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Ain’t She Dead Yet?: Octogenarian Phyllis Schlafly Writes Op-Ed Explaining Why the Gender Wage Gap Is a Good Thing

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO

Phyllis Schlafly is a career woman who built a highly successful career “out of telling other women that they should not have highly successful careers…” Younger women may not know of her—but many women of my Baby Boomer generation cringe when we hear her name. 501 more words

Politics

the man's right to judicial abortion

guys. imagine you had a one night stand with a girl, and you didn’t talk to her again… until 9 months later when she calls you up and says you’re the proud owner of “junior”. 766 more words

Brainwork

Tell Me How It's Fair

Chivalry is dead. Actually it’s not, but I kind of wish it were. Don’t get me wrong – I think being kind to someone is a good thing. 913 more words

Parenthood

List: Stalking

I’ve tried all 50 ways (and then some) to leave my lover and I know every step I take he’ll be watching me. 

List making is usually a comforting and stress-relieving activity for me but today it is ripping my entrails apart. 187 more words

Man, woman, hijra: India recognizes third gender for transgender people(!!!)

Huge news today for non-binary and transgender individuals in India: Indian court ruled today that they would recognize a third gender, or hijras.

For the first time this year, India allowed a third choice on voter registration forms, labeled “other.” According to ABC News, … 344 more words

Kim's Ugly Duckling Story

If you go to our Pinterest board called Ugly Duckling Stories, you will find Kim’s story under the name Maria. However, we are posting it today with her real name. 1,097 more words

Once Upon A Time

Reflections on Free to Be You and Me Turning 40

Last month I mailed a copy of the CD version of Free to Be You and Me, the 1974 musical collection developed by Marlo Thomas to my feminist friend who is having her first baby.  650 more words