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Disrupting the Solitude of Women

How women abort when it is forbidden—and the networks that help them.

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Negotiating Safety: Healing Through a Contact Sport

There are so many ways that people negotiate the world—but being hit on a regular basis tends to be far from the expected norm.

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Now We Persist, Resist—and Win

Hostile sexism will make us resist and keep resisting. Hostile sexism will make us persist and keep persisting.

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10 Books Every Feminist Should Read This Year

Since Trump has ushered in a new wave of woman-hating, feminists should delve back into the consciousness-raising and resistance that result from reading books.

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Daisies in the Age of Trump

The two Maries seem precisely the opposite of all the fear and worry that I’d felt in the Women’s March.

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Planned Parenthood Saved My Life

I don’t know what would have happened to me had I not gone into Planned Parenthood that day. I’m grateful I never got the chance to find out because their doors were open to me when I needed them the most.

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The Handmaid’s Tale: Fiction or Prediction?

The Handmaid’s Tale portrays a future world that takes the current attacks on women’s freedoms to a frightening conclusion—and shows us the importance of remaining vigilant and persistent.

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#ShePersisted—And So Do Women Leaders Across the Country

“She persisted.” That’s exactly what women elected officials across the country like Elizabeth Warren are doing to resist sexist, racist and bigoted policies that the new administration is trying to implement.

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NEWSFLASH: Workers Protest Labor Secretary’s Nomination Nationwide

Thousands of fast-food workers today mobilized in over two dozen cities across the country to demand that Andrew Puzder withdraw his nomination from President Donald Trump to lead the Labor Department.

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India’s First Women’s Mosque Goes Solar

Shaista Ambar’s initiative is an example to follow—not only for women in India, but for those around the world.