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What Trump Gets Wrong About Rape
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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What Life Is Really Like for 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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One Year After the Earthquake: How Nepal Is Being Rebuilt—by Women and Girls
When the country fell apart, women stepped up. Plan International ambassador Urmila Chaudhary​ reports. ​
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Why Being Single Is the New Normal
In an excerpt from new book ​All the Single Ladies, Rebecca Traister makes the case for skipping the ring.  ​
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Two Powerhouse Politicians on What the Fight Against Zika Really Needs
Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Congresswoman Norma Torres make the case for...
Little girl hiding alone in black and white bedroom.
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I Pulled a Gun on My Father at Just 9 Years Old
​​It had to be done. And nothing was ever the same.​
Woman on the floor writing in a notebook with a laptop
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​How to Write to Your Rapist
At a certain point, language was all I had.​
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