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Wedding ring

Research says yes. So why are conservative policy makers pushing marriage as a panacea for poverty?

Buffer zone

At oral argument, members of the Supreme Court seemed suspicious that a thirty-five-foot buffer was necessary for safe entrance to reproductive health facilities.

Preventing further sexual and economic violence will require a more equitable distribution of resources within the country and the hemisphere.

Gay rights protest

An alliance is born between anti-gay, anti-abortion American groups and the Russian Orthodox Church.

Amid the bad news for women, the year had its bright moments.

With Duck Dynasty, A&E has a golden opportunity to get real.

When Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, R. Kelly and capitalism killed sexual liberation.

Islamic feminists

Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it.

Blogs

Did women’s silence on “private” issues like abortion and sexual assault tank the GOP?

November 8, 2012

Women voters said “buh-bye” to extreme GOP misogynists.

November 7, 2012

Women will head to the polls tomorrow strongly in favor of government spending and protections.

November 5, 2012

As governor, Romney worked against gay adoption and anti-bullying efforts. 

October 29, 2012

Message from America to low-income women: you’re not mothers, you’re just moochers.

October 29, 2012

It’s not about the sex—it’s about the emotion.

October 26, 2012

Lena Dunham’s Obama ad wasn’t the “first time” someone made a double entendre about voting.

October 26, 2012

It's still unclear whether the GOP candidate would support anti-discrimination legislation. 

October 24, 2012

New evidence proves the sexist “mommy track” myth wrong.

October 24, 2012

The GOP candidate airbrushed his record on gay rights to win an endorsement from the only Republican LGBT organization. 

October 23, 2012