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Taylor Swift Doesn’t Consider Herself A Feminist

Wendy Stokesby:

The Daily Beast: Do you consider yourself a feminist? Taylor Swift: I don’t really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I was …

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Relationships Mommie Dearest: Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Lose Their Jobs

Wendy Stokesby:

For all intents and purposes, I had a pretty textbook pregnancy. Nothing out of the ordinary occurred, but that also didn’t mean it was all rainbows …

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911 Dispatcher Saves A Woman’s Wedding

Wendy Stokesby:

When Amanda, from Kent, Washington, began sobbing on the phone to a 911 dispatcher named Candice about her wedding dress that had been stolen on her …

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5 Things To Know About Military Sexual Assault Hearings

Wendy Stokesby:

Here are five things you should know about the military’s sexual assault problem. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the proposal to shift the power to decide …

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Pregnant Women Really Do Not Belong In Public, Turkish Leader Sensibly Points Out

Wendy Stokesby:

You know what is just the worst? When pregnant ladies go out in public. Yeah, their selfless maternal giving and their miracle of life — it …

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“Ladies,” “Guys” — What Should We Call A Group Of Women?

Wendy Stokesby:

A few years ago, I felt very pleased with myself when I emailed a group of activists and addressed them as “ladies.” I knew they were …

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Guy Accused Of Sexual Misconduct At College, So His Mom Pens Victim-Blaming Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Wendy Stokesby:

The Wall Street Journal is about as publicity stunt-y as The New York Times’ Style section in terms of publishing articles guaranteed to kick up a fuss. But …

Love & Sex

26 Italian Women Having Affairs With Priests Ask Pope To End Celibacy Vow

Wendy Stokesby:

It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: Twenty-six women wrote a letter to the Pope …  But it’s a reality reported by the site Vatican …

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This Awesome Recreation Of A 1981 LEGO Ad Says Everything You Need To Know About Sexist Toy Marketing

Wendy Stokesby:

Maybe you saw this 1981 gender-neutral LEGO ad (left) the first time around. Or maybe you saw it more recently, going viral on the Internet to …

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Identical Twins Kirstie & Kristie Bronner Are Co-Valedictorians Of Spelman

Wendy Stokesby:

Here’s a hard sister act to follow: identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner (yes, those are their names) have been named co-valedictorians of Spelman College, a …