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Stop listening to high school students tell you what ‘rape culture’ is

So there's this brand, spanking new phenomenon rolling around the Internet and it looks like white, suburban teenagers bitching about things. And while that broad idea is probably as old…

Bachmann featured in women’s history museum she slammed as radically feminist

Everyone already knows that Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has a pretty thin Congressional resume. Given her complete lack of success getting any of her bills passed — or even through committee…

Huckabee: Dems say women need government to ‘control their libido’

In today's segment of "Mike Huckabee says something offensive" I bring you his miraculous speech at a meeting of the Republican National Committee on Thursday.…

Blurred facts in Wendy Davis bio don’t make her less compelling

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis is an impressive woman. She is a charismatic Harvard-educated attorney and prodigious fundraiser with an ability to energize the state’s Democratic base better than anyone…

Black Friday boycott: Macy’s urged Rick Perry to oppose equal pay For Texas women

Are you out taking advantage of Black Friday deals today? Perhaps you should avoid Macy's. Earlier this fall, Gov. Rick Perry (Texas) vetoed legislation that would have allowed women in…

Judge blocks part of restrictive Texas abortion law

Less than 24 hours before the law would have taken affect, a federal judge in Texas blocked an important part of the state's restrictive new abortion law on Monday and…

Wendy Davis 2014: She won’t win, but she’ll change Texas politics

Reports are out that famed-filibusterer and Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Texas) will be running for governor in 2014. An official statement is slated to come out next week. While her run…

Wendy Davis tells Dems she’ll run for governor

Texas Senator Wendy Davis has begun to inform top Democrats that she will run for governor in 2014, Politico has reported. While Davis's staff is tight-lipped about the decision, Davis…

Celebrating the 83rd anniversary of women’s suffrage

Yesterday was the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which, when ratified in 1920, prohibited any U.S. Citizen from being denied the right to vote based on their sex. This constitutional…

Lessons in democracy from Texas’ abortion debate

During last week’s special session, pro-life legislators in Texas managed to pass one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Nominally, the bill restricts procedures after 20 weeks…

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