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College GOP slammed over sexist ‘Say Yes to the Dress’-inspired election ads

The Republican Party has a long history of putting its foot in its collective mouth when it comes to basically issue concerning women. So, it's pretty troubling that the leader…

The continuing ripple effect of the Hobby Lobby decision

From the beginning, the pro-life religious right has been fighting Obamacare's mandate that insurance providers cover contraception. And unfortunately for women's health outcomes, the Obama administration has been caving to…

Men take lead in two major women’s rights issues in recent weeks

Women’s rights are heavily centered on the idea of bodily rights. Not often does the government tell men what to do with their bodies — that is an issue for…

Rape jokes still aren’t funny: Be an ally instead of an enabler

Rape culture compounded by a social media-focused population has culminated in a uniquely dangerous phenomenon. There is a growing proliferation of men and women who are sexual violence enablers. These…

Could single women decide the 2016 election?

In the past several years, the number of unmarried women has increased dramatically in the United States. Due in a large part to better accessibility to higher education and increased…

The Hobby Lobby ruling: A breakdown

Don't want to read the entire Hobby Lobby ruling? That's OK! Here's a breakdown. …

Wendy Davis’s biggest mistake? Running like she could win

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Wendy Davis’s famous filibuster against abortion restrictions. While the 11-hour protest made her a national darling of the Democratic Party, you won’t find language…

Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on abortion clinics more nuanced than it appears

If you're a Supreme Court watcher like me, then the month of June is highly anticipated, as the Court tends to save its juiciest opinions for the final bit of…

#YesAllWomen: Because we have a story to tell

When Elliot Rodger meticulously planned his Day of Retribution, he never could have known that his actions would inspire a social media revolution that empowered women to speak out against…

Stop the one-sided conversation: Dress codes can actually combat ‘rape culture’

Yesterday, I posted a decently ranty blog about a Canadian 15 year old who started a teen-melt down over the "rape culture" perpetuated by her school's dress code, which requires…

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