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Aug. 22 2014 1:34 PMAnti-Choice Leaders Denounce The Ice Bucket Challenge Because An Embryo Died Once
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Aug. 20 2014 5:28 PMMarvel Really Screwed Up With Its “Sexy” New Spider-Woman Cover
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Aug. 19 2014 11:46 AMNew York Post Writer Explains That Catcalling Is Good for Women's Self-Esteem
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Aug. 13 2014 2:02 PMStudy: Women Don't Run for Office Because They're Scared of Being Judged
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Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PMHere's Why Victims of Sexual Assault Don't Go to the Police 
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Sept. 12 2014 10:29 AMThe Problem With Talking About Sexual Assault as “Violence Against Women”
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Sept. 10 2014 2:27 PMThe Elevator Video Exposed Ray Rice's Physical Violence. Psychological Abuse Is Harder to See.
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Sept. 5 2014 11:07 AMRepublican’s Male-Only Fundraiser Invite: “Tell the Misses Not to Wait Up”
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Sept. 3 2014 2:43 PMThe Daily Show Takes on Harassing “Compliments” Women Like Kirsten Gillibrand Are Lucky to Get
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Aug. 26 2014 2:32 PMThe NRA Launches Sexist Attack on Moms Demand Action
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Aug. 25 2014 12:09 PMWhy It Felt So Amazing When Beyoncé Stood in Front of That Glowing “Feminist” Sign
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Aug. 21 2014 4:28 PMWendy Davis Wants to Get Rid of the Statute of Limitations for Rape in Texas
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Aug. 20 2014 12:46 PMSouth Carolina: Where Men Murder Women and Legislators Don’t Care
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Aug. 18 2014 12:04 PMSuicidal Immigrant Woman in Ireland Denied an Abortion, Forced Into a C-Section at 25 Weeks
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Aug. 14 2014 5:15 PMThe NFL Considers Tougher Punishments for Abusive Players, but Not Tough Enough
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Aug. 12 2014 3:05 PMJohn Oliver and Seth Meyers: Two White Dudes on Diversity in Late Night

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Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
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