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If you haven’t yet, go read @ClinicEscort‘s account of explaining the importance of abortion rights to an Amtrak-full of students heading home from Saturday’s “March for Uterine Conscription” (scroll down to January 26).

The NYT on the BS lawsuits challenging religious groups’ responsibility to provide insurance that covers birth control under the new health care law.

The Boy Scouts are close to ending their ban on gay members and leaders.

In case you haven’t heard, Hillary Clinton might be the next U.S. president.

And her supposed disinterest in running has become a bit less convincing over time.

Family Inequality ranks workplace gender discrimination bills.

Spoiler Alert: What we should learn from Downton Abbey about maternal health.

On queer rights, Obama needs to “translate his words into actions.”

An illustrated guide to famous female soldiers of American history.

Coming soon: a Mean Girls musical!

Tegan and Sara’s new album “Heartthrob” drops tomorrow. Get ready.

Ew.

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

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The Democratic presidential primary is over.

Following her victory in New York, Hillary Clinton could lose every race going forward and still win the primary. To his credit, Bernie Sanders has committed to fighting until the party convention for his progressive platform of increased wages, single-payer healthcare, tuition-free public college, and accountability for Wall Street.

But the de facto end of the primary raises the question: what next?

For many feminists, this election season has been a choice between two disappointingly limited conceptions of justice. Hillary Clinton has been criticized by commentators like Daniel Denvir at Salon for deploying racial and gender justice rhetoric in order to undermine support for