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July 14 2014 1:00 PMFox News Just Loves These Rape Joke Cufflinks
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July 10 2014 1:50 PMA Disgusting Twitter Hashtag Spreads in Response to a 16-Year-Old Girl's Sexual Assault Allegations
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July 8 2014 4:07 PMObama's Contraception Mandate: Still Punking the GOP  
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July 7 2014 2:09 PMSmall Sign of Progress: A Congresswoman Is Working Out With the Guys
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July 1 2014 10:50 AMMonday's Other Supreme Court Decision That Attacked Female Workers
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June 27 2014 2:00 PMTodd Akin Explains That by "Legitimate Rape," He Meant That Women Lie About Rape. Dude, We Know.
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June 26 2014 11:06 AMThis Great Ad Reveals All the Ways We Hold Girls Back
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June 24 2014 5:17 PMAbortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers Who Are Raped Might Finally Happen
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June 23 2014 1:46 PMWhy Is This Anti-Contraception Republican in Favor of Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pills?
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June 19 2014 1:01 PMCongress Won’t Be 50 Percent Women Until 2121. What Is the Holdup?  
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June 18 2014 1:55 PMVirginia Requires a Man Get a Vasectomy as Part of His Plea Deal. This Is Eugenics.  
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June 16 2014 12:37 PMNo, Fox News, Feminists Are Not Trying to End Father's Day  
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June 12 2014 3:46 PMStyle Writer Argues That We Should Pay More Attention to Hillary Clinton's Style
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June 11 2014 2:43 PMParents Are Sending Their American Daughters Abroad for “Vacation Cutting”
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June 10 2014 2:04 PMIf You Must Affix a Symbol of Your Love to a Bridge, Here Are Some Better Options
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July 11 2014 2:06 PMRonald Lee Haskell Has a History of Domestic Violence. How Did He Get a Gun?
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July 9 2014 2:07 PMThe Anti-Abortion Laws Are Getting Smarter
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July 8 2014 12:58 PMFinally, Science Explains Why Rush Limbaugh Gets So Mad About Women Having Sex
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July 7 2014 11:53 AMFinally, a Politician Admits to Having an Abortion Simply Because She Wasn’t Ready for a Baby
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June 30 2014 12:20 PMHobby Lobby Won the Contraception Case, but the Christian Right Lost a Major PR Battle
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June 26 2014 12:15 PMThe Supreme Court Just Emboldened Anti-Choice Protesters to Harass Women Trying to Get Abortions
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June 25 2014 1:32 PMA Great Ruling for Public Health and a Big Blow to the Anti-Vaccination Movement
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June 24 2014 2:17 PMIn Defense of the Nondate Date
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June 20 2014 1:44 PM"No Body Talk" Summer Camps Tell Girls They Should Be Ashamed of Their Bodies
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June 18 2014 4:20 PMGirls Are Called Sluts If They Sext, Prudes If They Don’t
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June 17 2014 12:11 PMIt Shouldn't Matter That Hillary Clinton Defended an Accused Rapist in 1975
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June 13 2014 1:49 PMThe One Group of People Americans Don’t Want Their Loved Ones to Marry
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June 12 2014 1:02 PMWho Are the Pro-Fatherhood Pundits Arguing With? No One Is Against Devoted Dads.
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June 10 2014 3:53 PMMarriage Will Not Save Women From Male Violence
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June 9 2014 1:14 PMSorry, Miss USA. A Black Belt in Taekwondo Is Not the Solution to Campus Rape. 

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