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Abortion Activists

After November 4, America could follow Texas down a very anti-woman path.

UC Berkeley

California’s affirmative consent law isn’t actually all that radical.

The line between respecting civil liberties and protecting victims is anything but clear.

What is wrong with the men at the helm of the movement?

Who today would argue publicly that women aren’t funny?

Columbia Library

Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies face indifference—or worse—from administrators.

Ida B. Wells

Black women have made connections between their struggles and those of black men since the 1800s.

Girls for Gender Equity

Black girls face daunting odds, too. Why does My Brother’s Keeper neglect their struggles?

Sex work protest

The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

Blogs

It's important for women to have access to egg freezing if they want it, but it's a terrible solution to the fact that our society makes it so hard to parent and work.

October 16, 2014

A new report suggests that racial disparities in women’s health are aggravated by states’ refusal to expand Medicaid.

October 14, 2014

What is said off the cuff, even in front of an audience full of women, gives us insight into what women are still up against in the tech industry.

October 13, 2014

The stalking, harassment and defaming of women online shows the importance of cyber civil rights. 

October 10, 2014

Clinics in Texas that were recently forced to stop providing abortions because of sweeping new regulations have filed an emergency appeal to the court.

October 7, 2014

The courts want to offer sex workers “compassion”—but maybe agency would be more useful.

October 6, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

Why are we setting diversity goals based on the 1980 census?

October 1, 2014

Bolling apologized, he said, because his wife gave him “the look.” Sounds sincere to us!

September 26, 2014

Roxane Gay talks about rewriting the rules of feminism.

September 26, 2014