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Women, You’re Not The Problem — Our Sexist Workplace Culture Is
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My year away from the office showed me just how toxic these environments are to women.
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Women's March Organizers Are Planning A 'Day Without A Woman'
The general strike will take place on March 8th, International Women's Day.
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What It's Like To Be Harassed Online Every Day As A Feminist
"Sometimes you can't just shut the computer."
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Is this not a case of injustice collecting and is anyone who makes such a point to the author, just another online harasser? What's the exact crime? Looking at women's or men's bodies?
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What It Means To Grow Up As A Sex Object
"It impacts us in such huge ways that we haven’t even begun to understand."
The Impact of Sexism on Women's Sleep and Dreams
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., is a psychologist of religion focusing ...
Researchers continue to debate the nature vs. nurture dynamics of these gender differences in sleep and dreaming. But one thing we do know with a high degree of confidence is that dreams tend to reflect people's most pressing emotional concerns in waking life.
This Is How Women Journalists Are Treated On The Internet
"You need to be gagged." Female journalists are particularly vulnerable to these types of comments given that they express
10 Brilliant Women On Why We Need Feminism, Illustrated
Crenshaw, a freelance illustrator, worked with art director Eleri Harris to develop the series for The Nib. Crenshaw told
5 Ways Writers Can Steel Themselves Against Online Haters
Publisher, Coach, Author
Having been at the center of a few online shitstorms myself, here's my advice for dealing with criticism.
'PC culture' isn't about your freedom of speech. It's about our freedom to be offended
When a writer like New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait feels it necessary to whine in print about his and other (mostly well
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
I Almost Quit Writing; This Book Is Why I Didn't
Bestselling romance novelist and author of Dangerous Books For...
Earlier this year, I almost quit writing. The hours are endless, the pay is wildly unpredictable, and writing emotionally driven books is draining.
Do Latin@s Have Better Sex? Are We Even Allowed to Ask That?
Freelance American writer, editor, and translator based in Med...
We have to stop being scared to talk to each other frankly about how our cultures do sex differently and why. And if we're not prepared to get our feelings hurt or our intentions misunderstood in the process, I fear we'll miss out on each other's insights.
Why Abortion Isn't Just About Abortion
President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Planned...
When it comes to high-minded discussions about feminism, nobody knows quite how to talk about abortion. Organizers of the TEDWomen conference -- a prominent forum for these discussions -- have chosen to "solve" that problem by prohibiting any talk about abortion at all. Jaw, meet floor.
The 24 Pieces That Should Be Required Reading For Women From 2013
The Riptide Of Titstare Rachel Sklar, Linked In Rachel Sklar connects the dots between a report about the state of the news
Beach Reads: 8 Women-Focused Must-Reads for Your Summer List
President, Barbara Lee Political Office and Barbara Lee Family...
Sure, ad revenue-generating cover stories often hit on the trifecta of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. But women's magazines are aptly proving that these topics and "serious" journalism can seamlessly co-exist.
If Not Wanting Kids Is 'Entirely Normal,' Why Is It Hard to Totally Accept?
Editor, Nonfiction Author, Expert on the Childfree Choice
More people are recognizing what we've been taught to believe about parenthood is just that -- what we've been taught to
What I Finally Realized About Breastfeeding
Author, "Why Have Kids?"
Our ability to nurse is presented to American women as the most basic, natural thing a woman can do for her child. So when it doesn't work, we're blamed.
Jessica Valenti Asks, Why Have Kids?
This story originally appeared in Huffington, in the iTunes App store. You write about the reasons you think parents are
Women vs. Mothers
There's a whole lot of warfare going on over unconventional mothering and much of it is being done by women.
A Slut Manifesto
Every woman, even one simply speaking intelligently in her own interest, is a potential slut. A slut is also any woman who wants to control her reproduction, build a life, earn a living of her own, dress how she wants, and take care of her health and her family.
Slut-Shaming Needs To End Now
I'm not saying girls should be "like boys" (whatever that means) or that I think promiscuity is a good thing. I'm saying there should be the same standard of behavior for both sexes.
What's in a Word
Journalism professor, speaker and freelance journalist
More than you might think, especially for women.
Jessica Valenti: Even progressive heroes can rape
Jessica Valenti (via Google Pics) I don't think I can bring myself to list the worst! But obviously there's a lot of lying
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