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Twitter

What role should the social platform play as the feminist movement continues to grow?

Sasha Menu Courey

To curb sexual assault, victims need allies and advocates. Former University of Missouri football player Rolandis Woodland is a model for this.

Woman on a laptop

While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.

A cartoon by Bill Mauldin from the October 24, 1944, issue of Stars and Stripes

When US soldiers venture abroad, women’s bodies can become the occupied territories.

Yes, let’s erase stigma. But feminists, please: let’s not forget to talk about male privilege.

Amman, Jordan

Social media platforms are enabling women to speak out anonymously and show that harassment exists—but that hasn’t resulted in culture change.

Elizabeth Warren

At the current rate of progress, it will take nearly 500 years for women to reach fair representation in government.

Sex worker

Villainizing sex workers won’t improve their lives. Basic labor rights will.

Obama in Cleveland

Like their male counterparts, black and Latina girls and young women suffer from striking racial disparities in education and income.

Blogs

The rest of the developed world has left us in the dust since we enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act in 1993.

February 5, 2013

New data shows families are resorting to ever more drastic measures when faced with unpaid leave.

February 4, 2013

Don’t click for misogyny!

February 4, 2013

There is a special place reserved for the late New York City mayor in gay hell.

February 2, 2013

Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert, chief sponsor of potentially the most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the country, has friends in high places. 

February 1, 2013

Liz Lemon wasn’t the perfect feminist role model, which made her perfect for The Way Women Are Now.

January 31, 2013

Jessica Valenti speaks to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast in Texas about anger, activism, and reproductive rights.

January 30, 2013

On February 14, One Billion Rising will bring women and men across the world together to demand an enduring end to violence against women. Find an event near you.

January 29, 2013

You could call Girls groundbreaking artistic work. You could also say it’s Internet trolling elevated to an art form.

January 28, 2013

Katha’s readers respond to her column on Planned Parenthood’s move away from the label “pro-choice.”

January 28, 2013