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New Zealanders can now legally identify as gender diverse. See Bust. A new study finds that men who harass women online are just losers trying to compensate for their low gaming status. See Mic. The Guttmacher Institute reports on why male contraceptives are so… Read More ›

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Missouri becomes the first state to expand insurance coverage for eating disorders. See Think Progress. The Obama administration declares federal benefits can no longer exclude “gender transition services.” See Slate. Male contraceptive ‘pills’ are on their way. See IB Times. Truth Out highlights the… Read More ›

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Vox reports on the racism and sexism faced by Serena Williams as one of the world’s top professional tennis players. The Huffington Post highlights how Afghan women are fusing Islam and feminism to make strides towards gender equality. Miss Piggy declares herself an avid feminist…. Read More ›

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‘Viagra For Women’ gets a push for F.D.A. approval. See the New York Times. Cartoonist Rebecca Roher creates a comic highlighting the unappreciated beauty of ‘mom bods.’ See the Huffington Post. Maine shuts down anti-choice TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) Bill…. Read More ›

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Elle Australia challenges breastfeeding stigma by featuring a nursing model on its cover. See NY Daily News. London Kiki Chanel’s killer is charged with murder. See Advocate. Business Insider reports on Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov trying to keep women off social media to prevent… Read More ›

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The Huffington Post provides the ultimate guide to the clitoris, calling for a better understanding and inclusion of women’s sexuality. Cosmopolitan highlights 5 Latina women who fiercely advocate for body positivity and racial inclusivity. Texas GOP restricts abortion access by passing ID requirement for… Read More ›

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The GOP is struggling with shifts on gay marriage. See the New York Times. The New York Times provides an overview on the Supreme Court’s arguments over same-sex marriage. Congress increases funding for abstinence only programs. See RH Reality check…. Read More ›

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Top 20 Feminist Blogs: All Boats Rise

This list is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the diversity of the feminist movement, and doesn’t begin to represent it in its fullest. But I am thrilled to celebrate the badass women (and sometimes men) I admire who write for them.

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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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