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Op-Ed: Rape is Not a Weapon of War: Rape is a Symptom of Misogyny

By Lindsay Cortwright Jeanne was attacked by 10 militia members in her home, in a village, just outside of Burnia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They raped her, one after the other while her child cried in the background. When … Continue reading

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ACLU Files Additional Challenge to NC’s Amendment One

Amendment One is being challenged and there is a chance that marriage for same-sex couples will soon be legalized in North Carolina. I really hope that this happens, it breaks my heart that we are still having to fight for equality. http://equalitync.org/latest/news/aclu_files_additional_challenge_to_amendment_one/ … Continue reading

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“Ask Her When She’s Sober”

One of my favorite unorthodox websites to visit when I have a few moments to spare time is “cracked”. Now, for those of you who are unfamiliar with the website, go take a look and I guarantee you will be … Continue reading

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Another Dove Ad and Experiment: The Beauty Patch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EGDMXvdwN5c Dove has a new ad about its experiment on the “beauty patch.” Supposedly they recruited a group of women and told them they were going to wear a patch that would enhance their perceptions of themselves and make them … Continue reading

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Women/Feminists in the Workplace

I have always found it interesting that in theory women want to better our standing as a sex, but often struggle to work together to be able to do so.  There are sayings all over the internet about this.  One … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Day, April 8

President Obama is pushing Congress to pass equal pay legislation. While gender discrimination in pay was banned by law in 1963, the sad reality is that women still earn on average 77 cents to every dollar earned by men. For … Continue reading

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Are Women Easy Targets in Politics?

I’m sure most of you have heard about the recent scandal surrounding New Jersey governor Chris Christie. In case you haven’t, the scandal refers to the massive gridlock that happened last September when lanes were closed to the entrance of … Continue reading

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Makeup Makes a Difference

These two videos made me happy, and I believe that everyone should see it. Each one shows a beautiful woman taking off her makeup. Each one is heartfelt and heart warming. These videos, even though they are unconventional ads, make … Continue reading

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Law and Order SVU: Downloaded Child

The newest episode of SVU really touched my heart. The story begins with a child screaming for help, as she had gotten tangled up in her butterfly costume on the third floor balcony, and was very close to falling to … Continue reading

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My Milk or My Job?

  I never truly understand why people take a very natural thing out of content. I though we live in a nation where it was okay to be a mother.  In recent news a woman was forced to resign from … Continue reading

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