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Think Progress shows what women are forced to do to avoid street harassment. Olivia Wilde is not going to apologize for her breastfeeding photo. See the Huffington Post. Meryl Streep is using her own money to combat sexism and ageism… 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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Google has launched a $50 million initiative to teach young girls how to code. See TIME. Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and seek out the sin that caused them to be raped. See Raw Story. The Tigers’ manager,… 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 White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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Planned Parenthood reveals its plan to raise awareness of women’s health and abortion rights for the 2014 midterm elections. See Politico. Barack Obama calls upon Americans to observe and celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2014 in his Presidential… 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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Happy Love Your Body Day!

Today is national Love Your Body Day. Some may not see the value in selecting a day to celebrate our bodies, but when you consider that 80% of American women are dissatisfied with their appearance, I think it’s a fabulous… Read More ›

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