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Agency, Shaving, Bunnies, and Me

I remember the first time I ever shaved. It was my ninth or tenth Easter. The day before, my stepdad had given me a piggyback ride while I was wearing shorts, and I guess he told my mom that I had too much hair on my legs. 1,251 more words

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Facebook Takes A Stand With Free Access To Women's Rights Info In Africa

No one should be denied understanding of their human rights just because they can’t afford a mobile data plan. Now women in Zambia won’t be, as Facebook and… 620 more words

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Sometimes the real world isn’t a very nice place to be. But there are some nicer things in here, like the costumes of Wong Kar Wai movies, tiny corporate logos and a Godzilla sequel in the works. 1,689 more words

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Men Are Feminists Too

This is an important caveat to remember when we talk about the “women’s movement,” or women’s rights: Men can be, and are, feminists too. Too often we focus solely on women and their views on women’s rights, mistakenly believing that all women – and only women – can be involved or aligned with the movement.

Political speak: Planned Parenthood dumps ‘pro-choice’ for ‘women’s health’

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/31/planned-parenthood-strikes-pro-choice-label-in-fav/

Yeah..  I’ve been noticing that term used in the media a lot lately… PP probably hired some marketing team to come up with a term that sounded better to their focus groups of young women.  210 more words