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The magazine walks into a trap labeled "political correctness," "left-wing anti-Semitism" and "multiculturalist Islam love."

It's like one big family squabble among feminists, activists and post-civil-rights-era voters.

They just don't make women politicians like Bella Abzug anymore.

The antiabortion movement has found a new face to exploit for political gain. And it's male.

Improving the sorry state of US reproductive health policy requires serious shifts within the women's movement and the abortion rights movement.

Advocates of African-Americans and women achieve more by working together than by fighting.

The oppression of Muslim women is a major theme among the Islamofascistly aware. If only they felt the same about other women on earth.

David Horowitz serves up a witch's brew of Cheney-style anti-jihadism, mixed with anti-feminism and a sour dash of anti-Semitism.

A conversation with the author and Feministing.com founder about why the next wave of feminist activism will take place online.

Blogs

We must recognize how much we’ve accomplished while keeping our sights on everything that still needs to be addressed. 

March 26, 2012

If you had any doubt that Republicans have an even bigger anti-woman agenda than their love of compulsory vaginal probes might suggest, consider Wisconsin’s Senate Bill 507.

March 26, 2012

A new book takes exciting and historic trends a step too far.

March 23, 2012

Electing more African-Americans and women to office will eventually mean more conservatives from both groups.

March 22, 2012

We pay more for the same products and services while making less money.

March 21, 2012

As in the rest of the recovery, women are losing ground while men gain some back.

March 19, 2012

Many women are staying in their jobs when children are first born but cutting back later on.

March 19, 2012

Pundits say Mitt has damaged his brand among women and Latinos. Not so fast. 

March 18, 2012

Jeff Sachs, who promises he’d lead the World Bank to a new era, proposes more of the same—plus population control. That’s taking us to a new era of Malthus.

March 16, 2012

One step forward, one step back: a mix of optimism and struggle.

March 16, 2012