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Who wrote this script?

On the media's sexist portrayal of Wendy Davis and Hillary Clintonby Casey Farrington, Communications InternBoiling people down to tropes and stereotypes makes for a good story--but most people aren't so easily defined. Take female politicians.… more »
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06
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Feminist Taylor Swift: What Will Taylor Say?

By: Rebecca Evans, Communications InternIn mid-June, a student at Brown University started a “Feminist Taylor Swift” Twitter account, satirically rewriting Swift’s lyrics from the feminist perspective. Oddly enough, at the time, I was in the middle o… more »
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08
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Sharpen Your Pencils: Back to School, Feminist-Style

A new school year is fast approaching, and it's time to get back into that school mindset. Among the many things kids will need to relearn, they should certainly review how to be a feminist at school. Here are some important issues to keep in mind as you, your daughter, or another girl in your life gets ready to go to back to the classroom. more »
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07
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Did Violent, Sexist Society Contribute to Mass Shooting in Colorado?

Many people are thinking, talking and writing about the horrendous shooting in Aurora, Colo. The two most prominent issues that come up after a mass shooting like this are gun control and mental health care. Also deserving of our attention are violent media, the human history of domination, and a cultural addiction to rigid gender roles. more »
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05
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NOW Protests Local Radio Station Airing Rush Limbaugh

A group of NOW activists and allies protested today outside a Washington, D.C., radio station that airs The Rush Limbaugh Show, and the local community demonstrated its enthusiastic support. This action is part of NOW's Enough Rush campaign. more »
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