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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

Sexist practices once reserved for female employees have now spread throughout the whole economy.

February 21, 2013

Nineteen years after the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, we need to reauthorize. We also need to do more.

February 15, 2013

The lies we tell about domestic violence are killing women.

February 15, 2013

Domestic workers could get left out of the fast track and even the slow track for citizenship, but there are ways to include them in reform.

February 12, 2013

As we mark the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, how far have we come? And how far do we have to go?

February 6, 2013

Kathryn Jean Lopez is disappointed that the first lady holds Beyoncé in such high regard. Even if she didn’t, that wouldn’t stop the racist and sexist attacks aimed at her.

February 5, 2013

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

New allegations at UNC remind us how bad our campus rape problem really is.

January 18, 2013

Victim-blaming is the ultimate reminder of how little women matter.

January 11, 2013