Kate Moening
Kate Moening

Kate Moening graduated from Grinnell College. She eats a lot of popcorn and enjoys talking social change, history, and the Pacific Northwest.

June 22, 2013

Alabama Abortion Bill: Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue State Over Clinic Restrictions

Reproductive rights organizations speak out against a new law that imposes impossible-to-meet requirements on doctors, and would close 3 of the state's 5 abortion clinics.

June 11, 2013

49% Of Gamers Are Girls, So Stop Acting Like Only Nerdy Boys Play Video Games

Polls suggest 2013 will be the year women become the majority of gamers. What does it mean for the industry's sexism problem?
June 10, 2013

What If We Treated Expecting Mothers Like We Treat Abortion Patients?

A Washington Post op-ed satirically suggests a Defense of Motherhood Act for pregnant women. Here's what it tells us about the way we view pregnancy, abortion, and motherhood.
June 2, 2013

7 Awesome Riot Grrrls Of the 90s

It's been twenty years since the feminist punk movement made its mark. Here are a few of the women who made it happen.
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May 21, 2013

4 Reasons Olympia Snowe Was Right to Leave Congress

Critics say the moderate Republican should have stayed in office to make real change in Senate gridlock. They're wrong.
May 12, 2013

Mother's Day 2013: 8 Famous Women Who Stayed Childless

This Mother's Day, let's not forget that motherhood isn't the be-all and end-all experience for all women.

May 10, 2013

6 Greatest Cosmo Magazine Cover Parodies

It's almost too easy.
May 6, 2013

Should We Get Rid Of College Sports?

Spelman College just ditched their sports programs in favor of a wellness initiative. Their decision is a different game than it would be for a Division I school — but should it be?
April 29, 2013

Kansas Abortion Laws: 12 States Are Waging an Unconstitutional War Against Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court says that women have the right to an abortion. 12 states don't care.
April 17, 2013

How Today's Cookbooks Are Becoming Anti-Feminist

Cookbooks used to push issues like women's suffrage and education. These days, they're about finding a husband.
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March 26, 2013

Republican Support For Gay Marriage Jumps to 52 Percent

More than half of Republicans under 50 now support gay marriage — a major spike from seven months ago. What changed?

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March 19, 2013

Here's How Much Progress Working Women Have Made in the Past 90 Years

The Women's Bureau was established in 1920, when the number of working women was one-third what it is today. But in high-paying professions and male-dominated fields, women still lag behind.
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March 5, 2013

Gay Rights: A State-By-State Guide to Gay Marriage Laws

While national support for same-sex marriage is growing, 31 states still do not offer legal recognition of such unions. Here's the ultimate guide to which states do support same-sex couples.