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Emma Gray is the Senior Editor of HuffPost Women. She also loves brunch and is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal.
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The Removal Of Rupi Kaur's Instagram Photos Shows How Terrified We Are Of Periods

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:24 PM

There's nothing scarier than a fully-clothed lady with a little bit of period blood on her pants.

At least, that's what artist and poet Rupi Kaur learned when a photograph she took as part of "Period.," a project for her visual rhetoric course at the University of...

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Madonna não denunciou seu estupro pelo mesmo motivo de tantas outras vítimas

(10) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 11:59 AM

Durante uma entrevista, no dia 11 de março, ao "The Howard Stern Show", Madonna resumiu exatamente por que tantas pessoas não relatam suas agressões sexuais.

A estrela do pop, de 56 anos, conversou com Stern sobre seu novo álbum, "Rebel Heart" ("Coração Rebelde", em tradução livre),...

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Abby On 'Scandal' Just Exposed The Double Standard Women In Power Face

(5) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 12:45 PM

Powerful women have to deal with a lot of bullsh*t. On last night's 'Scandal,' Abby Whelan delivered a monologue that perfectly articulated that struggle.

Abby, who is currently serving as White House Press Secretary -- and doing a damn good job -- begins to write a letter of resignation when...

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Telling Women That Men Find Curves Attractive Is Not The Way To Solve Body Issues

(38) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 5:19 PM

One man thinks he's found the answer to solving women's body image problems: male approval.

Child health expert Aric Sigman told The Telegraph that in order to combat the "neurosis" young women have about their bodies -- specifically about being fat -- educators should be enlisting young...

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マドンナがレイプ被害を届け出なかった理由

(3) Comments | Posted March 14, 2015 | 4:02 AM

歌手のマドンナがアメリカのラジオ番組「ハワード・スターン・ショー」3月11日の放送に出演し、自身が過去にレイプの被害に遭っていたことを明かした。

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Madonna Didn't Report Her Rape For The Same Reason So Many Victims Stay Silent

(245) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 11:43 AM

During a March 11 interview on "The Howard Stern Show," Madonna summed up exactly why so many people don't report their sexual assaults.

The 56-year-old pop star spoke with Stern about her new album, "Rebel Heart," and about her experience of moving to New York...

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Patricia Arquette Causes Controversy Telling 'Gay People And People Of Color' To Fight For Women's Rights

(383) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 10:26 AM

Patricia Arquette used Hollywood's biggest awards show as a platform to speak about something other than the Oscar she won: women's equality. But backstage, when Arquette spoke about women's rights in America to reporters, she made comments that some have criticized as blind to the intersections between race,...

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'Girls' Finally Went There With An Abortion Storyline

(1) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 8:35 PM

“I can’t go for a run because I had an abortion yesterday,” announces Adam Sackler’s new girlfriend, Mimi-Rose Howard. With that statement, “Girls” joined the (limited) ranks of TV shows that a) have a character follow through with an abortion and b) deal with the subject in a way that...

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8 Lessons From 'The Bachelor' Season 19, Episode 8: Chris Soules Heads To Hometowns

(7) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 10:08 AM

Welcome back to the wonderful world of white wine tears, roses, grammatical incorrectness and two-month journeys toward engagement. That's right, "The Bachelor" has returned -- this time with Chris Soules, the all-American, corn-loving #PrinceFarming at its helm. This season, we'll be recapping the highlights of each...

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Comedy Central, Please Replace Jon Stewart With A Woman

(451) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 10:14 AM

On Feb. 10, Jon Stewart announced that he would be retiring from "The Daily Show" after more than 15 years. It's hard to imagine the television late-night landscape without Stewart's voice and biting humor, and he will be sorely missed. But when Comedy Central looks to replace him,...

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Even Science Says Women Should Be Tweeting About Sexism

(25) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 10:56 AM

"Shorter #OscarNoms: White men FTW," I tweeted the morning the Oscar nominations were announced. I watched my phone buzz as women (and men) retweeted and responded to my tweet with solidarity -- and of course, the requisite bit of hate from trolls. Overall, it felt like a very...

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The Truth About Sluts

(32) Comments | Posted February 5, 2015 | 5:07 PM

"Boys will be boys, and girls will be sluts.”

That's how author Leora Tanenbaum sums up the sexual double standard.

Tanenbaum has spent the past two decades researching the word "slut" and how the label is used to shame and police young women, and female sexuality...

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How To Tell If Your Experience Of Sexual Assault Is Valid In One Chart

(72) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 2:36 PM

A lot of time, energy and web space is taken up questioning the stories of survivors of sexual assault.

People wonder why some of Bill Cosby's 20+ accusers took decades to report the incidents, and why Emma Sulkowicz sent friendly Facebook messages to the man she and...

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11 Lessons From 'The Bachelor' Season 19, Episode 5: Chris Soules Hosts A Battle Of The Sob Stories

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Welcome back to the wonderful world of white wine tears, roses, grammatical incorrectness and two-month journeys toward engagement. That's right, "The Bachelor" has returned -- this time with Chris Soules, the all-American, corn-loving #PrinceFarming at its helm. This season, we'll be recapping the highlights of each...

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'Saved By The bell hooks' Uses Bayside High's Finest To Drop Some Serious Feminist Knowledge

(9) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 4:12 PM

From 1989 to 1993, any self-respecting tween knew who the cool kids of Bayside High were: Kelly Kapowski, Zack Morris, A.C. Slater, Jessie Spano, Lisa Turtle, (sort of) Screech... and bell hooks?

A brilliant new tumblr mashes up the renowned feminist thinker's words with images...

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40살 생일에 혼자 결혼하고 혼자 신혼여행을 떠난 여자(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 1:16 PM

40번째 생일을 맞아 혼자 결혼식을 올리고 혼자 신혼여행을 떠난 여인이 화제다.

마이샌안토니오(MySanAntonio.com)에 따르면 휴스턴에 사는 야스민 엘러비(Yasmin Elegy)는 40살이 되어서도 평생의 짝을 만나지 못하면 혼자서라도 결혼하겠다는 약속을 '문자 그대로' 행동에 옮겼다.

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Badass Woman Marries Herself To Celebrate Her 40th Birthday

(82) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 5:25 PM

Yasmin Eleby hadn't met anyone she wanted to marry on her 40th birthday -- so she just did the damn thing by herself.

According to MySanAntonio.com, Eleby had made a promise that if she hadn't found long-lasting love by the time she hit 40, she would have a...

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10 Lessons From 'The Bachelor' Season 19, Episode 4: Chris Soules' 'Journey' Gets Even More Boring

(11) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 8:53 AM

Welcome back to the wonderful world of white wine tears, roses, grammatical incorrectness and two-month journeys toward engagement. That's right, "The Bachelor" has returned -- this time with Chris Soules, the all-American, corn-loving #PrinceFarming at its helm. This season, we'll be recapping the highlights of each...

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This Is What Masculinity Really Means To Men

(70) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 8:56 AM

"Dominance." "Power." "Strong." "Alpha." "Control."

These are just a few of the words traditionally associated with masculinity.

We often hear men being described as "manly" or "macho" or "effeminate" -- concepts that seem to define individual men along a sliding scale of masculinity. But in a world of both...

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9 Lessons From 'The Bachelor' Season 19, Episode 3: Jimmy Kimmel Is Here, Gender Equality Is Dead

(1) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 12:09 PM

Welcome back to the wonderful world of white wine tears, roses, grammatical incorrectness and two-month journeys toward engagement. That's right, "The Bachelor" has returned -- this time with Chris Soules, the all-American, corn-loving #PrinceFarming at its helm. This season, we'll be recapping the highlights of each...

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