Rand Paul

Rand Paul says first female president is no biggie because women are “kicking butt”

I’d say a good strategy for the Dems at this stage in the 2016 presidential race would be to just keep asking Rand Paul to talk about women. Here he is attempting to brush off the significance of potentially electing a woman to the presidency for the first time in this nation’s history. 

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Karnes moms to renew hunger strike

Last week 78 immigrant mothers took part in a hunger strike and work stoppage to call attention to the inhumane treatment that families are receiving in Karnes Immigrant Detention Facility. Today, 10 women are resuming the strike, refusing all services for another week and calling for their release. 

Last week 78 immigrant mothers took part in a hunger strike and work stoppage to call attention to the inhumane treatment that families are receiving in Karnes Immigrant Detention Facility. Today, 10 women are resuming the strike, refusing all ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Oklahoma has now followed Kansas‘ lead in banning the most common second-trimester abortion procedure.

Columbia activists projected “Rape Happens Here” and “Columbia Has A Rape Problem” across the university library’s facade. 

Oklahoma has now followed Kansas‘ lead in banning the most common second-trimester abortion procedure.

Columbia activists projected “Rape Happens Here” and “Columbia Has A Rape Problem” across the university library’s facade. 

Rye Silverman

Modcloth spotlights transgender comedian Rye Silverman

Since I outgrew my stars and stripes two-piece that I wore pretty much every day of the summer when I was 8 and 9, I’ve never found a bathing suit that made me feel comfortable and fabulous and willing to be photographed.

Since I outgrew my stars and stripes two-piece that I wore pretty much every day of the summer when I was 8 and 9, I’ve never found a bathing suit that made me feel comfortable and ...

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On Equal Pay Day, a 1970s Batgirl could teach today’s GOP a lesson about equal pay

I guess it’s utopian of me to think that today’s politicians and mainstream media would be as radical as a Batgirl from a 1970’s Department of Labor PSA. But a girl, bat or otherwise, can dream, can’t she? Either way, it’s Equal Pay Day! 

I guess it’s utopian of me to think that today’s politicians and mainstream media would be as radical as a Batgirl from a 1970’s Department of Labor PSA. But a girl, bat or otherwise, can dream, can’t ...

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Watch: Jon Stewart on Rolling Stone

At this point everyone and their mother have weighed in on the now infamous Rolling Stone story on rape at UVA. But Jon Stewart has a commentary on the whole debacle that’s so on point, everyone but Rolling Stone is giving it five stars.

At this point everyone and their mother have weighed in on the now infamous Rolling Stone story on rape at UVA. But Jon Stewart has a commentary on the whole debacle that’s so on point, ...

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