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Why are we sending so many women to prison?

The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage.

Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations.

WTF of the week: many young girls think that sexual assault is the norm.

Dear political media: please be way less wrong about Hillary Clinton’s future grandchild

Women are still underrepresented and underappreciated in the media start-up world, but they’re founding their own digital media companies.

New study shows that half of all teens behind bars in NYC have suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Adrianne Wadewitz, one of Wikipedia’s most prolific and influential editors, has died.

The secret anti-abortion law that’s sweeping America.

Navigating the public school system with a disabled child.

Today is the 15th anniversary of the Columbine shootings.

Beyond Benetton ads: what does “diversity” really mean at colleges?

The faces behind America’s food stamp program.

American University frat emails exposes rape culture.

San Francisco’s housing crisis, explained.

In Mongolia, introducing young women into the art of the eagle hunting tradition.

The 10th anniversary of Mean Girls.

Sia: the life behind our favorite pop songs.

A debate on Twitter has led the University of Michigan to increase black enrollment.

“They don’t care if we freeze”: how New York’s billionaires are destroying the affordable housing market.

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When Courtney’s not Feminst-ing, she’s chasing down couples to take their pictures for her project/movement “Queer in Public” (www.queerinpublic.tumblr.com). At all other times, she’s the Chief of Staff at The OpEd Project. She likes mountains, beer, karaoke, swimming and people watching.

When Courtney’s not Feminst-ing, she’s chasing down couples to take their pictures for her project/movement “Queer in Public” (www.queerinpublic.tumblr.com). At all other times, she’s the Chief of Staff at The OpEd Project. She likes mountains, beer, karaoke, swimming and people watching.

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Feministing Reads: What Why I Am Not A Feminist Gets Wrong About Feminism

In her new book, Why I Am Not A Feminist (Melville House, 2017), Jessa Crispin lambasts the contemporary feminist movement for its supposed lack of criticality and nuance. It’s particularly disappointing, then, that Why I Am Not A Feminist provides neither.

In her new book, Why I Am Not A Feminist (Melville House, 2017), Jessa Crispin lambasts the contemporary feminist movement for its supposed lack of criticality and nuance. It’s particularly disappointing, then, that Why I Am Not ...

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Sessions Shows Us (Again) That He’s Not Fit to be Attorney General

Surprising no one, last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back critical civil rights protections by stating that the federal government would “pull away” from monitoring police departments engaging in systematic abuses of power.

Surprising no one, last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back critical civil rights protections by stating that the federal government would “pull away” from monitoring police departments engaging in systematic abuses of power.