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Hillary's signature attire is one phase in women's power-dressing; Michelle's sheath is another. But the shoes...

His convention speech should draw from the wisdom of black women activists who were the prophets of American democracy.

What does Barack Obama have to say to working-class women? Plenty. But he's got to prove he's willing to listen to their concerns.

Hillary Clinton's moving speech cemented a place for herself and the feminist movement in the unfolding drama of the 2008 presidential election.

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.

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Americans put climate change low on their list of priorities. But consider how poor women fare when we opt out of the conversation.

April 22, 2014

California is known for protecting a woman’s right to choose. Will this be the year the state extends that same right to poor women?

April 8, 2014

The network has long gone after progressive black leaders. Last month it targeted two women far outside the Beltway.

April 2, 2014

Over 100 years after the first International Women’s Day celebrations, women continue to trail behind men by every economic measure.

March 7, 2014

We can’t change the workplace by asking women to lean out. We have to start with men.

February 26, 2014

Don’t let the glowing press around Mizzou distract from the school’s awful response to a rape allegation.

February 12, 2014

What did the critics have to say in 1979? 

February 6, 2014

Our culture will bend over backwards to inject doubt into Dylan Farrow’s harrowing open letter about being sexually assaulted by Allen.

February 3, 2014

Conservatives want to see more marriages, but the government has a poor track record of getting people together.

January 27, 2014

In the wake of the Supreme Court fight over buffer zones, it’s clear that we need something more proactive to protect women and their rights.

January 21, 2014