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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.

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.

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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

A new bill would let families on welfare afford this basic necessity. What’s wrong with that?

August 13, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014