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The feminist health manual's message has evolved as its impact has spread globally.

She's managed to smash the myth of innate female moral superiority.

From campus to courtroom, longstanding gains for women are being eroded everywhere you look.

How Hillary Clinton's campaign played the race card--and drove a wedge into the feminist movement.

When it comes to keeping women pregnant and in their place, polygamous Mormons and the Pope have a lot in common.

The war being waged against women in Congo is an act of criminal international misogyny.

Two new books examine the history of the first women's rights campaign.

A new book advocates equality for men and women on the playing field. But is that still a field of dreams?

Just once it would be nice to see a male politician caught in a sex scandal stand up there at a press conference all by himself.

It would be truly tragic if John McCain strolls into the White House while we argue over who has it worse, black men or white women.

Blogs

Colleges around the country are considering adding a third gender option to their student rosters. 

March 4, 2015

The US Department of Justice seeks answers in the wake of a nation-wide sexual assault epidemic on college campuses.

March 2, 2015

A new guide for journalists argues that we get an inaccurate picture of reproductive health issues when we use language carelessly.

January 22, 2015

Despite promises of “zero tolerance” for sex crimes, new reforms and a report showing fewer incidences of assault, members of the military are still being raped, filmed while showering and discouraged from reporting.

December 5, 2014

Flexible scheduling is creating an on-call nightmare for working people.

October 15, 2014

A new report suggests that racial disparities in women’s health are aggravated by states’ refusal to expand Medicaid.

October 14, 2014

The state of California has adopted a new framework of consent for colleges and universities which will have widespread implications for prosecuting sexual assault.

October 14, 2014

VAWA has sparked real progress—but we can do more to ensure that survivors have stable jobs and housing.

September 12, 2014

A new law in Illinois is set to modernize the way bosses deal with pregnant employees.

August 27, 2014

Sexual assault is a persistent problem within police departments.

August 27, 2014