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The Feministing Five: Erin Schrode

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with feminist activist, environmentalist, and aspiring politician Erin Schrode. At 25, the Marin County Democrat ran for Congress in California’s District 2 this month in the hopes of becoming the youngest woman ever elected to the position. Her dynamic campaign focused on human rights, reproductive health, the future of education and work, and harnessed the power of social media to reach thousands.

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Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Making Performing an Abortion a Felony Crime

While many other state legislatures do their best to make abortion technically legal but utterly inaccessible, dishonestly couching their anti-choice restrictions in the rhetoric of “protecting women’s health” and attempting to walk right up to the line of what’s unconstitutional, Oklahoma isn’t pretending anymore. 

While many other state legislatures do their best to make abortion technically legal but utterly inaccessible, dishonestly couching their anti-choice restrictions in the rhetoric of “protecting women’s health” and attempting to walk right up to the line of what’s unconstitutional, Oklahoma isn’t pretending ...

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Have You Experienced Sexism in the Medical System? Share Your Story!

Regular readers might have noticed that I haven’t been writing here at Feministing quite as frequently as usual over the last several months. That’s because I’ve been working on a book (my first!) about sex and gender bias in the American medical system.

Regular readers might have noticed that I haven’t been writing here at Feministing quite as frequently as usual over the last several months. That’s because I’ve been working on a book (my first!) about sex and gender ...

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At Hampshire College’s commencement, Reina Gossett asks, “What do we want to grow?”

Do you have student loans, after suffering violence or other forms of discrimination in school? Take Know Your IX’s survey.

At Hampshire College’s commencement, Reina Gossett asks, “What do we want to grow?”

Do you have student loans, after suffering violence or other forms of discrimination in school? Take Know Your IX’s survey.

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Three Stereotypes Black Women Are Still Fighting

Listen. I’m so glad Franchesca Ramsey is heading this series for MTV. Her weekly videos cover relevant concepts and ideas with clarity and precision, and last week’s video “3 Black Female Stereotypes that Need to Die” was no different.

Listen. I’m so glad Franchesca Ramsey is heading this series for MTV. Her weekly videos cover relevant concepts and ideas with clarity and precision, and last week’s video “3 Black Female Stereotypes that Need to ...

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