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Dick Cheney's Daughter Liz Joins Wyoming Senate Race
    Dick Cheney's eldest daughter Liz (R) made her first official bid for public office yesterday as she entered the Wyoming Senate race.

History Is Made Across the Pond! Great Britain Legalizes Gay Marriage
    With Queen Elizabeth II's royal blessing, gay marriage has officially been legalized in Great Britain.

The Lone "Star" Abortion Pill
    Amid the Texas Senate passing some of the toughest anti-abortion measures in the country, doctors are nervous that women will turn to unsafe abortion methods.

Will Women Race in the Tour de France in 2014?
    Women are fighting for the chance to race in the Tour de France for the first time in the race's 100 year-history.

This Man Added "Mr." to His Resume and Scored More Interviews
    Who knew adding a simple pair of letters to your resume could score you more job interviews? That is exactly what happened to Kim O'Grady, a man with a gender-neutral but female-leaning name.

Virginia's Busiest Abortion Clinic Shuts Its Doors
    The women's health clinic in Virginia that has performed more abortions than any other in the state has closed.

Why You Need to Watch Malala Yousafzai's UN Speech Right Now
    Our new heroine: the 16-year-old Pakistani teenager, Malala Yousafzai, who stood up to the Taliban today in the UN after they shot her in the head in October.

Ridiculous News of the Day: Zimbabwean Hospital Charging Women Per Scream During Childbirth
    A hospital in Zimbabwe is making women pay up for every scream during childbirth.

Women's Rights Overseas: The Abortion Battle in Ireland
    The debate over abortion in Ireland stays heated as lawmakers debate the passage of new reproductive rights bill.

Sarah Palin Is Considering a Return to Public Office
    After resigning from her Gubernatorial post in 2009, Sarah Palin says she's considering a return to politics with a Senate run.

Longer Hours Vs. Your Uterus
    Clocking in some additional hours on top of the normal 9-5 schedule? Those long or irregular shifts can be putting a serious strain on your reproductive health and fertility.

Congress's Productivity Is at a Record Low
    In a year filled with political debate, Congress is looking at new lows in productivity.

Can't a Woman Just Win? Marion Bartoli and Wimbledon's Rampant Sexism
    Physical appearances are always on the forefront of discussion, as seen during Wimbledon in which displays of rampant sexism were all too evident after the French tennis player, Marion Bartoli, won.

Lend a Helping Hand to the Victims of the Yarnell Hills Wildfire
    Nineteen elite firefighters were killed in the growing Yarnell Hills wildfire in Arizona. Here's how you can make a difference.

MC Reports: The Battle for Maternity Rights Overseas
    Like in the United States, pregnant women in the United Kingdom struggle for their maternity rights.

And the Texas Abortion Battle Continues Into a Second Session
    The Texas anti-abortion bill battle heats up as Gov. Rick Perry calls the Texas legislature to a second session today at 3 p.m. EST.

Nancy Pelosi Doesn't Have Time for Michelle Bachmann
    When Michele Bachmann spoke out against the Supreme Court DOMA decision, Nancy Pelosi had two words for her: who cares?

Injustice! Saudi Arabian Women's Rights Activists Sentenced to Prison
    Two Saudi Arabian women's rights activists have been unjustly sentenced to prison.

History in the Making! Supreme Court Declares DOMA Unconstitutional!
    17 years after it was signed into law, the Defense of Marriage Act, better known as DOMA, has been ruled unconstitutional.

Here's How State Senator Wendy Davis Filibustered the Texas Abortion Bill
    Read up on everything you need to know regarding yesterday's historic 13-hour filibuster against one of the most stringent abortion bills ever to pass.

U.K. and U.S. Encourage the Use of Breast Cancer Preventative Drugs
    Taking a cue from the United States, the United Kingdom is now recommending the use of daily pills for breast cancer prevention.

Egyptians Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment
    In Egypt, a nation where over 99 percent of women have experienced a form of sexual harassment, both men and women strive to make change.

Women's Rights Advocates Protest Texas Abortion Bill
    Texas abortion news continues! Yesterday, Republicans in the Texas House passed one of the nation's strictest abortion bills, culminating in a protest of more than 800 women's rights advocates at the Texas Capitol.

What It's Like Being a Woman On the Front Lines
    Miyoko Hikiji's U.S. Army unit was called to active duty in Iraq in early 2003, and she recounts her year spent on the front-lines in this exclusive interview.

Vaccines Drop HPV Rate, But There's Still Room for Improvement
    Thanks to HPV vaccines, the infection rate has been cut in half, but still only a third of young women are vaccinated.

Next Step: Trent Franks' Abortion Bill Passes in the House
    The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortions post-20 weeks, passes through the House yesterday.

Victoria's Secret Protesters Bare Their Souls (And More)
    A body image group bares (almost) all to protest Victoria's Secret's portrayal of women's bodies.

Startling Statistics: 42 States Don't Offer Accommodations for Pregnant Workers
    In 42 states across America, the needs of pregnant workers are falling through the cracks.

Miss Utah Wants to "Create Education Better"
    Miss Connecticut may taken home the title at the Miss USA pageant, but Miss Utah is getting all the attention for her incoherent answer about the gender pay gap.

Proposed "Pain Capable" Abortion Ban Has a Rape Exception Now
    The latest in the increasingly contented abortion battle? Arizona representative Trent Franks recently spearheaded a bill called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which would ban abortions after 20 weeks when a fetus can feel pain, accordi

Meet the First Female Deputy Director of the CIA!
    The Associated Press announced on Wednesday that White House lawyer Avril Haines will be taking over as Deputy Director of the CIA. Here's why she's the best person for the job.

New IVF Development, the Eeva Test, Welcomes First Baby
    The world's first baby born was born this week in Scotland through the use of Eeva, a new IVF development.

Welcome to #Facebook, Hashtags!
    The wait is over — Facebook has officially introduced hashtag support!

Obama's Plan B: Emergency Contraception Available to Women of All Ages!
    From young to old, emergency contraceptives are now available, prescription-free, for women of all ages.

Michelle Obama Shuts Down Heckler
    Michelle Obama confronts protester who interrupts her speech

Meet Forbes' Annual World's Most Powerful Women
    Every year, Forbes compiles a round-up of the 100 most impactful women, topped with femmes ranging from high-power politicians to philanthropic mavens.

How You Can Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims
    As Oklahoma now begins rebuilding itself from ground up, residents are in desperate need of aid from all across the country. Read on for how you can help.

Take Back Your Reproductive Rights With This PSA
    Check out the new Draw the Line Bill PSA and how you can change the stance on your reproductive rights.

Sallie Krawcheck Buys Women's Networking Group 85 Broads
    This morning, it was announced that former head of global wealth management at Merrill Lynch Sallie Krawcheck just purchased 85 Broads from its original founder.

Angelina Jolie: I Had a Double Mastectomy
    Angelina Jolie revealed in an editorial this morning that she had recently undergone a double mastectomy as a preventative measure.

Walmart Empowers Women Worldwide
    The folks at the mega shop have used their size and scale to launch Empowering Women Together, an e-commerce destination that supports small, female-owned businesses across the states and around the world.

Elizabeth Colbert Busch the Target of Offensive Questions from Polling Group
    We're no strangers to dirty campaign jabs, but a shady polling group called "SSI Polling" has been heavily engaged in the last leg of this congressional race.

The Votes Are In! Conrad Hotel Hosts Tribeca's Stars
    This year, Robert De Niro, Blake Dallas Howard, and Blythe Danner were among a few of the Hollywood elite who gathered at New York's ultra-modern Conrad Hotel last week to toast the Tribeca Film Festival Awards' winners.

Morning-After Pill News: Officially Available Over-the-Counter for 15 and Older
    The nationwide morning-after pill discussion continued late yesterday as the Food and Drug Administration ruled that the next-day birth control would be available over-the-counter for those 15 and older.

Dove's Real Beauty Sketches: You Are More Beautiful Than You Think
    Nine years since its Campaign for Real Beauty, Dove published a video on its YouTube account titled "Dove Real Beauty Sketches," a three-minute ode to women's own natural beauty.

Is Your Weight Your Boss' Business?
    The CVS drug store chain is asking all employees to have their weight and BMI, plus blood pressure and glucose levels checked by May 1 (and sent to a third-party administrator). Anyone who doesn't will pay a price: an extra $50 a month, or $600 a yea

How You Can Help Boston Marathon Victims and Their Families
    There are many ways we can take part and help those affected by the Boston Marathon explosions. Here's your chance to do something. Check out these five ways to get involved in the effort to help the victims and families of the explosion.

This Just In: Morning-After Pill Available Over the Counter for All Ages
    In insanely huge women's news, a federal judge stated this morning that the most common morning-after pill must be made available over the counter for all ages.

Ashley Judd Not Running for U.S. Senate
    Ashley Judd announced via Twitter last week that she will not be running for Senate in Kentucky next year.

Happy 7th Birthday, Twitter!
    A look back at the past seven years of the hit social media site -- plus, a roundup of Marie Claire's seven best tweets.




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