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Bustle shows us what women’s bodies really look like after birth, and it’s beautiful. Makers lists the top 5 moments for women at the Oscars. Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire. See… Read More ›

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  • What Obama’s Tuition-Free College Proposal Could Mean for Working Women

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    During his State of the Union address last month, President Obama introduced a proposal to offer tuition-free community college for students who attend school at least half time, keep their grade point average above 2.5, and make steady progress toward… Read More ›

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    Huffington Post lists 13 celebrities who won’t wreck your child’s body image. Bet you didn’t know that Martin Luther King Jr.’s mother was also assassinated. See Jezebel. Women and girls are redefining what it means to achieve something “like a… Read More ›

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  • Spotlight On: Morgan Parker

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    Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015), selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize, and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Coconut Books 2016). A Cave Canem… Read More ›

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    The Grammys address domestic violence with a PSA from President Obama. See USA Today. After President Obama’s PSA on domestic violence, the Grammys welcomed Brooke Axtell who delivered a poem about her experience with abuse. See Mic. Are activist investors… Read More ›

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  • Why Radical Consent Makes Me a Better Man

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    Feminism is not here to make you feel guilty for being a man. And radical consent – the idea that one should get affirmative and enthusiastic consent from their lovers – is a critical step toward ending sexual violence. So men, listen… Read More ›

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  • Why I Live Tweeted My IUD Insertion

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    Feminism 101 teaches us “the personal is political,” and nothing rang more true than the day I deed to live tweet my IUD insertion. I’d tried hormonal contraceptive methods in the past. The pill never worked for me; between the… Read More ›

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    Mic proves that Katy Perry’s Superbowl performance is not enough to fix the NFL’s long-standing issues with domestic violence. A new tumblr, ‘Saved by the bell hooks,’ combines feminist knowledge with the 90s TV show. See the Huffington Post. The Nepalese… Read More ›

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    Marriage equality will take full effect in Alabama on February 9th. See Think Progress. Three black adoptees speak out about their sense of racial identity after growing up in white households. See The Root. Fox News is claiming reverse racism… Read More ›

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  • How We Treat—or Mistreat—Pregnant Workers in the U.S.

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    Letting a pregnant cashier sit on a stool. Allowing a pregnant worker to carry a water bottle as she stocks shelves. These things seem like common sense—but in many states, employers deny pregnant workers these simple, reasonable accommodations.

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