Feminism

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The Massachusetts court ruled that ‘upskirt’ photos are legal. See CNN. The Army’s top sexual assault prosecutor has been suspended for sexual assault. See Jezebel. A new birthing and abortion clinic in Buffalo, NY views abortions and general women’s health… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Rebecca Fernandez

Today’s Spotlight is on Rebecca Fernandez, founder of The Women Take Over, a site she started with the hopes of spreading positivity and sharing the stories of inspiring people who are doing their part to make a difference in the world…. Read More ›

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 Amnesty International reports on the physical effects of widespread gender discrimination in Nepal. Forbes shares the objectives of International Women’s Day for 2014. Olivia Wilde talks about women and feminism in Hollywood. See Jezebel. IndieWire outlines 7 upsetting facts about women… Read More ›

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Men at the Feminist Table

Throughout my life, I’ve been in lots of rooms full of women talking to other women about “women’s issues,” like family planning, violence against women and girls, abortion services, equal pay, women’s political participation and the future of feminism. While… 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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The Atlantic provides insight on how paternity leave has the potential to benefit fathers, children, and mothers. Ms.Magazine Blog lists 2013’s feminists heroes. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, discover the myth of a gender-specific tone of voice. See The New York… Read More ›

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The Forgotten Ones

As a reproductive rights activist, I never thought that feminism would fail me. I was wrong. I was seven weeks pregnant when I was faced with the toughest decision of my life: Abide by my partner’s rules — have an… Read More ›

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