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Daisy Buchanan

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A Woman's Right to an Un-Bare Face

Daisy Buchanan | Posted June 17, 2012

It blows my mind daily that there are so many smart people who still conflate feminism with "dressing like an Amish person". That if you want to look hot, you might as well put all your knickers in a sack and hand it over to the Patriarchy.
Lori Day

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Ten Reasons I Will Not Be Buying A Pink Fishing Rod

Lori Day | Posted June 17, 2012

The flashing lights in the pink reel do not attract fish. They might or might not attract men, but that is not why I fish.
Gerald McEntee

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Let's Get Women Out of the Red

Gerald McEntee | Posted June 17, 2012

No public official should have to stop and think about pay equity. It's the right thing to do. And it's the smart thing to do. When women do not get paid fairly, we all suffer.
Rahilla Zafar

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Women Leaders of the Middle East: Clinical Research Pioneer Maha Al-Farhan

Rahilla Zafar | Posted June 17, 2012

Maha Al-Farhan is a pioneer in bringing clinical research to the Middle East. Her company, ClinArt International, conducts medical and clinical research at both the early and late phase.
Women & Co

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3 Steps to Preparing for an Emergency

Women & Co | Posted June 17, 2012

While there are only so many risk factors you can control, it doesn't mean you can't, or shouldn't, plan for the unexpected. Here are three steps you could take to help you prepare for an emergency.
Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS

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Diagnosis of Eating Disorders in Older Women Increases as Awareness Grows

Kenneth L. Weiner, M.D., FAED, CEDS | Posted June 17, 2012

When it comes to eating disorders, the conventional wisdom -- or the belief that anorexia, bulimia and other related disorders are a "teenage girl's disease" -- isn't so wise. In fact, it's just plain wrong.
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

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Declaring a Ceasefire against Our Sisters

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted June 17, 2012

The moments when we feel like we need to make the case that that other road is wrong are probably the moments when we need to look at ourselves.
Ester Bloom

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A Closer Look at 'Mommy Porn'

Ester Bloom | Posted June 17, 2012

An Australian eBook by an unknown female author with no marketing budget is fourth on USA Today's Best-Selling Books list, behind only The Hunger Games. And panic is gripping the nation, because these books, which are being enjoyed by The Ladies, are about The Sex.
LearnVest

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Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

LearnVest | Posted June 17, 2012

Many moms are happy and willing to martyr themselves.
Joseph Rauch

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How Women Accept Offensive Songs

Joseph Rauch | Posted June 17, 2012

Since I attend a school with a vast majority of women, I have had many opportunities to get answers to this question: "How can you stand to listen to songs that reduce your entire gender to bitches or hoes?"
Brandi Megan Granett

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Strindberg & Helium: What Can a Cartoon Show us about Unbalanced Friendships?

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted June 17, 2012

I've always wondered how you could be a good friend, set boundaries, and still be connected meaningfully to the people you care for -- even if they have a tough time caring for themselves.
Mary Pauline Lowry

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YA Cover Girls on Top

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted June 17, 2012

There is a contradiction in the fact that even though YA bloggers are engaging in the confidence-building act of expressing their opinions about books, they value book covers that reinforce an image of beauty unattainable to most girls.
The Levo League

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Equal Pay Day 2012: Don't Get Mad, Get Even

The Levo League | Posted June 17, 2012

Let's take today to focus on how you can elevate your own career and start asking for more out of your employer and personal life alike.
Natalie MacNeil

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Reframing Equal Pay Day: ASK for What You're Worth

Natalie MacNeil | Posted June 17, 2012

To close the pay gap, women have to ask for more.
Lauren Ashburn

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Ashley Judd's Puffy-Faced Sisterhood

Lauren Ashburn | Posted June 17, 2012

It's hard not to get down on yourself when someone tells you or that you're ugly, fat, untalented. Judd helped remind us that even when the negative accusations attempt to pierce your self-esteem, the best medicine is to fight back.
Chris Barnes

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5 New Uses For Vodka

Chris Barnes | Posted October 1, 2012

Vodka can do more than just make a happy hour, well, happier. It has lots of "off-label" uses that go beyond the bar. Don't believe me? Check out this list of 5 uses for vodka. Share yours in the comments! Flickr photo by Karola Riegler Goo...
Emma Goss

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More Green, Less Red

Emma Goss | Posted June 17, 2012

On Equal Pay Day on April 17, we are reminded that discrimination and inequality still pervade our society.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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Equal Pay Is About Economic Security For Middle Class Families

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted June 17, 2012

Let's pledge to make sure that this day continues to move earlier and earlier in the year until women don't have to work even one day more than men to earn the same wage.
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

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6 Pieces of Advice to my Younger Self: an INXS Suicide Blonde

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted June 17, 2012

Throwing your expensive bachelors degree in journalism out the window to pursue acting despite everyone's doubts will be the best thing that ever happened to you.
Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D

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Don't Ask Me for Forgiveness! Is Forgiveness Possible Post-Divorce?

Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D | Posted June 17, 2012

Why are we preaching only to the hurt party? Why not turn to offenders and ask them to earn forgiveness?
Ann O'Leary

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Is It Over Already? The Debate About Women and Work Lasted Less Than a Week

Ann O'Leary | Posted June 17, 2012

It's time to stop talking about who cares more about mothers and start putting policies in place that value women's work, no matter where it's carried out.
Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

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Cat Marnell Uses Makeup To Conceal Debauchery -- I Used It To Hide My Eating Disorder

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano | Posted June 17, 2012

My feelings about makeup shifted when I was at my worst. I went from approaching makeup as something almost businesslike to something desperate.
Wiley Cash

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11 Greatest Southern Novels

Wiley Cash | Posted June 17, 2012

We're manic when it comes to lists. We'll read anything set in a list format from the "Top 10 Best Beach Bodies" to the "Top 10 Worst Things to Say on a First Date." But when you start making lists about what's "most important," then suddenly listing takes on a whole new meaning.
Kirsten Swinth

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Equal Pay Day: It's Time to Close the Earnings Gap

Kirsten Swinth | Posted June 17, 2012

The old-fashioned kind of income inequality that still keeps women earning less than men on average holds families back, and perpetuates the gulf between the 1 percent and the 99 percent
Sarah Damaske

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Equal Pay Day: In the Wake of the So-Called "Mommy Wars" Renewal and Partisan Attacks on Equal Pay Bills

Sarah Damaske | Posted June 17, 2012

Calling this past week's maelstrom a renewal of the "mommy wars" dodges the real issue: Caregiving, whether done unpaid in the home or for pay outside of it, is not particularly valued in this country and women (whether in the labor market or not) suffer the brunt of this.
Ethlie Ann Vare

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It's A Shame About Michael Fassbender

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted June 17, 2012

Michael Fassbender will be having plenty of sex. But he won't be enjoying it, and neither will you.
Julie Berebitsky

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The 'Nature' of Sexual Harassment

Julie Berebitsky | Posted June 17, 2012

Most Americans agree that sexual harassment is a serious matter, but it's not surprising that Letterman's audience loudly laughed: there's no longer anything shocking about these sorts of revelations.
Donna Flagg

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What's Going on With All the Sexless Marriages?

Donna Flagg | Posted June 17, 2012

The problem is that marriage forces love into a singular, finite, unforgiving, inflexible model that allows no room for any other kind. There is one expectation imposing what you can feel and what you can't. Period. In some ways it prevents us from being human.
LearnVest

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11 Secrets Hiring Managers Aren't Telling You

LearnVest | Posted June 17, 2012

What you don't know can hurt your chances of landing a job and commanding a higher salary.
Deanna Michalopoulos

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Tax Day 2012: What Doing My Taxes Taught Me About Love

Deanna Michalopoulos | Posted June 17, 2012

As I pulled out my intricate "catchall" filing system (read: one large pile), I revived the tumult and triumph of 2011, one crumpled piece of paper at a time.
Rep. Jackie Speier

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unEqual Pay Day

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted June 17, 2012

There is cruel irony in having Equal Pay Day fall on Tax Day. Women and men share the responsibility of paying taxes, but there is no sharing when it comes to receiving equal pay for comparable work.