As if passing the bar wasn’t hard enough, women lawyers and law students are faced with contradictory and often unwritten dress-code rules. First of all, every court has its own […]
Author: Lindsey O'Brien
President Obama Takes a Stand for Women on Equal Pay Day
Women in the U.S. make roughly one-third less than men doing the same jobs, which means it would take a woman from January 1 to April 8 the following year […]
NEWSFLASH: Fast-Food Workers Protest Wage Theft
Fast-food workers nationwide have come together this week to protest wage theft at chains including McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s. Protesters report having been pressured to work while off the […]
“Are My Pants Lowering Your Test Scores?”
When I was a junior in high school, I received my first detention. My offense? Wearing jeans with holes in the knees. I had to, embarrassingly, walk around the rest of […]
Hunger: The New Solution for Street Harassment
Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of the typical “Hey baby” cat-call, you heard something like this from men on the street: “You know what I’d like to see? A […]
Where is the Next Generation of the Little Rock Nine?
We may have said goodbye to separate-but-equal in 1954, but we are far from equality in education in 2014.
We <3 McGill University for Reclaiming the "F-Word"
No, Limbaugh and your like, you can no longer label feminists as typical “bra-burning, butch, bitchy, feminazi” women. The Feminist Collective of the Law School of McGill University in Montreal, […]
25 Reasons We Love Gloria Steinem on Her 80th Birthday
1. She co-founded Ms. magazine 2. She said, “A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.” 3. She used her skill has a journalist […]
Make Room On the Runway For These Transgender Models
When you look at the photos from Barneys New York’s recent ad campaign, Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters, the models are typical: natural beauty complimented by long legs or buff […]
We <3 the General Manager of Fairbanks’ Co-op Market
After much debate in Fairbanks over the sale of Ms. at their local Co-op Market, citizens have won the battle to keep the magazine on the shelves. Local assemblyman Lance […]