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A Halloween Alternative

Much has been written about the revealing nature of women’s Halloween costumes. In fact, some would argue that there really is just one costume choice these days: “Sexy _____” (fill in the blank). Sexy Nurse, Sexy Cat, Sexy Pumpkin. Here at Shattering the Ceiling, we would like to offer our readers an alternative to the skimpy. […]

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Women’s Equality Day

President Obama has declared today Women’s Equality Day and said that, “Women’s equality is a core civil and human rights principle in the United States and around the world.”  Read his proclamation below or at whitehouse.gov. WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY, 2015 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF […]

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3/3/15 Weekly Roundup

Glass-ceiling related news on this Tuesday: Senator Mikulski of Maryland, the longest serving woman in congress, the first woman to lead the Senate Appropriations Committee, mentor to women accross party lines, has announced that she will not seek reelection. The Glass Ceiling Index shows that fewer women lead large American companies than men named John. The same is true […]

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2/9/2015 Roundup

A few news highlights from the past week: A study report focused on women of color in STEM found that African-American and Latina scientists were routinely mistaken for janitors; Buzzfeed would like you to stop referring to women as “females”; And, President Obama had a message to deliver during the Grammy Awards – It’s on […]

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2/2/15 Weekly Roundup

A few news highlights to start off your week: Last week, U-Va. sorority sisters were ordered to stay home Saturday night for their own safety – while fraternity brothers partied; Saks Fifth Avenue changed their defense in the Transgender Discrimination case that Lila Miller wrote about on this blog. And , if you watched the big game last night, […]

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