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Op-Ed: The Eternal Uselessness of Ivanka Trump
The advisor to the president says she can't advise him. So what is she doing there?
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HRC Is America's Real President
We know: She lost, he won. But she's still proving to be the stronger leader.
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Dear Betsy: Rape Victims Need More Help, Not Less
Her office wants to undo the last eight years of progress on campus rape.
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Op-Ed: A Call to Abolish Greek Life
It's a hotbed of racism and sexism—why do we still support it?
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On Being a Woman Under ISIS's Control
Nawara was just 21 years old when Islamic State fighters claimed her hometown of Mosul and turned her life into a living nightmare.
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Getting Trump Impeached Isn't Going to Fix America—It's Too Late
And we'd better start facing that reality now.
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We Hold Sasha and Malia Obama to a Higher Standard Than the Trump Children, and It's Ridiculous
They all act like kids, but here's the thing, not all of them are.
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Why Trump Is So Afraid of Trans People
Here's the secret: He's not, but he's going to keep pretending he is.
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This Is the Only Kind of Woman It's Okay to Be in Trump's America
Are you an Ivanka, a Sarah, a Melania, a Kellyanne? Or maybe you're the kind of woman the President is terrified of.
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Defunding Planned Parenthood Will Be Disastrous for the HIV Epidemic—Why Aren't We Talking About That?
Tracy Reese knows the devastation HIV/AIDS can wreak. So she's speaking out against Trumpcare—because no one should die from a treatable...
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Dear Trump Family, You Are Not Victims
Our president has the thinnest skin in political history.
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Our Country Needs to Stop Acting Like Women Have Only Played Supporting Roles in Its History
Here's how my Capitol Hill colleagues and I are planning to change that.
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Trump Doesn't See Women As People, and That's Why This Keeps Happening—and Will Continue to Happen
His vile tweets about Mika Brzezinski this morning were just the latest evidence of his thinly veiled contempt.
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So We Can't Even Prosecute Our Rapists Now?
A 19-year-old North Carolina woman was shocked to learn that once you've said "yes" to sex, you apparently can't say "no."
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Are Women Equal in America? A Look At Title IX's Impact 45 Years Later
Molly Knight examines what the landmark legislation has meant for American women.
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Why Haven't Republicans Condemned Violent Political Rhetoric Until Now?
Yes, we should be talking about how language can incite violence—but only if both sides can face the truth.
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This Doctor Dropped Everything to Perform Abortions Full-Time
For Sara Imershein, the decision to exclusively provide abortions isn't just about women's rights—it's about her faith.
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Forcing Women to Have Babies They Don't Want Is Costing Them Their Lives
And Democrats, of all people, are starting not to care.
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11 Trans Women Have Been Murdered This Year, but Conservatives Are Claiming *They're* the Victims
Here's the real reason we need more transgender-friendly policies in American government.
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We're Missing the Point with Melania Trump
Whether or not FLOTUS hates her husband, she supports and enables everything he does.
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