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Twitter Users Have Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Back After She Was Fashion-Shamed
Washington Examiner journalist Eddie Scarry seemed amazed the newly elected congresswoman could wear nice clothes after she said she couldn't afford rent in D.C.
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Hillary Clinton Applauds Women Who 'Went All In' For Midterms
Clinton celebrated everyone from the "lifetime politicos to first-time candidates" who ran for public office in last week's elections.
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Republicans Are Losing Female Lawmakers ― That’s Bad for Democrats, Too
The GOP is now actively holding back gender equality in Congress and beyond.
I Can’t Stop Laughing At These Blackface Thots
The thing that isn’t often said about blackface is just how hilarious it is.
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12 People Who Made History In The 2018 Elections
Government is starting to look more like the people it represents.
Veronica Escobar & Sylvia Garcia: Texas’ First Latina Congresswomen
In the 2018 midterm elections, Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia were elected as Texas’ first Latina congresswomen.
What Democrats' House Of Representatives Win Means For President Trump
Trump and the Republican Party will now face a tougher time getting the president's agenda through Congress.
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Here's A Look At J.Crew's Winter Collab With Universal Standard
The only plus-size capsule wardrobe pieces you need for winter 2018.
The Woman Who Flipped Off Trump’s Motorcade Is Now Running For Office
In 2017, Juli Briskman went for a bike ride and became a symbol for the resistance against Trump. Now, she’s running for public office in 2019.
14 Gifts To Send Your Long-Distance Best Friend
"Alexa, call my BFF."
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The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week (Oct. 27-Nov. 2)
"Happy anniversary to the almond at the bottom of my purse."
Twitter Chokes As President 'Grabby Hands' Vows To Protect Women From Migrant Caravan
"I’m more afraid of Trump and the GOP than the caravan."
Google Workers Stage Global Walkout
Google employees staged walkouts across the globe to protest against multimillion-dollar payouts to executives accused of sexual misconduct.
This Candidate May Become The First Native American Congresswoman
Meet Deb Haaland, Democratic candidate for New Mexico’s first district and, if elected, the nation’s first Native American woman in Congress.
Liuba Gretchen Shirley Breaks Down Campaign Finance Reform
Liuba Gretchen Shirley explains why campaign finance reform would allow for more regular people to run for office.
Advocate Mia Satya On San Francisco's Homeless Youth
Mia Satya relates her lived experience with homelessness to San Francisco's homeless youth crisis.
Marine Maura Sullivan Is Pushing For Gun Reform
Marine and Iraq war veteran Maura Sullivan is advocating for common sense background checks.
Candidate Bravely Reveals Her History Of Addiction In Campaign Ad
Democratic candidate Caroline Walker is embracing her story as a recovering alcoholic on the campaign trail.
How Practicing Witchcraft Helped This Woman Heal From Trauma
Haylin Belay uses her magic rituals to heal from past trauma and to find an inner power in a society that often doesn’t value women of color.
Democratic Candidate Brianna Wu On Medical Marijuana
After receiving violent threats online in connection to Gamergate, Massachusetts Democratic candidate Brianna Wu opens up about treating her PTSD with medical marijuana.
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20 Self-Care Gifts For All Of The Tired Feminists In Your Life
"All the women in me are tired."
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My Abuser Contacted Me After 30 Years. Now We’ve Both Agreed To Tell Our Stories.
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We need to hear stories from men who have taken responsibility for their actions.
Shawl or Vagina?
This shawl looks a little familiar and a lot NSFW.
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Amy Schumer Gets Candid About Fear Of Sexual Assault: 'Being A Woman Sucks'
Amy Schumer is saying what all women are feeling when they leave their house.
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Tarana Burke Reflects On The Me Too Movement 1 Year After It Went Viral
“The whole time I was fretting about saving my work. And I didn’t realize that ‘my work’ was happening right in front of me," Burke wrote.
Meet The 18-Year-Old Student Running In The Midterm Elections
Hadiya Afzal has not yet been a college student without also full-time campaigning for the midterm elections.
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