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Esquire Magazine’s ‘Praise’ of Women is Actually Just Sexist

Forty-two year old women everywhere will breathe a little easier knowing that this year Esquire Magazine decreed their age as "most alluring."  Somehow this is supposed to be good news to women in the…

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Sexism Makes Female-Named Storms More Deadly

Our hurricane-naming system taps into an unconscious sexism—and the results are potentially disastrous, researchers say. A study suggests that when we hear a female name for a hurricane, we're less wo…

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Christian Carter’s Products Are Sexist

Recently, I was watching a video on YouTube and, when the video ended, an ad popped up that said, “Why Men Pull Away: 10 Ugly Mistakes that Ruin Any Chance of a Relationship – CatchHimandKeepHim.com.”…

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22 Ways to Stop Violence Against Women

1. “No” means No. Not “maybe.” Not “I’m just playing hard to get.” Not “later.” Not anything but NO. This isn’t rocket science so I’m not sure why so many men aren’t getting the message. Start listeni…

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Corporate Social Responsibility is a Joke to Reebok

In light of Reebok’s recent sexist ad campaign advocating for infidelity, I thought it would be interesting to see what other enlightened messages Reebok’s visionary spin doctors are serving up. Ac…

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Casual Sex? Skip the Romance

Written by Kait Smith for YourTango.com Ladies, how do you prefer to be approached by a man? There is surely no single answer to such a question—unless, of course, you're talking about a one-night …

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Are You Beautiful?

From an early age, I, like most women, learned that a woman’s beauty is her power. At least that’s what we’re told.  Many women and men still believe this unfortunate myth, frequently at the expense…

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