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Connie Britton and Kirstin Gillibrand

Um, how did I not know that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Connie Britton were roommates in the ’80s?

The gender gap in biking

Our own Katherine Cross was in this months’s Bitch Magazine talking sex and sexuality in the world of erotic roleplaying.

VICE News investigated the misleading practices used by crisis pregnancy centers.

Jesus. There was a bomb threat targeted at Anita Sarkeesian at last March’s Game Developers Choice Awards.

One of Cassandra Koss’s life goals was to make her Fox News-watching conservative dad into “a hard-core feminist.” After she unexpectedly died, he endowed a gender studies center in her name.

The most feminist moments in sci-fi history.

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Feministing Jamz: Mz. 007 – Important

our mudflap girl, jammin on her headphones

How good is it to see a talented woman of color who is big, claiming her fatness with power, and talking about how she’s not only important but GORGEOUS?  Read More »

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Are we listening to Syrian women?

Nada, a Syrian refugee, is wearing hijab and speaking, with quote:  "We ask for humanity - for people to treat us like human beings."

In the ongoing crisis in Syria, we’ve rarely heard from mainstream media sources about how Syrian women have been experiencing this violence, and the ways that gender-based violence is impacting their lives in this time of crisis. Read More »

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5 things that are people according to the impeccable logic of Senator Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham, US Senator from South Carolina and Expert on Pregnancy, defended the 20-week abortion ban he’s introduced in Congress by noting that parents sometimes sing to their fetuses. Ergo: fetuses are people.  Read More »

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Watch: A Ray Rice-inspired makeup tutorial

I’ll admit that the first few times I saw this Ray Rice makeup tutorial shared, I was skeptical. Maybe I just wasn’t quite ready to find the dark humor in a story that, as Mychal wrote last week, has revealed just how much some people hate women. But comedian Megan MacKay’s video is really very well done.

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