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The Grammys address domestic violence with a PSA from President Obama. See USA Today. After President Obama’s PSA on domestic violence, the Grammys welcomed Brooke Axtell who delivered a poem about her experience with abuse. See Mic. Are activist investors… Read More ›

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On the “Ed Sullivan Show” in 1967, Joan Rivers shut down the stereotypes of single women. See the Huffington Post. Michael Kimmel and Gloria Steinem wrote an op-ed for the New York Times emphasizing the importance of consensual sex on college… Read More ›

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An op-ed columnist for the New York Times explains how fighting sexism and misogyny is not just women’s work. The new hashtag #AllMenCan shows us what real male feminists look like. See the Huffington Post. PolicyMic demonstrates how Maya Angelou’s past… Read More ›

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The killing of six people in a gun and knife attack in California provoked a Twitter feminist response of #YesAllWomen. See BBC and Think Progress. PolicyMic highlights 27 inspiring #YesAllWomen tweets fighting back against the UCSB shooting. The Huffington Post underscores the importance… Read More ›

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Vogue Italia uses Violence Against Women as the theme for its April edition. See the Independent. More men feel compelled to accept the depictions of realistic standards of female beauty. See the Onion. The Guardian describes the culture of exceptionalism portrayed… Read More ›

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The New York Times explores whether parents have different standards for their sons and daughters. According to Jezebel, only one percent of Americans think that abortion is our biggest issue. Buzzfeed compiles a list of 21 pointlessly gendered products. Women’s… Read More ›

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Beyoncé pens an essay on the myth of gender equality. See HuffPost Women. Disney’s Frozen proves to be progressive and embedded with feminism. See Policy Mic. According to Jezebel, the Population Institute gave the US a C- in its annual State of… Read More ›

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The Guardian provides flowcharts to encourage individuals to determine whether or not they are feminists. Jenna Lyons proves that it is possible to be powerful, likable, and female simultaneously. See the New York Magazine. Meryl Streep applauds Emma Thompson’s performance… Read More ›

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India, One Year After Nirbhaya

A year has passed since the fatal gang-rape of the 23-year old student in New Delhi, which in the words of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee “shook the conscience of the whole nation.” The tragic episode led the world’s largest democracy… Read More ›

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