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anti-choice protesters

Think anti-abortion crazies are no longer wreaking havoc on clinics and providers? Think again.

In Egypt, as well as in the West, outrage over rampant sexual assault has too often been about political agendas rather than concern for the actual victims.

Child care workers in New Jersey

Women who care for poor kids are often mothers living in poverty themselves.

Adjunct

Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.

SCOTUS

The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.

Everyone knows marriage is gendered. But divorce is where cultural stereotypes become law.

Feminist army in texas

By refusing to give up on a done deal, Texas feminists showed us what the future of pro-choice activism looks like.

Baby bottle

I leaned out when I should have leaned in. But the problem is about much more than individual women’s choices.

FEMEN activists

Where the group was born, in Ukraine, its naked protests made more sense—but in the Muslim world, the message is getting lost in translation.

Supreme Court

The unanimous decision is a victory for patients, women, scientists, doctors, researchers and human kind.

Blogs

No joke: Much of Oz’s matriarchal leanings come straight from a radical American feminist.

March 8, 2013

As long as the ban continues, the theocracy should at least give women access to affordable transportation—but it won’t budge.

March 7, 2013

Here’s how to stay up in a downer world. 

March 1, 2013

Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) voted against both versions of VAWA reauthorization. If only he would explain why.

March 1, 2013

Too often, the defenders of sexism and racism, at the Oscars or in this world, manage to exhaust others right out of the conversation.

February 28, 2013

The PBS documentary Makers captures the heady joy of the feminism’s Second Wave and founders when trying to reckon with the movement's contemporary incarnation.

February 27, 2013

Sexist practices once reserved for female employees have now spread throughout the whole economy.

February 21, 2013

Some anger is legitimate, and Betty Friedan’s, if too narrowly cast, certainly was.

February 17, 2013

Nineteen years after the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, we need to reauthorize. We also need to do more.

February 15, 2013

Will you have access to no-copay birth control under HHS's new regulations?

February 7, 2013