Taylor Marsh is an author and speaker, political writer, and relationship expert. Marsh was profiled in the Washington Post and the New Republic, which led to her second book, The Hillary Effect, that chronicles Clinton’s rise and the sexism she faced during the 2008 campaign. Her latest book, The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen – Relationship Secrets from the Trenches chronicles over ten years inside the dating, sex and relationship worlds, where Marsh demystifies the challenges women face, from career and relationship demands, to finding personal fulfillment, offering solutions, as well as finally answering whether women can “have it all.”

No Offense to Trevor Noah, but Meh

Comedy writers, and comedy clichés, don’t always go quietly. [Tina] Fey says that there are people who continue to insist that women are not funny. “You still hear it,” she says. “It’s just a […]

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Religion Overload, Whose Country Is It, Anyway?

These bills rationalize injustice by pretending to defend something many of us hold dear. They go against the very principles our nation was founded on, and they have the potential to undo decades of […]

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The GOP Budget: Selling Wildlife Refuges, Parks & Wilderness, Drowning Federal Workers in the Bathtub

THE REPUBLICAN BUDGET is, thankfully, a non-binding blueprint. What’s important to note is that it represents the philosophy of the GOP to drown the federal government, represented by fed employees, in the bathtub, […]

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Ellen Pao’s Silicon Valley Revolution and the Gender Culture of Perfection *Updated*

Looking at 248 performance reviews, almost all of them positive, Snyder found that men tend to be criticized because they fail to develop or exhibit certain skills. Women get dinged for perceived personality flaws. […]

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Harry Reid has Faced His Last Bout *Updated*

Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President […]

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‘Downton Abbey,’ the Last Season Cometh

“I’m a woman, Mary. I can be as contrary as I choose.” – Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess (portrayed by the incomparable Maggie Smith)

THERE WAS something about this past season that hinted of closure […]

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French Alps Lufthansa Crash: Prosecutor Alleges it was Deliberate *UPDATED*

UPDATE: “Documents with medical contents were confiscated that point towards an existing illness and corresponding treatment by doctors,” said the prosecutors’ office in Duesseldorf, where the co-pilot lived and where the doomed flight from […]

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Democratic Woman Senator Trolls Tom Cotton, Neuters Him Instead

IT IS A beautiful thing seldom witnessed. Senator Debbie Stabenow decided to teach fellow Senate colleague Tom Cotton a little lesson in hubris. Trolling him in a way that makes all of […]

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Monica Lewinsky, the “Culture of Humiliation” and Omission

“Overnight, I went from being a completely private figure to a publicly humiliated one worldwide. I was Patient Zero for losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” – Monica Lewinsky


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