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Kay Steiger

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Kay Steiger covers Washington DC politics for Rewire in a biweekly column and is an associate editor at CampusProgress.org, as well as a former
editorial assistant at The American Prospect. She graduated from the
University of Minnesota.


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Men Can, and Should, Stop Rape

Kay Steiger

At the Men Can Stop Rape conference in DC, a 40% male participant group brainstormed on evolving masculinity, gender relations, re-examining marital rape, and innovations coming from the federal government.

North Dakota House Passes Egg-as-Person Bill

Kay Steiger

Anti-choice legislators recently introduced bills to define fertilized eggs as people in Maryland and North Dakota -- North Dakota's passed its House on Tuesday. Pro-choice groups gear up for the fight.

But Can He Talk About Sex?

Kay Steiger

Where does future Surgeon General Dr. Sanjay Gupta stand on reproductive health? He has spoken out for emergency contraception, but reproductive health issues haven't gotten a starring role on "House Call."

True Common Ground for the 111th Congress

Kay Steiger

The 111th Congress has an opportunity to pass true common ground legislation that will ensure access to contraception and sexuality education. But will this agenda be derailed by those who push "abortion reduction" instead of reproductive health?

The New Health Czar

Kay Steiger

President-Elect Obama's choice for Secretary of Health and Human Services, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, will be responsible for implementing any health care reform Obama or the new Congress is able to pass. Will women's health be on his agenda?

The Next, Pro-Choice Cabinet?

Kay Steiger

The attention of the politically obsessed has now turned to speculation about who might be tapped to fill key leadership positions in President-Elect Obama's Cabinet. Will we finally have pro-choice appointees at the Department of Health and Human Services?

Foreign Policy Includes People

Kay Steiger

Normally foreign policy discussions include wonky discussions about strategic planning and hawkish declarations about protecting America’s freedoms from foreign enemies. But tonight the discussion includes Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois director of veterans affairs.

Cecile Richards Addresses the DNC

Kay Steiger

Today Cecile Richards, daughter of former Governor of Texas Ann Richards and president of Planned Parenthood Action, addressed the Democratic National Convention

She Runs

Kay Steiger

Today at the DNC, organizations supported women politicians encouraged young women to run for public office.

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