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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

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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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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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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Huffington Post lists 13 celebrities who won’t wreck your child’s body image. Bet you didn’t know that Martin Luther King Jr.’s mother was also assassinated. See Jezebel. Women and girls are redefining what it means to achieve something “like a… Read More ›

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