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  • Is This The Type of Equal Pay Progress You Expected?

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    These stats will shock and appall you.

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    Young Chinese feminists protested inequality in higher education and the indignities women face in prolonged waits in public restrooms. See the New York Times. Mic highlights the five women behind China’s first modern feminist movement. The Guardian features the women… Read More ›

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    Mic highlights some of the overlooked aspects of the Brazilian breastfeeding study. Claire A. Putnam, an obstetrician and gynecologist, writes for the New York Times about pregnancy and obesity. A dad blogger explains why he is tired of having to… Read More ›

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  • Spotlight On: Anne Ladky

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    Anne Ladky, Executive Director of Women Employed, has been fighting for women’s employment and educational advancements for decades. Even as many of the issues she’s dedicated her career to advocating for — pregnant workers’ rights, equal pay and paid leave —… Read More ›

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    Shannon Hale illuminates the sexist double standard in children’s literature. See Mic. The Huffington Post exposes the sexual harassment of women gamers. A young man was beaten for being gay in Mississippi and does not view it as a hate crime…. Read More ›

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  • Is This The Message We Should Be Sending to School Boys?

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    Spoiler alert: NO.

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    A U.K. advocacy group, Women’s Aid, launched an interactive billboard to spread the importance of domestic violence. See the Huffington Post. 5 women explain why they became abortion providers in Cosmopolitan. According to a Catholic bishop, women who become pregnant… Read More ›

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  • A is for Asexuality

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    As the movement for inclusivity and understanding of all forms of sexuality and gender expression grows, so does the accepted acronym, which currently includes: LGTBQIA. The first four letters are generally known (lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual) and understood but… Read More ›

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  • Black and Feminist

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    Before I came to college, I was rather confused about my racial identity. I always knew that I was African American, but I did not know what that meant; my parents only raised me to be a good person rather… Read More ›

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    The Huffington Post explores why we need a gender-neutral approach to eating disorders. In her new art shows, Janine Antoni addressed childbirth and the female body. See New York Magazine. A young teenage girl in India rallied her community to… Read More ›

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