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Members of the anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood are indicted on felony charges. See the New York Times. TIME condemns the CDC’s condescending alcohol warning that shames and discriminates against women. Mattel embraces a long overdue shift towards more diverse options… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Allie Pohl

Artist Allie Pohl talks feminist art, the Ideal Woman and the universal drive for perfection.

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The New York Times talks about how we have been mishandling rape on college campuses. There is special treatment for the Miami Dolphins’ defensive end by law enforcement but a domestic abuse victim is stuck in a bind. See The… Read More ›

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Cecile Richards writes for ELLE advocating the end to the silence that fuels abortion stigma. 14 sexual assault survivors prove that sexual assault can happen to anyone. See Everyday Sexism. The New York Times addresses the presence of transgender men… Read More ›

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Google has launched a $50 million initiative to teach young girls how to code. See TIME. Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and seek out the sin that caused them to be raped. See Raw Story. The Tigers’ manager,… Read More ›

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The Huffington Post explains why the New York Times fired its executive editor, Jill Abramson. The New Yorker analyzes why Jill Abramson was fired. Ms. Magazine Blog underscores how the firing of Jill Abramson proves that power fears women. The Huffington Post… Read More ›

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The White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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The Senate unanimously passed a bill proposed by Senator McCaskill that will change the procedures for prosecuting military sexual assault. See Ms. Magazine. According to glaad, AIDS is no longer one of the top ten causes of death in NYC…. Read More ›

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Planned Parenthood reveals its plan to raise awareness of women’s health and abortion rights for the 2014 midterm elections. See Politico. Barack Obama calls upon Americans to observe and celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2014 in his Presidential… Read More ›

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Facebook announced its expanded gender options for trans and gender-nonconforming users. See Advocate. According to The Big Story, Palestinian women are making strides in the high-tech realm. A Dallas sportscaster responds admirably to Michael Sam coming out as gay. See… Read More ›

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