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Talking Everyday Sexism with Laura Bates

Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, has a new book out that you MUST read.

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Governor Cuomo signs two critical bills for pregnant New Yorkers. See RH Reality Check. The Atlantic reports on the the invisible labor women perform around the world. Following Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe mix-up, The Guardian calls attention to the real problem with beauty pageants. The New… Read More ›

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The Supreme Court upholds a New York City law that requires crisis pregnancy centers in New York City to inform patients that they do not have any medical professionals on staff. See The Feminist Majority Foundation Blog. Women are sharing photos of what they wore when… Read More ›

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The EEOC announces tougher rules to protect pregnant workers. See NPR. The Washington Post reports that young women face sexual harassment in the science field. After Rhode Island decriminalized prostitution, a decline occurred in forcible rape and incidents of gonorrhea. See… 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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TIME released a list of 41 women of 2014 and the influence they have had on politics, culture, sports, activism and business. A writer describes the overall reluctance to use the word rape and label perpetrators as rapists. See the Guardian…. Read More ›

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According to The Guardian, 2014 proves to be a key year for women’s rights and gender equality. Women Under Siege Project explains how rape is used as a weapon of war in Bosnia. West Virginia considers passing workplace protections for… Read More ›

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Nitin Nohria, the dean of Harvard Business School, apologizes to its female faculty, students, and alumnae for making them feel disrespected or excluded. See Yahoo! Shine. Cookie Cott encourages the boycotting of Girl Scout cookies after The Girl Scouts endorsed… Read More ›

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