Women’s rights

Saudi Arabia: Lifting the Veil on Domestic Violence

I’m always a fan of powerful, thought-provoking ads (except those that are all rape-y). The first ad of the King Khalid Foundation’s No More Abuse campaign in Saudi Arabia is a great example. The ad (pictured above) features a visibly… Read More ›

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Thank you, Hillary

I was very fortunate to attend the Women in the World summit this past weekend, where I was endlessly inspired by women and girls from all walks of life, who shared their stories of survival and triumph. I cried no… Read More ›

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On Being Knocked Up

A few months ago, I found out I am pregnant. As I sat and watched the two lines appear on that pee stick, my thoughts went haywire. First, “Am I reading this right?,” followed by “OMG! I can’t believe we… Read More ›

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NYPD to Brooklyn Women: Don’t Wear Short Skirts, Feministing Indiana School Imposes Extreme Sex-Segregation, Feminist Daily News Child Brides: A Rights Violation 54 Leaders Can’t Ignore, Huffington Post You Can Get Laid Without Being a Jerk, Jezebel Update: Maryland Clinic… Read More ›

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Are There Alternatives to the Failing National Reproductive Rights Organizing Model?, Feministing.com DOMA Hearing Held in US House, Feminist Wire Daily Newsbriefs The Last Allowable Taboo, Huffington Post Anti-Sex Trade Turns to Focus on Men Who Buy Sex, Women’s eNews… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Shelby Knox!

If you’re a feminist, chances are good that you’ve heard of Shelby Knox. She is the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, not to mention an all-around badass, itinerant feminist. She travels across the country… Read More ›

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