Stories by Jodie Gummow

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

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The allegedly stolen communion wafer is set to be desecrated and “corrupted by sexual fluids.”

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Activists petition White House to fire Brennan over spying on Senate and lying about civilian drone deaths.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Combatants for Peace movement is defying the status quo with its message of reconciliation in the Middle East.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Yet, the U.S. continues to send kids back.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

African Americans twice as likely than whites to say Michael Brown shooting raises racial issues.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New Economist report reveals the hourly rate of sex is in steady decline.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Reporters from Washington Post and Huff Post detained as riots intensify following Michael Brown shooting.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Randy Credico was arrested by two undercover transit cops on the subway.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The active ingredient in its toothpaste is none other than harmful chemical Triclosan.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Handle with care—these exotic edibles may actually kill you!

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Strong4Life advocacy campaign says obesity can be tracked to childhood eating habits.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The demographic shift is fueled by strong growth in the number of Hispanic children.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Disturbingly, exposure to racial disparities in criminal justice makes the public less responsive to reform.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New study finds daily aspirin intake reduces bowel and stomach cancer deaths.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Research shows kids benefit longterm from early sex health education.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The MRM may be known today for its radical, anti-feminist rhetoric, but it certainly didn’t start out that way.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Study: Single fathers have an online dating advantage over single mothers, regardless of location.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Vacation Equality Project has launched a White House petition calling for mandatory paid vacation time for all Americans.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New study shows 74 percent are against lowering the drinking age to 18.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are far greater threats to our safety than drinking alcohol in public.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Hint: Its residents are willing to trade happiness for better wages and lower housing costs.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Anyone caught wearing low-hanging pants in Ocala faces a six-month jail sentence and $500 fine

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New York protesters deliver strong message to Koch brothers where they live.

Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Think your behavioral antics are bizarre? Think again.

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Human rights advocates launch a petition against the hotel’s owner, the Sultan of Brunei, calling for revocation of the “Taliban-like” rules.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The tendency to conflate legitimate sex work with human trafficking is the greatest hurdle to progress.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Postal Service plans to replace well-paid postal workers with low-wage Staples employees.

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

Social media is re-writing the rules on relationships with serious consequences.

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.

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