Stories by Jodie Gummow

Jodie Gummow is a senior fellow and staff writer at AlterNet.  subscribe to Jodie Gummow's feed

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Life can be tough when you're constantly scrutinized for your love of all things anti-bacterial.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Youth are branded for life with adult criminal records for low-level offenses with no avenue for review.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You might be surprised.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The decline in popularity of the procedure breaks down by ethnicity and access to healthcare.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Thousands have petitioned the White House to remove the controversial grooming laws.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research reveals gender gap with women outnumbered by men across all media outlets.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Activists are calling upon Brendan Eich to reverse his anti-gay stance, resign or be replaced in an online petition.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Doctors lack knowledge and skills to discuss sexual health with patients due to decline in residency standards.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New Amnesty International review shows Texas and Florida are our greatest offenders.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The monumental ruling could change the face of college athletics, as we know it.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The new bill will raise pay for almost 230,000 workers in the state.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'They Starf*uck like nobody’s business,' Samantha Bee notes.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The secret to enlightenment lies between a woman’s legs. Who knew?

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Infograph shows how the tax system contributes to economic inequality.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new financial report reveals that the student loan crisis is much, much worse than we thought…

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Google admits scanning millions of student emails to serve targeted advertisements.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The 20-year-old student stole compromising images of women by hacking into webcams to extort them.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Scientific study reveals the answer to the vagina-clitoris million dollar climax question.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Land of the free? More like home of the exploited.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Colleges were stripped almost $70K because books did not reflect so-called community standards.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Science finds that food picked up a few seconds after being dropped is slightly safer.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The shocking incident of police brutality was caught on video by the man's wife, who is left only to wonder why.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

She even tries a penis pump on her face.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Perhaps it’s time for a social media spring-cleaning.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Infograph shows majority of 5.8 million 'missing' workers have given up the search because there simply aren’t any jobs.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This disturbing legal loophole protecting perverts is a slap in the face for women.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Still, the progressive Pontiff claims he is no superman.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Some pieces of advice are enough to send any upset person over the edge.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Church officials say the mother shouldn’t have allowed her kids to spend time alone with the reverend.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Locals say police misconduct and corruption has been rife in the small farming town for years.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You will never guess which highly skilled professions pay poverty wages.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Since when does retrieving a cane constitute an 'imminent threat' to life?

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“Arizona…if you had your attitude in Seattle’s weather you would be the world’s largest used condom and nuclear waste dump."

Posted on: Feb 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Scientists have devoted numerous studies to gauge the factors that play a role in how gratified we are in the bedroom.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Tax proceeds from pot sales of $98M have crushed the $70M initial estimation given to voters.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The former GOP congressman and MSNBC host said last week he hadn’t ruled it out.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“President Barack Obama is our country’s all-time leader in outside-battlefield sky killing:” Stewart quips.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

“Oh my God … Black, Jewish, disabled, gay with a Mexican boyfriend, drug addict, and HIV-positive!” Walker’s former aide wrote.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Americans could learn a thing or two from the ways people get it on in foreign lands.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Under ‘Operation Paperclip,’ the U.S recruited over a thousand Nazi scientists as part of a post-war intelligence program.

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