by Sarah Blustain

Protesting Dr. Laura’s Bias

Attempts to foil Laura Schlessinger’s anti-gay rhetoric and her new TV show this fall took a Jewish turn in large part thanks to the efforts of Robin Tyler, the national protest coordinator for stopdrlaura.com and longtime comic, producer and gay rights activist. In the name of Jewish Orthodoxy, Schlessinger has used her radio presence to promote an anti-gay and anti-woman agenda. Tyler was concerned that activists protesting Schlessinger “keep this on message. …I wanted to make sure that there were representatives of Jewish people, gay and straight, so there wouldn’t be a subliminal anti-Semitism” from anti-Schlessinger activists. She was also intent on staving off “a kind of misogyny. …It’s much easier to vilify women than men.”

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Jewish Women Take to the Streets

The articles in this special section:

Marching Against Moma

by Leslie Hollis

Protesting Dr. Laura’s Bias

by Sarah Blustain

Challenging Incumbents

by Sarah Blustain

What A Few Can Do

by Sarah Blustain

Sex Workers Unite!

by Sarah Blustain