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Why Do You #UseTheFWord?

Times have changed, and so have our cultural attitudes toward the word “feminist.”

What a Real Feminist Foreign Policy Looks Like

Building the bricks and mortar of gender equity in other countries isn’t straightforward. But it can be done.

Net Neutrality is a Feminist Issue

Women and people of color are most likely to pay the highest price for the suspension of net neutrality.

Justice for the Women of El Salvador is Long Overdue

In El Salvador, being poor and pregnant means losing your basic rights. Now, the nation’s lawmakers are considering permitting abortion in specific situations.

Q&A: Roxane Gay on Authenticity, Likability and Resistance

“I love when people give a damn and are invested in things, trivial and not. Ambivalence is boring.”

The Future of STEM is Female

Young women and girls held their own in this year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search, a prestigious research competition for high school seniors pursuing STEM.

Postcard from Havana: A Lack of Childcare Leaves Cuban Women in Quandary

Many ordinary Cubans simply cannot afford to have children, and many Cuban women are reluctant to.

A Cruel Attack on Women and the Poor: Six Low-Lights From Trump’s Budget

The Trump Administration today released its FY 2018 budget, calling it “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” Early analysis of the budget, however, shows that it’s anything but.

Disgust, Stigma and the Politics of Abortion

Abortion is an emotionally charged issue—not just for those who oppose it. I find it disgusting that white men continue to believe that they have the knowledge, power and political capital to legislate a simple and safe medical procedure for women.

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