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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

It’s time white women drop the practice of authenticating—and profiting from—the experiences of women of color. 

August 16, 2013

What's the bigger threat to American women: Republican policies or Anthony Weiner's sexual indiscretions?

August 13, 2013

As abortion access becomes increasingly limited in some states and countries, providing generous health and welfare provisions for women and children is vital.

August 13, 2013

The fake clinics posing as “crisis pregnancy centers” lie to women and shame them, and are supported by extreme politicians and sometimes even taxpayer dollars.

August 8, 2013

The personal is also political for husbands.

August 8, 2013

Because we have more important things to worry about. 

August 2, 2013

We can no longer afford to leave black women’s experiences out of the narrative anti-black racism in the United States. 

August 1, 2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s seeking medical help for allegations of sexual harassment redirects our attention away from the real psychological and social harm that his victims experience.

July 30, 2013

Republican leaders want to ban abortions after twenty weeks, but they don’t realize that many women need late abortions because GOP policies prevent them from getting the care they need earlier.

July 29, 2013

A big book deal isn't the only way.

July 26, 2013