I Was A Playboy Bunny (.pdf), 1963, a scanned copy posted on www.gloriasteinem.com.   Also excerpted in Biography in Context: I Was A Playboy Bunny, available through this link to registered Montgomery College students, faculty or staff only.  Complete article reprinted in: Steinem, Gloria, Outrageous Acts and Every Day Rebellions, New York : H. Holt, 1995, available in the Rockville Campus Library at HQ1413 .S675 A36 1995 


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