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American Hostage Kayla Mueller Was Raped By Islamic State Leader While In Captivity

American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June. The family has just come forward to tell the…

Katrin Higher |

The Soapbox: “American Sniper” Isn’t Really A Film About War

A Republican yahoo made a movie about a Navy SEAL during the Iraq Occupation, and apparently no one foresaw that it would be a total shitshow that would send this…

Chloe Stillwell |

Morrissey Thinks Straight Dudes Are Ruining Everything

“War, I thought, was the most negative aspect of male heterosexuality. If more men were homosexual, there would be no wars, because homosexual men would never kill other men, whereas…

Julie Gerstein |

Must Watch: “Kony 2012″ And The Plight Of Uganda’s Child Soldiers

Joseph Kony is the leader of the Ugandan guerilla group the Lord’s Resistance Army. Kony has been waging war in Uganda for nearly 30 years — fighting a violent and…

Julie Gerstein |

Libyan Woman Says She Was Raped By Qaddafi’s Men, Is Detained At Gunpoint By Government Forces

On Saturday, Libyan woman Eman al-Obeidy walked into a hotel in Tripoli, Libya, populated by foreign journalists in order to let the world know that Col. Moammar Qaddafi’s military forces…

Julie Gerstein |

Hey, Baby, You’re The Bomb

Nothing says “sexy” like nuclear fallout. [Fashion Copious] …

Susannah Breslin |

Would We Still Have War If Women Ran The World?

If you missed The New York Times Magazine’s excellent “Saving the World’s Women” edition focusing on the issues facing women in the developing world, don’t fret! You can still read…

Jessica Wakeman |

War, What Is It Good For? Making Widows

Women in Iraq have it rough. Many have husbands are missing or dead, so they are responsible for taking care of their families, which means more than just putting food…

Catherine Strawn |