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Why Finding the Right Birth Control is Key to Good Sex

Not quite ready for the pitter patter of little feet? Turns out, birth control — when used correctly — does more than delay your dance with dirty diapers and midnight feedings. It also allows you t…

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8 Inspiring Women From History

March is Women's History Month, and we're celebrating by honoring some of the most inspiring, revolutionary and unconventional women of all time. There are plenty of well-known and celebrated women on…

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Why You Should Care About Women’s History Month

Since the United States was founded, women have lived without voting rights longer than they have lived with voting rights. Think about that: In the 238 years America has been around, women have be…

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Yoga Pants Aren’t The Problem — Policing Women’s Bodies Is.

Lately, clothing items like leggings and yoga pants have been labeled as the bad guy. Their tight nature clings to body parts and makes the opposite sex think dirty thoughts. Instead of telling the pe…

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Why Rape Victim Emma Sulkowicz Is Our Hero

No one should ever have to be afraid of speaking up. "There's a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that's because they're treated as the criminals ... The rapists are innocent until…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Women’s Equality Day

Did you know that here in the United States, August 26 is Women's Equality Day? This day marks the day, August 26, 1920, that women in the United States were granted the right to vote by the passag…

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Hey Lady, Vote Here Often?

The debates are over, early voting has begun, and the election season is drawing to a close. I think I speak for all Americans when I say, “It’s about damn time.” Someday when we look back at E…

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He’s Got Binders Full of Women

Some things seem to take on a life of their own, especially online. Tonight, it was binders full of women. Stemming from tonight's (Oct. 16) town hall presidential debate, the quote was part of Mit…

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7 Self-Protection Tips for Women

Even the most confident and fearless woman occasionally experiences a moment that makes her genuinely fearful. Perhaps it happens as she’s walking home alone—she sees a shadow moving too quickly, a …

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Is Having Kids A Necessity To ‘Having It All’?

By Lisa Steadman for YourTango.com. Ever since Anne-Marie Slaughter's article Why Women Still Can't Have It All appeared in the July issue of The Atlantic, I've been fired up and pissed off ... bec…

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