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You Need to Visit Old City’s New Badass Feminist Clothing Shop

Philly is outraged. That’s how D.C.’s Pooji Regulapati sees it, at least – which is why she and Rebecca Lee Funk decided to bring their feminist clothing like (aptly […]

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Here’s How Not to Host a Women’s Empowerment Event

If you were planning a women’s empowerment speaking event in this day and age, who would you invite to be a part of the panel? […]

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Naked or Not, the Pirelli Calendar Is Just a Promotional Calendar

The Pirelli calendar never debuts without a fuss. It is, perhaps, the only promotional calendar that arrives in the mail with some swagger, that doesn’t […]

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WATCH: Flyers Fans Chant “She Said No” at Opponent Accused of Rape

Fans are relentless with "She said no" chants to Patrick Kane pic.twitter.com/oOtjmo0i46 — Kyle (@Kyle_Phillippi) October 15, 2015 Last night, the Flyers played the Chicago […]

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No, Kathleen Kane Scandal Is Not a “Blow to Women”

Let’s get one thing straight very quickly: Kathleen Kane‘s indictment on charges she leaked secret grand jury materials is a shame, an embarrassment to a […]

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No More Iniquity Inequity!

  Last month’s “Equal Pay Day”—the day that’s set aside to demonstrate how much extra work women must do to earn what men earn—touched off […]

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Whom Does Patricia Arquette Want Equality For?

It was tempting to cheer Patricia Arquette on during her now-infamous Oscar acceptance speech on Sunday night. “To every woman who gave birth to every […]

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Pa. Ranks 39th in Female Legislators

PennLive reports that with just 45 female members in the 253-member General Assembly, Pennsylvania ranks 39th in the nation for its percentage of female legislators.

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HollabackPHILLY Splits From National Organization

Due to differences over the “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman” video, the Philadelphia branch of anti-street harassment organization Hollaback! — HollabackPHILLY — […]

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Picking the Right Husband for Your Career

In the modern age, finding someone with whom we can share the rest of our lives is about so much more than butterflies and the […]

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Oh, Won’t Somebody Think of the Rapists?

Last week I wrote about street harassment and why women worry, with particular attention to the threat of the unknown and unfamiliar: the strange men […]

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This Is Why Women Worry

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, the victim of a horrific kidnapping, was rescued last night after having been missing since a little before 10 p.m. Sunday night. The […]

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Feminism Isn’t Dead. It’s Just Confused.

For as much as I enjoy dropping the F-word proper (and I do — no one has ever accused me of being a lady), I have […]

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Is Feminism Dead? Two Philadelphia Millennials Weigh In

Our baby boomer reporter chats women’s rights and labels with Layla Jones, 21, a Web content producer, and Janan McCormick, 23, a nurse. PM: Do […]

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What Guys Don’t Get About Street Harassment

Let’s say it’s about to rain. A drop falls. You don’t notice it. A couple of more come down. You feel a slight splash on […]