Thumbs Up for the Fairness in Women-Owned Small Business Contracting Act of 2012

Bipartisan legislation to create windfall for women-owned businesses

Thumbs Up for the Fairness in Women-Owned Small Business Contracting Act of 2012New legislation could make it easier for women-owned businesses to win federal contracts, driving revenue and creating jobs at a critical time of economic recovery.

Anti-Twilight

A Bad Precedent

Anti-TwilightBy now everyone’s heard the jokes about how bad and terrible the vampire-romance series Twilight is. Yes, it has cheesy sparkling vampires and transforming werewolf men who keep losing their shirt seemingly every ten minutes. If you haven’t heard about Twilight, then maybe that brief description sounds campy enough.

But does Twilight actually do women a disservice? Is it actually setting an idealistic bad precedent, undermining prior efforts at femininity, equality, and romance?

I think it does.