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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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Now That Amy Schumer Can Say Pussy on Comedy Central …

There’s no elegant way to say this, so I’m going to let Jessi Klein do the honors. “We can say pussy now!” the head writer […]

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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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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 […]

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5 New York Subway Pick-Up Tips That Will Never Work on SEPTA

I can’t imagine what drove Brian Robinson to look for dates on the subway. In the age of Tinder and Match.com — when anything from […]

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Women-Only Coworking Space The Hive Is a Great Idea

Like a lot of people who freelance, I’m writing this post from my couch. My company for the morning? A clearly annoyed cat, a news […]

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Solomon Jones’ Quaint Views on Women, Men

When this old world starts getting me down and people are just too much for me to face (doo-doo, doo-doo), I like to open the […]

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The Problem With SlutWalk’s New Name

As a woman pushing 30, I’ve been called a slut more times than I care to think about. Most women have. Cruelly by partners. Casually […]

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Is This the NFL’s Next Commissioner?

It seems clear that Roger Goodell is finished as commissioner of the NFL. His silence on the arrests of NFL players Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy, […]

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Ginsburg: As Gay Rights Gain Traction, SCOTUS Record on Women Worsens

From 2006 to 2009, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, was the sole woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Nominated in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, […]

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10 Men You Should Unfollow on Twitter

Earlier this week, the Internet was all aflutter with news of the latest feminist hashtag. #UnfollowAMan is a (questionably executed) satirical movement created by Buzzfeed staffer […]

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Philly Women Battle Sexual Harassment, Groping at Comic-Con

Cosplay and Comic-Con-culture are huge right now, and so is the issue of sexual harassment at the Comic-Cons and similar conventions around the country. That’s […]

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American Apparel Bikini Gets Barista Bounced From Philly Pool

UPDATE July 24th: American Apparel is flying pool-barred bikinied barista Lisa Conn to its L.A. headquarters to pick out some free bikinis. For the full […]

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The Men’s Rights Movement Isn’t an SNL Sketch

Somewhere in Michigan, in the last week of June, a bunch of men sat around and aired their grievances. To say it more plainly, they […]

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#FreetheNipple: The Nipple Is Having a Moment

2014 is shaping up to be the year of the nipple. First Scout Willis pranced around New York City topless. Willis was — justifiably — […]