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Men Don't Get to Say We Don't Need Safe Spaces
At least not until they, too, constantly fear for their safety.
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There's a Chilling Reason Trumpcare Targets Women
It's not only an assault on our bodies, but on our political will.
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Will Sports Teams Boycott the White House?
Those Patriots players are just the beginning.
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Sports Writer Molly Knight Takes on Trump
Molly Knight investigates.
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My Name Is Breitbart—and It's Hurting My Career
And it's hurting my career. Thanks, Steve Bannon.
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I'm a Military Wife—and I'm Speaking Out Against 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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All the Chilling Parallels Between 'The Handmaid's Tale' and Life for Women in Trump's America
The new show is based on fiction, but lately men controlling women's bodies doesn't seem all that farfetched.
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Planned Parenthood Responds to the GOP: You Can Threaten Us, But We Won't Stop Providing Abortions
An exclusive op-ed from executive vice president Dawn Laguens.
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How Women Can Strike Fear into the Patriarchy: Lessons 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 Going to Change 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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