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Violence Against Women Act - 21st Anniversary

On September 13, 2015 we commemorate the 21st anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA),  a landmark piece of legislation that continues to improve the lives of millions of women, their families, and the communities that support them.   1,729 more words

Changing Campus Rape Culture, One Bystander at a Time

“I think universities need to accept that this is a problem, rather than thinking it is something that comes up only every once in a blue moon.

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In the pursuit of 21st Century living ...

Today, in this 21st Century life, women still have to demand and or protest for the right to make their own personal health care choices.  It would be in all our best interests to remember the things Romney said about Roe V Wade, Planned Parenthood and to Minorities …including his comments about that 47% he targeted during his Presidential campaign. 330 more words

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How many Bolivians are dying because foodies love quinoa?

By Virginia Heffernan

A long time ago, “Bolivian marching powder” meant cocaine.

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Now it could mean quinoa. Quinoa is a massive crop that for millennia has honed its extraterrestrial nutritional powers in the dizzying altitudes of the Andes. 844 more words

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Some Remarkable YouTube Vids from Julie Borowski and Julia Tourianski, Impressive Women Who Aren’t Feminists and Know Why You Shouldn’t Be, Either

The two video bloggers featured in this post are smarter, in the most important ways it is to be smart, than any of the several brilliant feminists I’ve known. 48 more words

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Conference held for Violence Against Women Act

SOUTH DAKOTA – A conference regarding the Violence Against Women Act and revisions that apply on American Indian reservations was held Tuesday morning at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. 109 more words