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Against Bystanding

These are only two of countless other stories of women being abused in public, while bystanders look on. In too many places, it is unsafe to be a woman (or a trans or non-binary person). Doing nothing — standing by — is its own violence.

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The First Debate Didn’t Mention Abortion Even Though The Theme Was “Prosperity, Direction & Security”

The first presidential debate Monday night mentioned many controversial things: stop-and-frisk policy, Donald Trump’s history of bankruptcy, and even Hillary Clinton’s appearance. But one topic the debate didn’t address was abortion.

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We Heart: These 5 Emma Watson Quotes on Campus Equality

Emma Watson recently delivered a powerful speech at the UN General Assembly focused on issues of gender inequality facing women on college campuses around the world—an issue that is more relevant than ever. Here are our five favorite quotes from that speech.

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New Study Shows That For Women, Guns Still Offer More Danger Than Protection

Their conclusion? “For women in America, guns are not used to save lives, but to take them.”

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Meet the Activist Who Just Launched the Nation’s First Trans Employee Job Placement Program

Ms. talked to transgender activist Michaela Mendelsohn about her launch of the California Transgender Workplace Project.

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WATCH: Andi Zeisler and Roxane Gay on “Bad” Feminism

The Hammer Museum at UCLA hosted Roxane Gay and Andi Zeisler last week for a conversation on feminism, politics and intersectionality.

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The We Won’t Wait Summit’s Intersectional Women’s Agenda

The We Won’t Wait Summit crafted an intersectional women’s agenda centering race, class and labor issues.

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She Stood With Mizzou: A Conversation with Dr. Melissa Click

For better and for worse, since walking the talk and putting her body where her ideology was, Melissa Click’s life has never been the same.

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Activists Want Women at the Center of the 2016 Presidential Debates

UltraViolet began a campaign to highlight a lack of discussion surrounding women’s issues and women moderators at presidential debates.

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How We Changed the Conversation on Safe Sex at Our High School

As a Latina, I have been taught that I am more likely to have a child in high school than to go off to college. That’s why I spent the last two years fighting fighting stigma and social norms in pursuit of a simple, but revolutionary, conversation-sparking tool: A condom machine.