California Slayings Trigger Outcry at Misogyny

Since the May 23 attack over a million people have written about their own experiences of everyday misogyny using the hashtag #YesAllWomen. A new Tumblr page, “When Women Refuse,” is collecting examples of violence that women suffer for rejecting sexual advances.

Female Lawmakers Carry the Banner for Gun Control

Gun-control bills authored by Carolyn McCarthy and Barbara Boxer have been gaining co-sponsors in the aftermath of the shooting in Tucson, Ariz. Chicago’s Jan Schakowsky calls the congressional gender gap a major hurdle in limiting firearms.