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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. 19 2014 3:07 PMHillary Clinton's Strategy for Winning in 2016: Feminism
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Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PMHey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Games
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Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PMLife as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
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Sept. 11 2014 4:13 PMRay Rice Defenders Have Found Their Argument: He’s a Victim Too
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Aug. 28 2014 2:20 PMManagers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine”
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Aug. 27 2014 3:50 PMThere Is a Great Bra Protest Happening in Spain
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Aug. 25 2014 3:35 PMEx-Cop Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Woman With His Gun Gets to Own a Gun
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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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Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AMWhy Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?
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Sept. 22 2014 12:29 PMEscaping the Extreme Christian Fundamentalism of “Quiverfull”
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Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AMPlanned Parenthood Is About to Make It a Lot Easier to Get Birth Control
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Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PMThere Is a Gender Gap in Bike-Riding. Women, To Your Bikes!
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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. 29 2014 10:42 AMKirsten Gillibrand Should Not Name Her Harassers
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Aug. 28 2014 10:37 AMKirsten Gillibrand, You Don’t Need to Make Excuses for Your Sexist Colleagues. There Is No Excuse.
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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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