Jill Filipovic

Jill Filipovic

senior political writer

Jill Filipovic is a contributing writer for cosmopolitan.com. A frequent speaker and on-air commentator on gender, political and legal issues, Jill is a former weekly columnist for The Guardian and editor of the website Feministe. Jill is also a non-practicing lawyer, and dabbles in artisanal vermouth.

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Donald Trump Is Inspiring More Women to Run for Office Than Ever Before

Why women all over the country are getting off the sidelines and rolling up their sleeves.

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How 'Making a Murderer' Made a Perfect Victim

The Netflix documentary does a disservice in way too many ways.

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House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban
The bill has an exception for rape survivors, but it's a narrow one.
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The FDA Might Finally Be Able to Recall Dangerous Beauty Products
Which is good, because your makeup is currently unregulated. Eep.
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SMH: A Female CEO Is Saying Women Can't Be President
They apparently do not disqualify the CEO herself from a leadership role.
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Ugh: Men Make More Money Than Women Even in Nursing
You know, a field that has long been dominated by women.
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Who Won the Golden Globes? Women.
Feminism got top billing at last night's awards.
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15 States Get an "F" in Reproductive Health
According to a new report, America has a "C" average when it comes to reproductive rights.
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Emma Watson Named Feminist Celebrity of the Year
The actress took top honors in the Ms. Foundation's 2014 survey.
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The 20 Best Moments for Women in 2014
Yes, Beyoncé's VMA performance made the list, but there's much more to celebrate too.
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$1 Birth Control Is on the Way
This simple injectable could save women's lives across the globe.
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Why the Election Wasn't the Feminist Victory Many Had Hoped For
And what the results mean for women across the country.
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Fox News Panelist: A Young Woman's Place Is on Tinder, Not in the Voting Booth
According to one conservative commentator, young women lack wisdom and just don't understand the world.
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Is This The Most Condescending Political Ad Ever?
Women are obsessed with marriage, so picking a political candidate is kind of like saying yes to the dress.
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Houston Mayor Calls for Repeal of Texas Abortion Law
Mayor Annise Parker and eight members of the city counsel say the state's abortion restrictions put their constituents' lives at risk.
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The Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Are More Than a Hashtag
Why this story is so much bigger than #BringBackOurGirls.
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Ms. Foundation CEO: Let's Stop Arguing About What Is Feminist
Teresa Younger has cared about helping women since her days as a Girl Scout Brownie.
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Judge Says Rapist Is "Not Your Typical Sex Offender"
Gives him a light sentence for appalling reasons.
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How the GOP's Block of the Minimum Wage Bill Hurts Women
The face of the minimum wage worker in the U.S. isn't a lawn-mowing teenage boy.