Women’s rights

Spotlight On: Anushay Hossain

Allow us to introduce you to the ever-lovely Anushay Hossain, Bangladeshi journalist and media personality based in Washington, DC., and founder of AnushaysPoint.com.

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Members of the anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood are indicted on felony charges. See the New York Times. TIME condemns the CDC’s condescending alcohol warning that shames and discriminates against women. Mattel embraces a long overdue shift towards more diverse options… Read More ›

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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 Notorious RBG steps in to call it like it is: poor women in America don’t have enough reproductive choice. See the Huffington Post. After Donald Trump’s lawyer claimed Trump isn’t a rapist because marital rape doesn’t exist, he received well-deserved backlash from… Read More ›

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New Zealanders can now legally identify as gender diverse. See Bust. A new study finds that men who harass women online are just losers trying to compensate for their low gaming status. See Mic. The Guttmacher Institute reports on why male contraceptives are so… Read More ›

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Malala Yousafzai celebrates her 18th birthday by opening a school for Syrian refugees. See NBC. A federal appeals court strikes down nuns’ efforts to avoid the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. See The Atlantic. The Huffington Post provides an important perspective on society’s obsession… Read More ›

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Missouri becomes the first state to expand insurance coverage for eating disorders. See Think Progress. The Obama administration declares federal benefits can no longer exclude “gender transition services.” See Slate. Male contraceptive ‘pills’ are on their way. See IB Times. Truth Out highlights the… Read More ›

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NPR features an activist promoting hygiene and body positivity for girls in low-income countries. The New York Times explores America’s evolving positive attitude towards women in politics. We finally get a peak at the upcoming Malala Yousafzai documentary. See Rolling Stone. Following the act of terror in a… Read More ›

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A trans man shares his unique perspective on the power of male privilege. See Buzzfeed. While anti-abortion groups struggle to understand NARAL president’s pregnancy, a blog is created for women to share their experiences as both mothers and pro-choice advocates. See Pregnant, Parenting and… Read More ›

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Vox reports on the racism and sexism faced by Serena Williams as one of the world’s top professional tennis players. The Huffington Post highlights how Afghan women are fusing Islam and feminism to make strides towards gender equality. Miss Piggy declares herself an avid feminist…. Read More ›

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