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April 3 2014 11:02 AMEnough With the Ageist, Sexist Mom Jokes
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March 27 2014 12:08 PMWomen Buy Half of All Movie Tickets. Which Is Exactly Why Hollywood Won’t Make More Female-Led Movies.
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March 25 2014 2:25 PMThe Subjects of New York Times Millennial Trend Stories Aren't Actually Millennials
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March 17 2014 1:00 PMThe Honest Version of the Strangers Kissing Video Is Diverse, Awkward, and a Little Creepy
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April 17 2014 8:40 AMWhat Happens When Esquire and Elle Swap Writers for One Issue
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April 11 2014 3:08 PMThree Days Off Isn't "Paternity Leave"
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April 8 2014 8:54 AMA New Study Says Twitter Causes Infidelity. Don’t Believe It.
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April 3 2014 5:30 PMMississippi Sex Ed Class Compares Women to Dirty Pieces of Chocolate
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April 1 2014 5:28 PMFeminism Means Men Will Have Less Power. Deal With It, Heritage Foundation.
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March 31 2014 3:02 PMAnother Reason Not to Go to Jared: Female Employees Say They're Paid Less Than Men
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March 27 2014 4:49 PMJudge to Female Lawyers: Love Your Cleavage, But “Tone It Down” to Avoid Looking Like a “Slut”
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March 26 2014 1:53 PMThis Tiny Penis Sculpture Promises to Give Women Confidence at the Negotiation Table
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March 20 2014 3:54 PMThis Is Why Stunt Marriage Proposals Are So Annoying
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March 18 2014 2:03 PMA Woman Reviews Her Husband's "Stupid" Record Collection. Is That Sexist, Funny, or Both?
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