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Editorial

Why Other Women Should Stop Judging My Gaming (And Join In Instead)

By Ana Urena On July 23, 2014

I usually like to end  my days with pre-poo wash on my hair, a clay mask on my face, and a PlayStation remote in hand. When asked by my (female) co-workers what… Read More

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Is Instagram Deleting Women For Being Fat?

By Lili Safon On July 23, 2014

Recently, the social media app Instagram has been under major scrutiny. As the site attempts to maintain a comfortable environment for its users, it ends up deleting profiles it had no right… Read More

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Editorial

What I’ve Learned From the Media Coverage of Hillary Clinton

By Marley Davis On July 22, 2014

All eyes and ears are on Hillary Clinton as she decides if she wants to run for President of the United States. While she’s making her decision, the media has already begun… Read More

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College

With More Latina Women Enrolling in College, What Barriers Do They Still Face?

By Regina Monge On July 22, 2014

As the rate at which Latinas enroll in college increases, it becomes increasingly important to address the barriers that exist for Latinas who are able to access college educations. As a Latina who has… Read More

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Miss World vs Miss World Muslimah: What’s the Difference, Anyway?

By Zara Bennett On July 21, 2014

Women have been competing with one another to be the most beautiful for centuries. Beauty pageants like Miss World and Miss World Muslimah have been established based on the notion that there is… Read More

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Editorial

5 Easy Ways to Be an Activist For Social Change

By Amber Logsdon On July 21, 2014

When the word “activism” comes to mind, one might immediately start envisioning grand rallies like Occupy Wall Street, and leading large, countrywide campaigns that incites social or economic change. While those dreams may… Read More

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Editorial

Has “Feminist” Become a Bankrupt Term?

By Kathryn Dehler On July 21, 2014

This morning, I read a piece published by The Atlantic, called “Sex Tape: Silly, NSFW, and Totally Feminist.” The tagline identified the film in question, Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz and Jason… Read More

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Current Events

Why I Gave Blood For the Gay Men Who Can’t

By Becca Costello-Thomas On July 17, 2014

On Friday, July 11, thousands of people donated blood. Although blood donations are collected nearly every day in the United States, this particular day was special: People donated in an effort to… Read More

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Editorial

Have Our Strides Toward Workplace Equality Made it Harder to Break the Glass Ceiling?

By Renata Ramsini On July 16, 2014

It may seem counter-intuitive, but the great strides made by women in the workplace over the past four decades have, to some extent, actually made it more difficult to affect the next… Read More

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Culture

Why Beyoncé Might Be Feminism’s Most Important Asset

By Samantha Gabriele On July 16, 2014

Last week I ventured out to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to see the king and queen of music in their joint summer concert, the On the Run Tour. As a huge… Read More

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Editorial

Dear MRAs: No, Feminists Don’t Want to Make You Our Man Slaves

By Rachel Kinnard On July 15, 2014

About two weeks ago, I wrote a piece on Men’s Rights Activists and the conference one MRA group recently held. In a surprise to nobody, myself included, a bunch of MRAs flocked… Read More

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Editorial

I Was Sexually Harassed at Wal-Mart, So I Holla’d Back

By Michelle Cason On July 15, 2014

A few weeks ago I was strolling through the aisles of a local Wal-Mart when I heard a man behind me mumbling. At first I thought he was on the phone or talking to himself, but… Read More