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For All the Young Women Who Think Feminism is BS

Are you a woman who thinks that feminism isn’t for you? Maybe you believe we’ve achieved equal rights and we don’t need a “movement” anymore?  Maybe you wonder if continued discussions about women’s rights are just all BS? It is not. While you are entitled to your opinion and even your experience on this question, […]

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#HillaryClintonBookTitles: Hillary Hashtag Shows Conservatives’ Fear

Hillary Clinton can become a trending topic on Twitter without doing much. On Wednesday, #HillaryClintonBookTitles was trending on the social media site after Hillary joked about her possible book title during a speech to the Association of American Publishers. In turn, thousands of people were tweeting funny, feminist and, sadly, insulting comments about the former […]

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“American Stories” Are Also for Women

There are numerous reports and studies that show us the reality of gender inequality in mainstream media. Women are underrepresented as writers, journalists and news anchors. Women are also underrepresented as subjects of news stories and are used less than men as experts in their fields on news shows. This plethora of information may not […]

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The ERA: What to Expect When We’re Respected

Cross-posted with permission from JedMorey.com I come late to the conversation on the Equal Rights Amendment. As a writer who concerns herself with politics, I find it as surprising as you might. But the truth of the matter is, I’ve never seen the social issues that I like to talk about through a particularly feminist […]

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Mayor Bob Filner’s Sexual Harassment Lesson

Bob Filner is out of therapy. The 70-year-old mayor of San Diego, who is accused of sexually harassing at least 14 women, including two who were sexually assaulted in the military, actually finished his two-week stint early. This is either a terrific sign that the former 10-term congressman has been cured of his penchant for […]

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Can Dumb, Sexy Broads Rule the World?

Can somebody remind me what year it is? It’s 2013, right? Even though we are in the 21st century, it appears that demeaning and objectifying women is back in vogue. Either that or it never went out of style. Over the past week, media outlets around the world reported on a study ‘revealing’ women to […]

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