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The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy.
At an afternoon of feminist performance art on Brooklyn stoops, eavesdropping was encouraged.
Unfortunately, Justice Rehnquist’s conservative Supreme Court made sure it wouldn't.
Who decides what’s “essential” during a government shutdown?
A new book by Stephen Jimenez tells a very different story about the killing of Matthew Shepard by Aaron McKinney.
Novelist Kate Manning richly reimagines Madame Restell as a defender of women from the horrors of poverty, male privilege and their own physiology.
So why do many LGBT people, and others, feel so deeply about the need to have them?
Thirty-seven years after Congress first ended Medicaid funding of abortion, a new coalition of abortion rights and reproductive justice groups is poised to fight back.
As the wealth gap grows, so have the number of ways a woman can sell her body. What is the cost?
The racist reaction to a South Asian Miss America is a disgrace, but so is the Miss America pageant.
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