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GOP candidate claims she can’t be fighting a war on women because she’s…a woman

Tweet In a hilarious painfully awkward campaign ad, Michigan senate candidate Terri Lynn Land argues that her simultaneous female and Republican identities disprove the claim that she’s engaged in a “war on women.” But her whole opposition to the equal pay thing reveals that she is definitely a soldier and she’s definitely not fighting for [...]
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“What you’re doing is attempting to limit my choices, and I don’t appreciate that.”

TweetPhyllis Schlafly has made a long and successful career for herself by telling other women to get back in the kitchen. At this point, the fact that she’s been singing the same anti-feminist tune for decades — not to mention her apparently shameless hypocrisy — makes it a little hard to take her seriously anymore. [...]
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Equal Pay Day Roundup

TweetToday marks the day in the new year when women have finally earned what men made in the previous year. So, more accurately, Unequal Pay Day. The average woman in the US continues to make 77 cents to the dollar, which means the gap hasn’t narrowed all that much since 1963, when women made just 59 cents. The pay gap varies considerably [...]
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Rand Paul says there’s no War on Women because his niece is going to be a veterinarian

Tweet According to Rand Paul, the success of the women in his family proves that if there is a war on women, the women are winning it. It sounds like someone needs to brush up on their Kimberlé Crenshaw, STAT. Tweet
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Quote of the Day: Beyoncé on the myth of gender equality

Tweet “We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn’t a reality yet. Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not [...]
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