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In the spring of 2014, the White House announced a task force on campus gender violence and the Department of Education released the list of then 55 schools under investigation for sexual assault-related violations of Title IX.

In the spring of 2014, the White House announced a task force on campus gender violence and the Department of Education released the list of then 55 schools under investigation for sexual assault-related violations of Title IX. ...

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The Feministing Five: Brittany Luse

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Brittany Luse, co-creator of the podcast “For Colored Nerds” and host of the new podcast “Sampler” by Gimlet Media. We learned about the exciting opportunities in the podcast world, what goes into her shows, and the importance of sharing one’s voice.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Brittany Luse, co-creator of the podcast “For Colored Nerds” and host of the new podcast “Sampler” by Gimlet Media. We learned about the exciting ...

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Quote of the Day: Samantha Bee Reveals Secret to Creating a Diverse Staff

The hilarious Samantha Bee — whose new late-night show Full Frontal, the first ever to be hosted by a woman, premiered last night — brings us what I’ll call the Nike Theory of Increasing Diversity: just fucking do it

The hilarious Samantha Bee — whose new late-night show Full Frontal, the first ever to be hosted by a woman, premiered last night — brings us what I’ll call the Nike Theory of Increasing Diversity: just fucking ...

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On Jill Soloway, Caitlyn Jenner, and the trans representation the media wants

A number of articles critiquing comments Caitlyn Jenner has made about trans people have been published recently. An all too familiar pattern of media representation of trans women is playing out on a more high profile stage than usual:

A number of articles critiquing comments Caitlyn Jenner has made about trans people have been published recently. An all too familiar pattern of media representation of trans women is playing out on a more high profile stage ...

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Chart of the Day: Women get only 2-3 percent of TV sports news coverage

According to the latest update in a 25-year-long study, TV sports news and highlights shows, like ESPN’s SportsCenter, devote under 5 percent of their coverage to women’s sports. That’s actually less than it was back in 1989. 

According to the latest update in a 25-year-long study, TV sports news and highlights shows, like ESPN’s SportsCenter, devote under 5 percent of their coverage to women’s sports. That’s actually less than it was back in 1989. 

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