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Obama should make gender equality a keystone of his presidency--and the economic stimulus is a great place to start.

God's gift to journalism--and to feminism.

CNN's Campbell Brown slams the McCain campaign for barring their own VP pick from speaking with reporters, a move Brown calls unequivocally 'sexist'.

Her politics are detestable, but can we take a moment to recognize that Sarah Palin is one tough woman?

Ten tough questions for Sarah Palin. Really tough.

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.

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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

Domestic workers make up a growing part of the global workforce—working under some of the worst conditions.

January 10, 2013

Involuntary mental health care and police profiling will not make the United States safer.

December 28, 2012

Why letting go of being liked is so hard—but so necessary—for women.

November 29, 2012