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Sept. 22 2014 12:29 PMEscaping the Extreme Christian Fundamentalism of “Quiverfull”
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Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PMWomen Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
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Oct. 15 2014 12:31 PMSouth Carolina Says “Stand Your Ground” Law Doesn’t Apply to Abused Women
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Oct. 14 2014 5:14 PMThe Movement Against Campus Sexual Assault Has Been Hugely Successful. Next Up: Dating Violence.
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Oct. 13 2014 2:29 PMTennessee Sentenced a Woman to Six Extra Years in Jail Simply Because She Was Pregnant
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Oct. 9 2014 12:52 PMA Crisis Pregnancy Center in San Francisco Rebrands Itself As Pro-Choice. Sneaky.
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Oct. 6 2014 12:20 PMPresident Obama Jokes That It Takes a Wife “10 Years to Train a Man.” Ha?
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Oct. 2 2014 4:21 PMGamerGate Fights Corruption in Journalism By Encouraging Corruption in Journalism
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Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PMThe Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
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Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PMParents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
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Sept. 26 2014 1:24 PMWhy the Pot-Smoking Gender Gap Matters
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Sept. 25 2014 11:22 AMFox Host Reaction to Female Fighter Pilot: “Boobs on the Ground”
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Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PMPolitico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
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Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PMEmma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
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Sept. 19 2014 3:07 PMHillary Clinton's Strategy for Winning in 2016: Feminism

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