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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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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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Darren Wilson has resigned and he is four months too late. See Mic. Shia LaBeouf claims that he had been raped but people are not taking him seriously. See Mic. There has been a outpouring of public outrage in Germany… Read More ›

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An abortion clinic in Austin, Texas called Whole Women’s Health closed its doors after facing strict anti-abortion laws. See Cosmopolitan. A woman wore a hidden camera to prove how many times a day she experiences harassment. See Upworthy. Ruth Bader Ginsburg… Read More ›

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Ebony released the names of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. After the multiple Nigeria abductions, CNN provides 6 reasons as to why the rest of the world should demand action. Buzzfeed traces the evolution of the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag. A video released… Read More ›

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CHOICES, Rights and What NOW

On just about every Saturday at 6:45am, you’ll find numerous 3-feet-tall easels touting full-colored, explicitly graphic photos of butchered fetuses, propped along the sidewalks of Jamaica Avenue.  Depending on who you ask, the photos are either doctored, are of miscarriages… 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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Spotlight On: Emily May

Emily May is the co-founder and Executive Director of Hollaback!, a global movement dedicated to stopping street harassment. She has a roster of awards and acclamations that will make your mouth water and her devotion to empowering women and LGTBQ… Read More ›

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It’s Time to #StopRush

He’s at it again. Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh dismissed a new study on street harassment by stating, “[Liberals] just despise basic human nature.” He then suggested that men should “walk up to the woman and say, ‘Will you please ask your… Read More ›

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