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Tweet Sex education in Mississippi is abysmal. In Texas, the return of the back-alley abortion. The three men convicted in the gang rape of the Mumbai photojournalist have been sentenced to death. Where are the stories about female war veterans? Young black musicians changing the face of classical music. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: There’s even a gender wage gap in babysitting

TweetI honestly can’t decide what pisses me off more–the fact that less than 3 percent of babysitters are men or that the few who are earn more than their female counterparts. Via The Atlantic: As the Priceonomics blog, which compiled the data, points out, it’s pretty amazing that male babysitters out-earn women considering how much cultural bias there is against [...]
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Feministing Jamz: Dancing our way to the revolution with Gordon Voidwell

Tweet Since releasing his Voided Checks mixtape in 2009, Gordon Voidwell  – born Will Johnson – has gotten some really positive attention and approximately one million comparisons to Prince. His latest mixtape, Bad Études, has continued to elicit these comparisons, but Voidwell himself would rather describe it as a postmodernist deconstruction of late ’80s R&B [...]
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#ProFeministMenShould: A Hangout on pro-feminist men in the blogosphere

Tweet In the spirit of International Women’s Day’s 2014 theme, “Inspiring Change,” social justice activists from diverse backgrounds came together this past Saturday to engage in critical dialogue around pro-feminist men and how more men can engage the movement to unlearn patriarchy, stand in solidarity with women, and collectively advocate for social change and gender [...]
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He’s got a big ego — that’s really easily bruised

TweetIt’s a simple common courtesy: two people walk toward a door, whoever gets there first holds the door open for the person. Truly one of the most mundane acts we perform as human beings and should have little effect on our ongoing existential crises. Unless you’re a man, of course. A study conducted by researchers [...]
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