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CNN’s Candy Crowley Will Be First Female Presidential Debate Moderator In 20 Years

Good news! The Presidential Debate Commission announced today that Candy Crowley of CNN will be the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in 20 years. Crowley is CNN’s chief…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2012 - 12:20 pm

“There Are No Feminists On My Team,” Says U.S. Women’s Basketball Coach

The U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team coach Geno Auriemma has said that “there are no feminists on my team … we’re not running around burning our bras trying to…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Being A Sikh Feminist

In light of this weekend’s tragic shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, we thought our readers would be interested to learn more about this religion. We reached

Tarnjit Kaur | August 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Madonna Speaks Out For Pussy Riot At Moscow Concert

Last night at her concert in Moscow, Madonna appealed for the release of Pussy Riot, a feminist punk band which has been jailed for five months after speaking out publicly…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2012 - 11:20 am

A Woman’s Guide To Hasidic Street Harassment

Living in New York City means getting used to street harassment. In the past few years, my name has been Baby, Sexy, Bitch, and Hey You, Why Don’t You Smile?

Lilit Marcus | August 8, 2012 - 9:00 am

Olivia Munn Addresses That Long Ago Controversy About Her Being On “The Daily Show”

“With ‘The Daily Show,’ I felt like [people criticizing her] were only satisfied when everyone fit into a certain box. “Pretty and stupid” — one box. “Smart and funny” —…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2012 - 3:20 pm

The Soapbox: The Thing That Is Funny About Rape

Wouldn’t it be funny if the boys that photographed themselves assaulting Savannah Dietrich got raped right now? Also, that priest, Monsignor Lynn, who is going to serve three to six…

Jennifer Baumgardner | July 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Male Veterans Get Job Training, Female Veterans Get Knitting Class

A North Carolina ministry has been hit with a sex-discrimination complaint after it was found that it provides job training services in fields like truck driving and culinary arts…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: Rapists Know The Answer Is “No”

Despite endless work by anti-sexual violence activists trying to change the narrative, the myth persists that rapists —at least so-called “date rapists” — are men who got a little out…

Amanda Marcotte | July 27, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Why Are Feminists And Gay Rights Activists Boycotting Hyatt Hotels?

Feminist groups have joined together to fight for the rights of thousands of workers within Hyatt hotels. Organizations including the National Organization for Women, the National Gay and Lesbian Task…

Daley Quinn | July 24, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Theme Park Gives Discount To Women In Miniskirts

A theme park in Guilin, China is giving a discount to women if they wear a skirt shorter than 38 centimeters. Merryland Resort’s Love Miniskirts discount runs for the next two…

Daley Quinn | July 21, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Adorable 8-Year-Old Adorably Explains Why Being A Girl Rocks

I can’t handle the cuteness: the eight-year-old daughter of a Reddit user penned this adorable answer to a writing prompt about why it’s cool to be a girl. She says:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm
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