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It’s Title IX’s 45th Birthday!

The days of forcing girls to take home economics, while boys take shop, are long gone.

But, in 2017, sexism is alive and well in classrooms all across the country.

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Feministing Reads: A Grace Paley Reader

It’s hard to strike a balance between the self-possession on which depend first principles—mutual responsibility, self-determination, and other such enduring commitments—with the humility to remain genuinely open to new comrades and new stimuli. Good art and good politics require both, or so Grace Paley helps me imagine.

It’s hard to strike a balance between the self-possession on which depend first principles—mutual responsibility, self-determination, and other such enduring commitments—with the humility to remain genuinely open to new comrades and new stimuli. Good art and good ...

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5 Steps to Save the ACA Before It’s Too Late

While everyone’s been distracted by Trump and Russia, Senate Republicans have been crafting their dangerous Obamacare repeal bill behind closed doors — and they want to vote on it by the end of the month. This is not a drill.

While everyone’s been distracted by Trump and Russia, Senate Republicans have been crafting their dangerous Obamacare repeal bill behind closed doors — and they want to vote on it by the end of the month. ...

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DeVos’ Vouchers Could License Discrimination Against LGBTQ Youth

At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley grilled Betsy DeVos on whether her school vouchers plan would prohibit schools receiving vouchers from discriminating against LGBTQ students or on the basis of religion. She refused to give a clear answer. And here’s why: she can’t. Because of a loophole in federal civil rights law, DeVos’ voucher program opens the door to further legalized discrimination against LGBTQ students and girls.

At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley grilled Betsy DeVos on whether her school vouchers plan would prohibit schools receiving vouchers from discriminating against LGBTQ students or on the basis of religion. She ...

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