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I'm A Military Wife—And I Don't Trust Trump
He's been Commander in Chief just two months, and already the president's policies are putting us in a shaky position.
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Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is Scary Real
The new show is based on fiction, but lately men controlling women's bodies doesn't seem all that farfetched.
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Why We Won't Stop Providing Abortions
An exclusive op-ed from executive vice president Dawn Laguens.
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The Power of the Protest, from a 1960s Radicalist
Bernardine Dohrn, the most wanted woman in the world, on the power of protest.
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Our Laws Period-Shame Women—So I'm Changing Them
An op-ed by Congresswoman Grace Meng.
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We Were Woefully Unprepared for Our First Female President
As a nation, we gravely underestimated the toxic mix of sexism and racism, even though it has been there all along.
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3 Simple Reasons Trump Won the Presidency—and What We Need to Do Next
As explained by a British ally who just endured Brexit.
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How to Calmly Talk to Your Friend/Aunt/Brother-in-Law About Why Voting for Trump Just to Spite Hillary Is a Really, Really Bad Idea
Here's a script.
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"He Was Sitting on the Porch, Waiting for Me to Come Home": Two Young Women on How Scary It Is to Be Stalked
And how sickeningly common that fear really is.
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How Women Really Fared in This Election
In a presidential election cycle that has celebrated and trashed women in equal measure, where do we stand now?
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I'm One of the People Who Got Scammed by Wells Fargo
And boomers wonder why millennials can't trust the American banking system.
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Trump Can't Even *Begin* to Understand Why His Rape Comments Are So Dumb—but I Can
I wish I couldn't.
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In Defense of Melania Trump
On her alleged "escort" past, nude photos, and the new libel suit.
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I'm the Teen Mom You Don't Hear About
The kind who was raped. The kind who carried the baby to term because I didn't have any other choice.
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Abused by My Father and Raped by My Stepfather: What Life Is Like For So Many Girls in Brazil
While the world is watching Rio, there's a much scarier reality in the country at large.
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The Secret Way Women Are Swaying Politics
Where there is money there is power.
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How All This Hacking Could Drastically Impact the Election—and the Future of Our Country
Here's what you need to know.
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What Will It Be Like to Have a "First Gentleman"? Here, a Preview
How the Clintons are revolutionizing the idea of a White House spouse.
Erica Smegielski, Hillary Clinton
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Daughter of Sandy Hook Victim Says This Is the Reason You Should Vote for Hillary Clinton
Erica Smegielski's mother was the principal at Sandy Hook Elementary. Tonight, she will tell her story on the DNC stage.
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Lena Headey on Her Life-Changing Journey to Greece, and the Heartbreak That Awaited Her There
The 'Game of Thrones' star writes a powerful essay about the refugees who so desperately need help.
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