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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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Jezebel reports that there is only one woman of color on Vanity Fair‘s Best-Dressed list. In an interview with Ms. Magazine Blog, Angela Canterbury discusses the position of women in security today. Mic shares 19 confessions about surviving as a transgender woman in… 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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The Guardian provides flowcharts to encourage individuals to determine whether or not they are feminists. Jenna Lyons proves that it is possible to be powerful, likable, and female simultaneously. See the New York Magazine. Meryl Streep applauds Emma Thompson’s performance… Read More ›

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Today’s Shero: Rukhsana Batool

I love a positive news story about women, particularly one that highlights the bravery and persistence individuals exude in the face of systemic institutional discrimination. CNN profiles Rukhsana Batool, a 25 year old mother of three in Pakistan, who has… Read More ›

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