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Entertainment

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

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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

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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 …

Entertainment

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

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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

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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 …

Love & Sex

Why I Married My Abuser

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My ex-husband was the most romantic person I’ve ever met. He also hit me on the day we got married, while I was wearing my wedding …

Style

Utah High School Photoshops “Modesty” Into Girls’ Yearbook Photos

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A high school in Utah has Photoshopped longer sleeves and higher necklines onto female students in its yearbook. Student Shelby Baum, above, even had a tattoo …

Highlights

WTF Is “Freedom Feminism”?

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Conservatives have decided they don’t like feminism for being, you know, feminism, so they created their own brand — it’s called (duh) “Freedom Feminism.” You, a …

Entertainment

Elementary School Teacher Kaitlin Pearson Suspended After Semi-Nude Modeling Photos Anonymously Sent To Boss

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Grossness: some douchebag anonymously mailed semi-nude modeling photos of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, elementary school special needs assistant Kaitlin Pearson to her employer and local newspaper. And now …

Entertainment

Women Don’t Apply To “Male-Sounding” Job Postings, Whatever That Means

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A small study of 260 people found that women are deterred by the language in job postings, particularly when “male-sounding” words are used like “aggressive” and …

News

Radical Feminist Interview On Thought Catalog Takes Potshot At Sex-Positive Feminism & Kink, Questions Consent

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Last night, I was reading a piece on the blog Thought Catalog in which writer Marie Calloway interviewed two young women about the current state of …