Why That Controversial Rape Scene on Game of Thrones Matters
May21

Why That Controversial Rape Scene on Game of Thrones Matters

The fact that I’m writing here for MOMocrats should tell you I’m a feminist. With that in mind, I’d like to discuss why I think that rape scene on Game of Thrones was not gratuitous, why it was not anti-feminist, and why a lot of the collective outrage is completely misplaced. That being said, you shall be forewarned: HERE, THERE BE SPOILERS. Why Such Outrage? There are countless discussions taking place across the...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Women Must Make Their Voices Heard and Vote!
Oct26

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Women Must Make Their Voices Heard and Vote!

by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand For so many Americans, this year’s elections represent a true turning point. For our middle class and poor families, it’s about whether they’ll continue to have access to the American dream. For our seniors, it’s about whether they’ll have a guaranteed benefit they’ve paid into all their lives. And for our immigrants, it’s about whether we’re going to have comprehensive immigration reform and allow so...

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Our Trip to the Democratic National Convention – Part II
Sep11

Our Trip to the Democratic National Convention – Part II

Queen of Spain and her two adorable kids were guests of the Obama campaign and attended the DNC as a family. Her kids got a lot out of it!

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Wish They All Could Be California Girls: C’mon California, Let’s Over-Deliver
Sep09

Wish They All Could Be California Girls: C’mon California, Let’s Over-Deliver

California: we’re big, we’re blue, we have 55 electoral votes, and we’ll most likely go for Obama. But that means we have work to do inside the state to send as many Democrats to Congress as we can muster on down-ticket races, and work to do helping GOTV in swing states. So let’s go!

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MOMocrats on HLN Discussing Isues Important to Moms
Sep08

MOMocrats on HLN Discussing Isues Important to Moms

You may have caught a great story about moms at the convention on Headline News over the last two days. On day one of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, I was fortunate enough to join Headline News anchor Kyra Phillips and CafeMom‘s Lindsay Ferrier as they co-moderated a panel of moms at the DNC. Moms Matter political blogger Ilina Ewen and California delegate Linnie Frank also joined us for a great...

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