Stories by Eleanor J. Bader

Eleanor J. Bader teaches English at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY and is a freelance writer. Her work appears frequently on Truthout.org, RHRealityCheck.org, Theasy.com, and on the Lilith Magazine blog. subscribe to Eleanor J. Bader's feed

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Why do we love gossiping about women?

Posted on: Apr 6, 2016, Source: Truthout

By getting exemptions from anti-discrimination rules, religiously affiliated schools can collect public money, yet ban unmarried individuals, pregnant women, single mothers and LGBTQ people.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2016, Source: Truthout

Corporal punishment is unfortunately alive and well in schools.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Desmond's new book 'Evicted' takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: RH Reality Check

Some leave because they oppose the church's doctrinal stance. Others are turned off by its hostility to science. Others reject the limitations placed on sex.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Male feminism is a burgeoning movement around the country.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The collection "Sister Spit" showcases material that touches themes as disparate as love, fame, immigration, and getting tattooed.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

After raising awareness about coming out and bullying through activism, one writer turns to raising awareness through fiction.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

An investigation into the relationship between environmental poisons and human health is riveting -- and terrifying.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A new collection provides firsthand accounts of women fighting for control of their own bodies and health.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2012, Source: RH Reality Check

Some leave because they oppose the church's doctrinal stance. Others are turned off by its hostility to science. Others reject the limitations placed on sex.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2010, Source: RH Reality Check

Operation Rescue's Sullenger served two years for trying to bomb an abortion clinic. She palled around with Tiller's murderer. When she speaks, Iowa officials listen.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

Why does Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, which teaches students to be "Champions for Christ," get tax-exempt status?

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: Public Eye

It took two trips to the electric chair to kill murder suspect Francis, whose unfair trial catapulted racial justice into public consciousness.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2007, Source: Women's eNews

Author and filmmaker Jennifer Baumgardner has made a career of injecting taboo topics into popular discourse. She continues the trend with her new book about bisexuality, "Look Both Ways."

Posted on: Nov 6, 2002, Source: In These Times

Big Brother may be watching what you read.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2002, Source: In These Times

Thanks to federal funding, anti-choice "crisis pregnancy centers" -- whose staff routinely miseducates patients on abortion -- are on the rise.