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The magazine walks into a trap labeled "political correctness," "left-wing anti-Semitism" and "multiculturalist Islam love."

It's like one big family squabble among feminists, activists and post-civil-rights-era voters.

They just don't make women politicians like Bella Abzug anymore.

The antiabortion movement has found a new face to exploit for political gain. And it's male.

Improving the sorry state of US reproductive health policy requires serious shifts within the women's movement and the abortion rights movement.

Advocates of African-Americans and women achieve more by working together than by fighting.

The oppression of Muslim women is a major theme among the Islamofascistly aware. If only they felt the same about other women on earth.

David Horowitz serves up a witch's brew of Cheney-style anti-jihadism, mixed with anti-feminism and a sour dash of anti-Semitism.

A conversation with the author and Feministing.com founder about why the next wave of feminist activism will take place online.

Blogs

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

In the eyes of Texas, one woman is now nothing more than a machine.

January 10, 2014

Monetary policy is a feminist issue—and Janet Yellen has an opportunity to change some of the Fed’s basic values.

December 20, 2013

Society gives women little room to make mistakes, but their aversion to risk taking may pay off for companies’ bottom lines.

November 26, 2013

A woman in the US is raped every two minutes; journalists need to learn how to talk about that appropriately.

October 25, 2013

Texas is a case study in the disastrous consequences of the Supreme Court’s decision that invalidated a key section of the Voting Rights Act.

October 23, 2013

Amid pressure from progressive and women's right organizations, President Obama has nominated Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve. 

October 9, 2013