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You go, Ellen Page.

The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America.

“Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?”

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis: why is standing out still a death sentence for black kids in America?

What role do pharmacists play in teenagers’ access to emergency contraception?

Do the Olympics half-ass women’s sports?

You go, Ellen Page.

The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America.

“Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?”

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Consent-themed Valentine’s Day cards are cute, though.

“The revolution will not be cited.”

Lauren Chief Elk on Eve Ensler’s V-Day, Indigenous women, and the myth of shared gender oppression.

More from CIR on forced sterilizations of imprisoned people in California.

A remarkable history of five years of anti-violence organizing at Tufts.

TED backpedals on abortion stance after outrage sparked by Jessica’s piece in The Nation.

Dear Dept. of Labor: you probably don’t need two years to figure out that you should protect trans workers.

Send a STEM lady you love a math-o-gram.

Stop Street Harassment is fundraising for a national survey.

Consent-themed Valentine’s Day cards are cute, though.

“The revolution will not be cited.”

Lauren Chief Elk on Eve Ensler’s V-Day, Indigenous women, and the myth of shared gender oppression.

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Send a Valentine’s Day e-card to your friend, ex, booty call, and more!

Looking for a Valentine’s Day card for a special someone in your life who doesn’t fit neatly into a little Hallmark-approved box in the romantic-industrial complex? You don’t say! Me too. Thankfully, everyone’s favorite sex ed site, Scarleteen, has got us covered.

Looking for a Valentine’s Day card for a special someone in your life who doesn’t fit neatly into a little Hallmark-approved box in the romantic-industrial complex? You don’t say! Me too. Thankfully, ...

Valentine’s Day infographics reveal sharp increase in spending and…infographics

In a very meta way, the Romantic-Industrial Complex is putting a lot of time, money and energy into cutesey infographics demonstrating how much time, money and energy we put into cutesy commercial and materialistic expressions of Valentine’s Day. I should do an infographic on it, but I don’t have the time, money or energy to do so. So, I’ll just show you them.

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In a very meta way, the Romantic-Industrial Complex is putting a lot of time, money and energy into cutesey infographics demonstrating how much time, money and energy we put into cutesy commercial and materialistic expressions of ...

Livestream of Valentine’s day film Xoxosms and panel

Join us at 6pm tonight for a livestream of the film Xoxosms and then panel featuring me and a bunch of really cool people.

Also, if you are in NYC don’t forget about the Occupy Valentine’s Day party.

And if you are not in NY, don’t forget to check out the tumblr.

Happy Occupy Valentine’s Day!

Join us at 6pm tonight for a livestream of the film Xoxosms and then panel featuring me and a bunch of really cool people.

Also, if you are in NYC don’t forget about the Occupy Valentine’s ...

This Valentine’s Day celebrate Purity Day with the Purity Bear

No, this video is not satire. It is real, as the couple explain in a follow up video. The video supports the Day of Purity, “a project of Liberty Counsel and is designed for students of all ages who commit to remain sexually pure until marriage.” The Day of Purity is a response to the “concerted effort in the schools and media to turn our youth away from traditional values.” DOP (I’m going to call it that, from now on) is particularly distressed that:

“the push to experiment at a young age has led to a nationwide phenomena among teen girls knows is bisexual chic–declaring themselves bisexual for attention and because it’s cool. Experimenting with sexuality may be seen as cool but what’s not cool, and ...

No, this video is not satire. It is real, as the couple explain in a follow up video. The video supports the Day of Purity, “a project of Liberty Counsel and is designed for students of ...

#Occupyvday: Love, protest, movies and whiskey

It’s a little bit ironic–I have committed my last year to writing about how relationships and the romantic industrial complex are given too much import in the lives of women and this move has made Valentine’s Day a mega event in my own life. I have spent so much time focusing on how we can rethink the problematic ideas embedded in the romantic story as perpetuated by corporate Hallmark holidays like Valentine’s Day, I have forgotten if I used to get upset about actually being alone on Valentine’s Day. I’m going to take this as not just a sign of progress , but also a sign that for many people it’s not that big of a deal to be alone ...

It’s a little bit ironic–I have committed my last year to writing about how relationships and the romantic industrial complex are given too much import in the lives of women and this move has made Valentine’s Day ...

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