Turning the Tables on Sexist Behavior – Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Talk

Today, a multi-media extravaganza that turns the tables on sexist behavior… First, Kansas City just became the latest in a list of cities considering a law against street harassment that would encompass everything from catcalls to drivers forcing bicyclists off the road.  Clearly, harassment is a crime, but is it possible to legislate respect?  The abuse discussed in HuffPo’s article Kansas City Might Outlaw Catcalling...

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from Maddie & Tae's "Girl in a Country Song"

Ending Domestic Violence, a Talk with Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle, 9/16/2014

Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the Baltimore Ravens for the physical abuse of his then fiancée Janay Palmer has sparked a national conversation about domestic violence. Even though the NFL seemed backed into a corner and had to hand out more severe punishment than its initially lenient “two game suspension,” it remains to be seen whether this subject will occupy a few more news cycles and then fade...

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Is the Ray Rice Incident a Watershed Moment on Domestic Violence?

The video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious and dragging her from a casino elevator has by now gone viral.  The first sin was the violence itself.  The second sin was the NFL attempting to dismiss it by issuing a Rice paltry two-game suspension as “punishment,” bringing into sharp focus how we still minimize vile and violent behavior toward women in this...

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CBS' anchor James Brown's statement on stopping domestic violence

Sexism in the Senate? Do Tell…

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, once famously called “the Senate’s hottest member” by Democrat and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, has a book coming out this month entitled “Off the Sidelines.”  In it, she shares that she has had to put up with sexual harassment and “fat shaming” from other male Senate colleagues and Congressmen.  The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus shares a few of the...

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Sexism in the Senate? Do Tell…

Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Talk Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara & Wardrobe Malfunctions 8/26/2014

Both the Emmys and VMA awards this week garnered very strong reactions, both positive and negative for the way women were portrayed. First, Beyoncé’s 16-minute tour de force medley of her new CD at the VMAs was hailed as a feminist masterpiece…though I can’t quite agree.  I was pleased she had a neon sign with the word “Feminist” behind her and I applaud her huge...

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Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Talk Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara & Wardrobe Malfunctions 8/26/2014

Anita Finlay on Newsmax: The Real Scoop on Hillary and Foreign Policy 8/14/2014

Rabble rousing detractors like Senator Rand Paul claim that Hillary Clinton has no accomplishments or foreign policy expertise to speak of! Don’t miss my response regarding Hillary’s prospective Republican opponents and the usual big media troublemakers who live to turn any disagreement between Secretary Clinton and President Obama into a WWE wrestling match! Join me, Conservative blogger Alyssa LeFage and Midpoint’s wonderful Emmy winning host,...

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Easy, Breezy Beautiful Hillary

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on the Colbert Report to promote her book Hard Choices.  What ensued was a faux name-dropping session between the two.  Heads must have been exploding not only at her enthusiastic ovation with the crowd loudly chanting her name, but also her breezy, fun demeanor.  Hillary looks relaxed and happy as a clam. This, together with the Texts from Hillary...

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Women Fight Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con – Anita Finlay and Jerry Doyle Talk 7/29/2014

At the recent Comic-Con Convention in San Diego, costumed female cosplayers were on the receiving end of much sexual harassment and are fighting back against the creep factor. Jerry and I get into it over the concept of “personal responsibility.”  I pointed out that there is no way to put the responsibility on a woman for her mode of dress as this speaks to the rape culture in...

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Will Women Decide the 2014 Elections? Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Discuss 7/22/2013

It is always my privilege to be a guest on the top rated Jerry Doyle Show.  Jerry and I debate the power of women in the upcoming midterms, some risky Senate races and why women don’t give more dough politically.  Often, money equals influence so its important for women to find new ways to make themselves heard. For some background on the changing fortunes of...

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Anita Finlay & Jerry Doyle Talk Women in Leadership 7/18/2014

Jerry and I catch up on all things “vacational” and political before digging into my latest article asking if we are finally ready to embrace female leadership! I inquire whether a piece of pop culture, like the mighty Kacy Catanzaro shocking the world by completing the American Ninja Warrior Final’s course and beating out many men who could not even complete these herculean physical tasks,...

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Are There Signs We Are Ready to Embrace Female Leadership?

Mighty Kacy Catanzaro (ht. 5 feet, wt. 100 lbs.) just made history on American Ninja Warrior as the only woman to complete the course at the Dallas finals. Her jaw-dropping performance, beating out many men in the process, is an inspiration to women and girls everywhere.  Her video, shared below, has had nearly 6 million hits.  While many were moved by her discipline and achievement,...

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Are There Signs We Are Ready to Embrace Female Leadership?

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