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On the self-titled debut record by punk/dance band Le Tigre, there's a
short song called "Eau d'Bedroom Dancing" that pays tribute to the
timeless tradition of spinning around one's bedroom, al

Their support of Democrats declined in 2002, helping to sink the party's fortunes.

The war between religious fanaticism and secular modernity is fought
over women's bodies.

If single women have been told once, they've been told a thousand times:
Don't think you're ever too successful or too young to have your ovaries
shrivel up and die. Use 'em or lose 'em!

Nature versus nurture was always too simple a formulation. Now, we ask: Is it chance, choice, family, culture, hormones or genes that determine who we are and whom we love?

At a V-Day summit, feminist antiviolence activists shared strategy and gnocchi.

The night after the Bush Administration announced its refusal to grant the United Nations Population Fund $34 million dollars, Jane Roberts was so outraged she couldn't sleep.

Trading in their books for buckets, welfare recipients learn
"responsibility."

Right-wing foundation seeks eligible young women for meaningful,
long-term relationship.

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After tagging Bill de Blasio a “commie,” how will they twist the image of Chirlane McCray?

October 3, 2013

I’m joining NARAL Pro-Choice America as a member of their board of directors, and I’m excited to work with their new initiatives to include young people.

October 2, 2013

Anti-choice Republicans are using the threat of a government shutdown to—surprise, surprise—renew their attacks on women.

September 30, 2013

Spread the word about the new fight for expanded abortion access and the need to repeal the Hyde Amendment. 

September 30, 2013

New Jersey judge says state must allow same-sex marriage. But the Republican governor fights to maintain discrimination.

September 27, 2013

Early Thursday afternoon on the West Coast, Governor Jerry Brown tweeted a message: “Today, I signed a bill to help California’s domestic workers.”

September 26, 2013

Are you having a bad day? It’s probably a feminist’s fault.

September 20, 2013

Under the deal negotiated by Gloria Allred, students get paid for remaining silent. 

September 19, 2013

After the Obama administration's historic announcement that it will expand labor protections to homecare workers, activists will continue to push for further protections for domestic workers on the state level.  

September 17, 2013

The protracted fight to get a more qualified woman nominated over a less qualified man is a perfect parable for how hard achieving diversity really is.

September 17, 2013