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Women Now Hold Half of the UN’s Top Leadership Positions

23 of the 44 most senior positions within the U.N., excluding the role of Secretary-General, are now held by women.

It Stops Now: Justice Has Finally Been Served to Larry Nassar’s Victims

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina sentenced Larry Nassar, a now-disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexual assault and abuse by over 160 girls and women, to up to 175 years in prison—telling him she had “just signed [his] death warrant.”

The Top 10 Feminist Moments From the 2018 Golden Globes

Feminists took over this year’s Golden Globes—and it was worth watching.

The Top 10 Feminist Pop Culture Shake-Ups of 2017

2017 certainly qualifies as the year of feminist resistance, punctuated with these memorable, quirky and provocative moments in pop culture.

This Is How We Stop the #MeToo Backlash

While we are seeing some accused men resigning or being fired as of late, in other arenas we are seeing them double-down. We must fight the backlash.

Sexist Attacks Won’t Stop San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz From Speaking Truth to Trump

Trump’s sexist attacks toward the Mayor of San Juan are unsurprising. What is more remarkable—and certainly more impressive—is Cruz’s persistence.

Feminist Fix: Stop Telling Hillary Clinton to Shut Up (And Other Feminist Links)

Billie Jean King looks backward and forward, Munroe Bergdorf moves on from L’Oreal, Kirsten Gillibrand takes on Betsy DeVos, action steps for the week and more feminist news!

A Red Dystopia

Any dystopia that I try to imagine to write about as part of a science fiction future draws from a documented history of the abuse of women in nearly every culture.

25 Feminists Break Down Why We Must #StopBetsy and Stand With Campus Sexual Assault Survivors

Education Secretary Betsy Devos announced plans for a complete overhaul of the Obama-era Title IX rule that outlines procedural protocol for addressing and arbitrating campus sexual assault.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Stop Medical Students from Learning How to Perform Abortions

In a state that already faces a serious shortage of OB-GYNs, Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing a bill that would prohibit faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from training medical residents on how to perform abortions.

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