Dr. Stephanie Coontz

Trending Now: Dr. Stephanie Coontz, Jessica Valenti, Lorene Cary, Kyle Thiermann

Check out what our speaker’s have been up to this week!   Head over to the Guardian and check out Dr. Stephanie Coontz’ article about the UK’s new parental leave laws.   Feminist author and Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti has secured her latest book deal: She told the Cut that her fifth book, Sex Object, …

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Happy 2015!

We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season and is ready for a healthy and productive year in 2015!   Let’s get caught up on what some of our speakers have been up to:   On December 17, 2014, New York  Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned the practice of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (of shale formations) in New York …

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Weekly Round Up: From Gender Equality to Net Neutrality

Happy Tuesday!   Looks like our neighbors on the East coast are bracing for another snowstorm over the next few days, stay safe and stay warm!  We hope that everyone celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday!   We honor his legacy and work and encourage folks to remember him in giving back to their communities.   Here’s …

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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish …

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