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The GOP is struggling with shifts on gay marriage. See the New York Times. The New York Times provides an overview on the Supreme Court’s arguments over same-sex marriage. Congress increases funding for abstinence only programs. See RH Reality check…. Read More ›

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Boko Haram leader states that the 200 plus schoolgirls who were kidnapped in April have been “married off” to Boko Haram fighters. See Jezebel. Lawsuits were filed against Phi Kappa Tau when a member of the Georgia Tech fraternity sexually… Read More ›

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Cecile Richards writes for ELLE advocating the end to the silence that fuels abortion stigma. 14 sexual assault survivors prove that sexual assault can happen to anyone. See Everyday Sexism. The New York Times addresses the presence of transgender men… Read More ›

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Six domestic violence survivors explain why leaving abusive relationships can often endanger women and involve resources that aren’t readily available. See the Huffington Post. A state representative in Missouri says he should be able to exclude birth control coverage from… Read More ›

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The UN declares that the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls will not be forgotten. See the UN News Centre. The Obama Administration has announced it intends to revise the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act available to religiously affiliated nonprofits. See… Read More ›

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A Congressman from North Carolina demanded that a pregnant doctor explain why Obamacare requires plans to cover maternity services. See Think Progress. A writer for the Huffington Post exposes how people are using the word rape in contexts that do… 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 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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New Video Shows Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

A new video, obtained by French news agency AFP, shows the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, alongside half of the Nigerian girls kidnapped last month. In it, Shekau claims that he will not release the girls until all imprisoned militants are freed. Sitting… Read More ›

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