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We Were Woefully Unprepared for a 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
As explained by a British ally who just endured Brexit.
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How to Calmly Talk to a Relative Voting for Trump
Here's a script.
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"I Was Stalked": A Look Inside How Scary It Is
And how sickeningly common that fear really is.
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"Women" by the Numbers: How We Fared 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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On Watching Viral Videos of Black Death
We need to see this footage of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile—but what is it doing to Black life?
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Guns and Abusers: Here's What the New Supreme Court Ruling Means
A Democrat and Republican go head-to-head on this week's SCOTUS decision.
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A Democrat and a Republican Go Head to Head on What Drafting Women Will Really Mean for the United States
If the House approves the bill recently passed by the Senate, women over the age of 18 will have to sign up.
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The Fundamental Missing Piece of Women's Equality
Without data on women's lives, we'll never affect global change.
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5 Suggestions for What Michelle Should Do Next
#1: Give us your thoughts on 'Lemonade'.
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