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Republicans in Congress say that microcephaly isn’t all that bad, and women in South and Central America who contract the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus shouldn’t terminate a pregnancy if they learn the fetus has the associated birth defect. At...
From: Double X | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Within the first round of questions in Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders got into the weeds of gender politics. Moderator Judy Woodruff pressed Clinton on the gender breakdown of her base, noting that 55...
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Friday, February 12, 2016
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You’re a white lady, Meryl Streep. I’m also a white lady. It is because of our shared whiteness that I feel compelled to notify you that your characterization of white people on Thursday—that “we’re all Africans, really”—is false. It’s...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Texas may soon classify two immigration detention centers as “child-care facilities” to circumvent a judge’s 2015 ruling that ordered them shut down. A new rule submitted to the state’s Health and Human Services Commission would create a new...
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Screw the Bechdel test—even when women get leading roles onscreen, it turns out, their characters get written as if they were dreamed up by salivating teenage boys. On the @femscriptintros Twitter account, producer Ross Putman noticed some trends in...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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As an OB-GYN physician, I’ve seen my fair share of strange and quirky birth plans. I’ve talked women out of encapsulating and eating infected placentas. I have kindly asked male partners to please not get naked and push alongside their laboring counterparts....
From: Slate | By: Jennifer Conti | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, six women accuse the University of Tennessee of enabling and covering up sexual assaults committed by campus athletes, “fostering a hostile sexual environment,” and discriminating against alleged rape survivors...
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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According to a new data analysis, U.S. women aged 21 to 30 are far more likely to undergo medical procedures for reproductive health than their male peers. Seven of the top 10 procedures performed on women in that age group were reproductive-health related,...
From: Double X | By: Christina Cauterucci | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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As a college senior, Barack Obama wrote love letters to his girlfriend that doubled as astute literary criticism of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. This fact, considered in a January post at the New York Review of Books, affirmed the 44th president’s...
From: Slate | By: Nora Caplan-Bricker | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Last August, Target announced that they were going to reduce the number of gender-based signs in their stores. This meant fewer labels in the toy, entertainment, and home decor section instructing customers whether or not a particular quilt or building...
From: Double X | By: Elissa Strauss | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Beyoncé laid out her quid pro quo relationship between sexual pleasure and reasonably priced seafood in a lyric from her Internet-busting new single, “Formation”: “When he fuck me good I take his ass to Red Lobster,” she says on the track. It’s...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Following the backlash to their recommendation that women of childbearing age should avoid alcohol unless they’re on birth control, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now saying they were misunderstood. The CDC’s Principal Deputy Director...
From: Slate | By: Elissa Strauss | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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