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June 3 2014 1:20 PMNo More ShmashmortionObvious Child is the most honest abortion movie I’ve ever seen. It’s about time.
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May 28 2014 9:32 AMA New Study on Slut-Shaming Finds That Rich Girls Are the Worst
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May 24 2014 5:48 PMThe Pick-Up Artist Community’s Predictable, Horrible Response to a Mass Murder
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May 22 2014 5:29 PMSexists Don’t Hate Women. They Just Prefer Men.
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May 21 2014 10:50 AMShorts WarsAmanda Hess and Troy Patterson chat about rising hemlines, trend pieces, and men’s short shorts.   
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May 19 2014 4:19 PMHow Chirlane McCray Became New York City’s Ideal First Lady
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May 16 2014 12:30 PMNo, the Scrunchie Is Not Back
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May 15 2014 11:01 AMWoman at the Top of the MastheadThe media called her “brusque” and  “polarizing.” But to young women at the New York Times, Jill Abramson was everything.
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May 13 2014 5:36 PMElite College Students Protest Their Elite Commencement Speakers
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May 9 2014 1:31 PMThe New York Times Obituary Page Has a Grave Gender Imbalance
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May 7 2014 5:14 PM“Ditsy, Predatory White House Intern”Looking back on how Maureen Dowd painted Monica Lewinsky as a crazy bimbo—and won a Pulitzer for it.
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May 6 2014 2:35 PMIt Doesn't Matter What Monica Lewinsky Writes in Vanity Fair. We Will Never Let Her Move On.
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May 5 2014 12:26 PMWhy Are So Many Elite Schools Being Investigated for Mishandling Sexual Assault?
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May 2 2014 10:11 AMStudy Finds That Women Aren’t Run by Their Periods. Scientists Everywhere Are Confused.
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June 3 2014 4:54 PMSmile, Baby! A New Study Shows How Often Women and Gay Men Are Sexually Harassed on the Street.
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May 29 2014 11:25 AM“If I Can’t Have Them, No One Will”: How Misogyny Kills Men
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May 27 2014 5:04 PMWhy It’s So Hard for Men to See MisogynyMen were surprised by #YesAllWomen because men don’t see what women experience.
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May 23 2014 10:11 AMA Bachelorette Composer Reveals How He Drums Up Drama and Romance on Reality TV
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May 21 2014 5:22 PMSoccer Fails Its Donald Sterling Moment
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May 20 2014 1:40 PM28 Non-Pornographic Things That Have Been Described as “Porn for Women”
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May 16 2014 3:49 PMHow One Video Game Company Is Leading the Charge Against Online Harassment
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May 15 2014 4:54 PMShort Shorts on Men: A Social Necessity
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May 14 2014 5:03 PMStudent Journalists Exposed Columbia University’s Rape Crisis. Then One of Their Own Was Accused.
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May 9 2014 5:13 PMWhy Mother’s Day Ads Are So Cloyingly Sexist
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May 8 2014 5:49 PMThe Limits of What We Can Learn From Monica Lewinsky
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May 7 2014 8:46 AMInside Asa AkiraIs a porn star’s memoir revelatory truth-telling, or a shield deflecting complicated revelations?
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May 5 2014 1:28 PMNew York Magazine Almost Avoids Sexism in Its Lara Logan Profile. So Close.  
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May 2 2014 2:51 PMGwyneth Paltrow's Goop to Invade Physical World With Pop-Up Shop
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May 1 2014 9:30 AMPlaying House Is OK. But Realistic Female Friendships Don't Actually Make for Great TV.

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