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In the wake of artist Rupi Kaur’s “controversial” photo of menstrual leakage, Jessica Valenti takes Instagram and its ilk to task at the Guardian, for enabling the male gaze. Now, more than ever, it’s time we take back the selfie.
“Most girls aren’t into this stuff” is just the beginning of this appalling list of quotes on The Toast, only made palatable by Cate Burlington’s hilarious commentary.
A fascinating and incredibly in-depth look in the Guardian at our relationship to the Internet and, in turn, to each other. Olivia Laing leaves no keyboard unturned—an examination well worth your while.
In the wake of Ellen Pao’s unsuccessful gender-discrimination lawsuit, the Cut’s Annie Lowrey lays out the subtle sexism women in the workplace face on a daily basis, and just how harmful all that covertness can be.
The Notorious RBG, along with Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt, remind us of the life lessons we can learn from the oft-overlooked female heroes of Passover. Now pass the matzo.
On Monday, Indiana woman Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 years for the contradictory charges of feticide and child neglect. The ramifications, as Alex Ronan points out on the Cut, are terrifying.
At the Philadelphia Inquirer, an uplifting story of organ donation, research, lives saved, and motherhood on the five-year anniversary of the tragic death of a 6-day-old twin.
Yes, they really did that.
We’re only three months into the year, but this new research shows that hundreds of anti-abortion bills have already been filed in 43 states.
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