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Nov. 26 2014 8:02 PMA Guide to Talking to Your Relatives About Cosby, Consent, and Other Women's Issues in the News
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Nov. 25 2014 1:39 PMThe “Rape by Fraud” Bill That Would Make It Illegal to Lie Your Way Into Someone’s Pants
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Nov. 19 2014 9:55 AMDon Lemon Asks Cosby Rape Accuser Why She Didn’t Just Gnaw Her Way Out of Danger
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Nov. 17 2014 3:46 PMAnti-Abortion Protesters in Massachusetts Want Women to Stop Having Sex, Please
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Nov. 14 2014 4:26 PMThe Bizarre Fight Over a Scientist’s Sexy Lady Shirt
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Nov. 13 2014 12:16 PMAmmunition for People Who Judge Parents for Looking at Their Phones Instead of Their Kids
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Nov. 11 2014 3:19 PMJoseph Smith Had Up to 40 Wives. Why Is the Mormon Church Finally Admitting It?
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Nov. 7 2014 2:40 PMCan These Feminists Fix Twitter's Harassment Problem?
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Nov. 5 2014 1:14 PMRevenge of the White Male Voter
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Nov. 5 2014 12:37 AMTwo Major Female Democrats in Close Senate Races Lose. What Does This Mean for Hillary?
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Nov. 4 2014 9:48 AMHow Will Women Do on Election Day? Here Are Four Major Senate Campaigns to Watch.
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Oct. 31 2014 4:45 PMChelsea Handler Stands Up for Freed Nipples
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Oct. 29 2014 3:21 PMFemale Republicans, Like Male Republicans, Rely on the Male Vote to Win Elections
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Oct. 27 2014 4:36 PMThe Jian Ghomeshi Accusations Are Not About BDSM. They Are About Consent.  
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Oct. 24 2014 12:22 PM“Men’s Rights” Group Tries To Lure Visitors Away From Anti–Domestic Violence Website
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Nov. 26 2014 11:23 AMThanksgiving Is Becoming Impossible for Low-Wage Working Women
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Nov. 20 2014 12:08 PMHouse Republicans Give 20 Out of 21 Committee Chairs to Men
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Nov. 18 2014 11:42 AMStrippers Follow Cheerleaders in Suing Their Exploitative Employers—and Winning
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Nov. 17 2014 11:56 AMRep. Tammy Duckworth Should Be Allowed to Have Her Baby and Do Her Job
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Nov. 14 2014 10:30 AMReddit Now Has a Female CEO. Will She Make Reddit Less Horrible to Women?
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Nov. 12 2014 12:07 PMTime Wants to Ban the Word Feminist 
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Nov. 10 2014 2:41 PMHas Gamergate Finally Burned Itself Out?
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Nov. 6 2014 4:37 PMLast Year Wendy Davis Was a Star. Now She's Made Things Worse for Democrats in Texas.
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Nov. 5 2014 12:39 AMThere Are 100 Women in Congress for the First Time Ever
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Nov. 4 2014 10:55 PMColorado Says No to Personhood for the Third Time
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Nov. 3 2014 12:12 PMTom Harkin Tells Iowans Not to Vote for Joni Ernst Just Because She's "Attractive" and "Sounds Nice"
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Oct. 30 2014 12:48 PMEight Women Have Now Come Forward With Jian Ghomeshi Allegations
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Oct. 28 2014 1:01 PMThe Gloriously Strange, Kinky, and Feminist History of Wonder Woman
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Oct. 27 2014 2:17 PMAn Army of Workers Overseas Suffer the Worst of the Internet So You Don't Have To
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Oct. 24 2014 8:19 AMOnline Misogyny Levels Up as Gamergate Targets Gawker

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