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I propose to all the women out there—take a page out of the dude book, and audaciously actualize those goals! more

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“Boy Erased” makes clear what we already know from the data on conversion therapy—it’s a deeply painful experience that doesn’t work and threatens people’s lives. more

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As we experience a cultural shift around sexual assault, there are concrete steps we can take to help survivors. more

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Derek Ketchum

Country music is one of the last sectors in entertainment to acknowledge both the necessity and inevitability of gender equality. That’s starting to change. more

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Guaranteed to maintain privilege 24/7. more

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Power, privilege, white male prerogative—that’s the backdrop of the Kavanaugh hearings. more

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Advocates take aim at non-disclosure pacts that protect sexual harassers. more

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Lack of access to hormone replacement therapy at most U.S. colleges and universities impacts many trans students at a critical time: their transitions. more

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A porn star has the President in the hot seat—and she’s highlighting that sex workers are, and always have been, key players in the fight for social justice. more

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A new Netflix documentary about the famed activist lawyer is released just as the #MeToo wave ‘becomes a tsunami’ more

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Wendy Quinn

Ten years ago I would never have imagined 500 women and men marching in Fort Wayne, Indiana for women’s rights. Could this signal a tipping point, even in one of the reddest states in the nation? more

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The ‘New York Times’ columnist Brooks often plays the reasonable centrist—but he’s fueling dangerous misconceptions that pit women’s autonomy against other urgent priorities. more

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David Bacon

An estimated 40,000 to 50,000 marchers ventured out to show support for the resistance. more

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Julie Halverson

For all the apparent unity and motivation drummed up by the Women’s March, what progress—especially on the theme of reproductive justice—can we look to as a sign of the power of mass action? more

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Erica’s death occurs in the midst of a growing maternal mortality crisis that hits mothers of color particularly hard. The drivers of the crisis are complex—but we know what they are—and we can do something. more

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I first read Margaret Atwood’s novel as an undergraduate in the 1990s. Searching for perspective on our current social and political climate regarding women, I decided to revisit the novel with my students. more

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The abuse of power in these situations goes beyond the legal realm. We need the courage to stop being silent witnesses to abuse. more

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With allegations of sexual assault and harassment piling up against Weinstein, activists are working to empower survivors and bring sexual violence to a halt. more

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Of 21 countries ,the U.S. ranks 17th in terms of pay equity. Global organizations aim to remedy the problem; the Trump Administration is moving to make it worse. more

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Over 246 higher education sites are being investigated for Title IX “sexual-violence complaints.” In comparison, over 135 K-12 school districts are currently under investigation for similar complaints. more

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