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  • Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement

    Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement
    As women, there’s a universal experience that binds us: that of being and experiencing life as the lesser gender. Not lesser by virtue, mind you, but by supposition. History dictates the sway, and men continue their rule. As feminists (the ones...
  • Feminists in a digital age pay a steep psychological price

    Feminists in a digital age pay a steep psychological price
    Jessica Valenti is one of the most successful and visible feminists of her generation. As a columnist for the Guardian, her face regularly appears on the site's front page. She has written five books, one of which was adapted into a documentary, since...
  • Amy Schumer, queen of sex jokes, is ready to rule Chicago

    Amy Schumer, queen of sex jokes, is ready to rule Chicago
    Eight years ago, comedian Amy Schumer was begging for just one laugh at a Schaumburg comedy club. And this was after she placed fourth on "Last Comic Standing." Fast-forward to 2015, when Schumer is not only writing and starring in a hit TV show, but...
  • Emma Watson talks feminism, 'raging' anger over nude photo hoax

    Emma Watson talks feminism, 'raging' anger over nude photo hoax
    Emma Watson has responded to the threat of nude photos that hackers said they would leak if she continued her crusade for feminism. The U.N. goodwill ambassador for women, who said she was "raging" over the threat, sat for a live interview on Sunday...
  • Memories of Selma and 'Bloody Sunday': 'They came with nightsticks'

    Memories of Selma and 'Bloody Sunday': 'They came with nightsticks'
    They became iconic images of the civil rights movement: A middle-aged black woman tear-gassed and beaten and slumped unconscious on the side of the road. A white Alabama state trooper, billy club in hand, stands above her. In another photo, a young man...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial

    Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial
    This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action," otherwise known as the Moynihan Report. This report, then and now, is a controversial policy paper on the status of the black family and the impact of...
  • Hillary Clinton urges action to achieve women's equality

    Hillary Clinton, a likely U.S. presidential candidate, is urging the world to take action and address "the great unfinished business of the 21st century" — the achievement of equality for women that 189 nations called for at a groundbreaking U.N....
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    During the week that was in Latin America, a Chilean woman covered the bottom half of her face with a red scarf at a rally marking International Women's Day, while female police officers in Nicaragua blocked women's rights activists from getting to...
  • 5 feminist activists still detained in China

    Five Chinese feminist activists remained in police custody Monday after authorities detained at least 10 women's rights proponents across the country in the run-up to International Women's Day, according to a Chinese activist. Activist Feng Yuan said the...
  • Swedish minister says Saudis blocked speech to Arab League

    Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says Saudi Arabia has blocked her from speaking to an Arab League meeting in Cairo. Wallstrom was invited to address the meeting on Monday but told Sweden's public radio her speech was canceled because of Saudi...
  • Thousands march in NYC for International Women's Day

    Thousands march in NYC for International Women's Day
    Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women's rights. "Women's rights are human rights!" some shouted amid a cacophony of car horns, drumbeats and police...