Abuse

Not Exactly Love

That night I memorized the police phone number and promised myself I would call again if I needed to. I could not have imagined then how little protection from them a woman like me had.

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It wasn’t easy to sit through the GOP Debate as a woman. See the Huffington Post. Mother Jones outlines what the Republican candidates had to say about reproductive rights in the first GOP debate. Amnesty International votes for a policy aimed at decriminalizing prostitution…. Read More ›

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The Notorious RBG steps in to call it like it is: poor women in America don’t have enough reproductive choice. See the Huffington Post. After Donald Trump’s lawyer claimed Trump isn’t a rapist because marital rape doesn’t exist, he received well-deserved backlash from… Read More ›

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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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Malala Yousafzai celebrates her 18th birthday by opening a school for Syrian refugees. See NBC. A federal appeals court strikes down nuns’ efforts to avoid the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. See The Atlantic. The Huffington Post provides an important perspective on society’s obsession… 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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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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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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A sex trafficking survivor speaks on her abuse. See KOIN News. Mel B, A.K.A. Scary Spice, wants her daughters to live in an environment where they are able to be empowered. See Girl Talk HQ.  The Atlantic describes the inequalities… Read More ›

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