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Would You Say That To A Man?

“I’m not going to apply for the job because I want you to get it.”

I was at the beginning of my career and a promotion opened up in my division at work and I planned to apply for it. 1,096 more words



This  morning I woke up to plethora of tweets on my timeline: all selfies, all hashtagged with #FeministsAreUgly.

Turns out someone started the hashtag, presumably thinking they were hilarious and/or doing the world a favour, exposing all the mean feminists of the world as ugly. 313 more words


No Offense...

I am 18 years old, and I have been driving since I was 16. I am pretty good at driving. I know how to handle myself in a vehicle. 480 more words


Nominated in 1984, Loretta Lynch is finally Attorney General

Childish, immature Conservatives held up AG vote over anti-choice rider

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After almost 31 years of frustration and purely political holds for no good reason at all, Loretta Lynch has finally gotten her due. 928 more words


Stop women's rights defender from going to jail

Credit: Renee Clement

Author: ActionAid UK

Target: UK Foreign Secretary

Women’s rights lawyer Azza Soliman faces five years in jail after witnessing the killing of an activist by Egyptian police. 236 more words

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#AllLivesMatter? #NotAllMen? No Thank You.

The recent killings of Mike Brown and Eric Garner were tragic events that sparked national protests and a collective outrage towards police brutality.  This outrage served to further discussions on racism in a supposedly post-racial society.   370 more words


Should we be shouting about women?

Feminists are everywhere. In the media and in the public eye and in our private lives too. Feminism is something that is close to my heart and something that I believe in. 526 more words