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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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Women in South Sudan are helping to break down gender-stereotypes in the workplace by operating a a car wash. See UN Multimedia. The New York Times shows how Turkish women have been using Twitter to combat sexual harassment. The Nation explores… 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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The Massachusetts court ruled that ‘upskirt’ photos are legal. See CNN. The Army’s top sexual assault prosecutor has been suspended for sexual assault. See Jezebel. A new birthing and abortion clinic in Buffalo, NY views abortions and general women’s health… 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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The Canadian Supreme Court struck down its existing anti-prostitution laws. See Al Jazeera. The social construction of masculinity will be revealed in the Representation Project’s 2014 “The Mask You Live In.” See Upworthy. A federal district judge in Utah invalidated the state’s… Read More ›

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Military Rape Culture

Rape has been in the news lately — from Lara Logan’s sexual assault in Egypt to Justin Bieber’s Rolling Stone interview in which he claims everything, including rape, “happens for a reason.” And as newsworthy as those incidents are, there’s… Read More ›

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