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Hillary Clinton in a pink suit speaking at the 1995 Conference in Beijing.

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Since Muhammad Ali passed away last week, I’ve been grateful for how many people have come forward not only to reflect on his greatness, but to place that greatness in its proper context.

Since Muhammad Ali passed away last week, I’ve been grateful for how many people have come forward not only to reflect on his greatness, but to place that greatness in its proper context.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Conference's morning general session at the Verizon Center in Washington March 21, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTSBINR

When the Feminist Establishment Candidate is Further Right than Trump

Hillary Clinton spoke before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference this weekend and rather unsurprisingly proved that on certain matters of human rights—namely those of women in the Global Southshe is even more conservative than Donald Trump himself.

Hillary Clinton spoke before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference this weekend and rather unsurprisingly proved that on certain matters of human rights—namely those of women in the Global Southshe is even more conservative than Donald Trump himself.

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Brazilian protesters and Trump supporters: fighting for the same thing?

If you’ve been busy following the wild ride that is the U.S. presidential election, you might not know that Brazil is currently dealing with a similarly scary and extremely polarizing political situation. The scandals coming out of the Brazilian government sound like stories that would come out of the country’s famous novelas – fantastic and dramatic but unbelievable. 

If you’ve been busy following the wild ride that is the U.S. presidential election, you might not know that Brazil is currently dealing with a similarly scary and extremely polarizing political situation. The scandals coming out of the Brazilian ...

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The Feministing Five: Danni Askini

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Danni Askini, current candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives. If elected, Danni would be the first openly trans person to ever serve in the state’s legislature.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Danni Askini, current candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives. If elected, Danni would be the first openly trans person to ever serve in the state’s legislature.

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Chicago says #ByeAnita to State’s Attorney Who Cleared 68 Killer Cops

In 2008, Anita Alvarez became the first woman and first Latina candidate to fill the seat of Cook County’s State’s Attorney. Since then, Alvarez’s office has been accused of multiple cover-ups. She cleared killer cops at least 68 times and took a year to file murder charges against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times.

In 2008, Anita Alvarez became the first woman and first Latina candidate to fill the seat of Cook County’s State’s Attorney. Since then, Alvarez’s office has been accused of multiple cover-ups. She cleared killer cops at least 68 ...

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Video of the Day: ‘SNL’ Political Ad Parody Highlights Racism of Trump Supporters

Saturday Night Live aired a mock political advertisement of Donald Trump voters on Saturday that will give you that one-of-a-kind feeling of wanting to laugh, cry, and vomit all at once. 

Saturday Night Live aired a mock political advertisement of Donald Trump voters on Saturday that will give you that one-of-a-kind feeling of wanting to laugh, cry, and vomit all at once. 

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