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Jessica Jones, or how to make a TV show about trauma

I was excited but nervous when Marvel and Netflix announced their Jessica Jones series. I knew the source material, knew sexual violence was central to the story, and I was worried about what the adaptation would be.

I was excited but nervous when Marvel and Netflix announced their Jessica Jones series. I knew the source material, knew sexual violence was central to the story, and I was worried about what the adaptation would be.

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The Feministing Five: Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho, the standup comedian, actor, writer, activist, singer-songwriter, mensch, and wedding officiator, is also an unapologetic feminist. Cho is known for using her comedy as a weapon against racism, sexism, and homophobia.

Margaret Cho, the standup comedian, actor, writer, activist, singer-songwriter, mensch, and wedding officiator, is also an unapologetic feminist. Cho is known for using her comedy as a weapon against racism, sexism, and homophobia.

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Quote of the Day: Corporate higher ed in one subject line

This is the actual subject line of an email newsletter Harvard Magazine sent out to alumni on Wednesday, two days after the Association of American Universities released a study that confirms gender violence is rampant on campuses, including Harvard’s:

This is the actual subject line of an email newsletter Harvard Magazine sent out to alumni on Wednesday, two days after the Association of American Universities released a study that confirms gender violence is rampant on campuses, including Harvard’s:

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New study finds that one in 10 male college students have committed rape

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, reporters, and activists ever since.

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, ...

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