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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. 7 2014 3:18 PMMaybe Sexting Is How Teenagers Will Learn About Consent
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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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Oct. 17 2014 1:54 PMRepublican Midterm Debate Strategy: Be Pro-Life, But Not Anti-Abortion
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Oct. 15 2014 11:25 AMSupreme Court Allows 13 Texas Abortion Clinics to Reopen While Legal Battle Rages On
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Oct. 13 2014 5:47 PMComic Book World Is Becoming Friendlier to Women. Video Game World, Take Note.
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Oct. 10 2014 1:50 PMA “Surplus” of Men in Society Does Not Lead to More Violence
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Oct. 8 2014 11:41 AMRestaurant Workers Get Low Wages and Lots of Sexual Harassment
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Oct. 7 2014 1:15 PMWatch Aziz Ansari Try to Convince Late Show Audience Members That They Are Feminists
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Oct. 3 2014 12:20 PMCourt Ruling Destroys Abortion Access in Texas
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Oct. 2 2014 12:37 PMMore Proof That IUDs Are the Best
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Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PMThis Is the Most Amazing Political Ad of the Season
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Sept. 29 2014 1:52 PMDo Not Fear California’s New Affirmative Consent Law
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Sept. 25 2014 3:25 PMPennsylvania Republicans Compare a Pro-Choice Democrat to Kermit Gosnell
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Sept. 24 2014 3:05 PM“Ruthless” Gabby Giffords Gets Results
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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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