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The Huffington Post provides the ultimate guide to the clitoris, calling for a better understanding and inclusion of women’s sexuality. Cosmopolitan highlights 5 Latina women who fiercely advocate for body positivity and racial inclusivity. Texas GOP restricts abortion access by passing ID requirement for… 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 United States’ Toxic Export to Uganda

In 1979, Reverend Jerry Falwell announced a “declaration of war” on homosexuality in America. While this war is losing credibility domestically, it’s gaining dangerous momentum abroad. On Monday, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the anti-homosexuality bill sentencing those convicted of… 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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Facebook announced its expanded gender options for trans and gender-nonconforming users. See Advocate. According to The Big Story, Palestinian women are making strides in the high-tech realm. A Dallas sportscaster responds admirably to Michael Sam coming out as gay. See… 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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Zero Tolerance for FGM

Today approximately 8,219 girls will face the risk of having their clitoris and labia removed and their vaginas infibulated with the use of primitive tools in unsanitary conditions. A majority of them will undergo this procedure against their will. While… Read More ›

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