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The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a 20-week abortion ban. See RH Reality Check. According to Melissa Kearney and Phillip B. Levine’s research, in regions with many viewers of “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom,” the number of teenage births has… 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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A #BanBossy Lovefest

File this under my new favorite thing: Ban Bossy, a new campaign that encourages girls to become leaders. A project of Lean In and the Girl Scouts, Ban Bossy aims to close the confidence gap in girls, which according to… 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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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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According to The Guardian, 2014 proves to be a key year for women’s rights and gender equality. Women Under Siege Project explains how rape is used as a weapon of war in Bosnia. West Virginia considers passing workplace protections for… Read More ›

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Nitin Nohria, the dean of Harvard Business School, apologizes to its female faculty, students, and alumnae for making them feel disrespected or excluded. See Yahoo! Shine. Cookie Cott encourages the boycotting of Girl Scout cookies after The Girl Scouts endorsed… 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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