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On April 15, the actress Alicia Silverstone released a book called The Kind Mama: A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and a Healthier, More Beautiful Beginning. It’s chock-full of attachment parenting lessons...
From: Double X | By: Jessica Grose | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Despite the barrage of negative press from the conservative media, the requirement that health insurance plans cover contraception is popular with the public. That's according to a new poll published in the Journal of the American Medical Association,...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Kate Dries at Jezebel reports on some troubling accusations that a Brown University student is leveling at the school: They allowed a violent rapist to attend the university alongside his victim, even though they agreed that he was guilty of the crime...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The gender pay gap, it seems, starts in elementary school. That's according to this Bryce Covert–penned roundup of research on children, chores, and allowances at ThinkProgress. Boys are more likely to get an allowance, with 67 percent of boys polled...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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According to Katty Kay and Claire Shipman’s new book, The Confidence Code, the latest scourge for gender equality is women’s crippling lack of self-assurance. Pushback to the book has centered on the idea that female insecurity is a perceptive response...
From: Slate | By: Katy Waldman | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Should Justice Antonin Scalia recuse himself from voting on McCullen v. Coakley, the Supreme Court case regarding a Massachusetts law that provides abortion clinic workers and patients a 35-foot buffer zone around clinics? Lauren Rankin of Salon argues...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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When Dr. Anthony Marcus, chair of the anthropology department at New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, kicked off a massive study of underage sex work in America in 2008, finding interview subjects was easy. Marcus and his team of researchers...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Hess | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Wall Street Journal reports today that more women in Italy are foregoing children. This isn’t a problem on the individual level, but on a societal level, it’s dicey. By 2050, the statistical institute Istat projects that there will be 263 elders...
From: Double X | By: Jessica Grose | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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More names are surfacing in connection to the alleged Hollywood sex ring outlined in a lawsuit by plaintiff Michael Egan III, a 31-year-old actor from Nevada. Those names: Garth Ancier, a network exec who’s worked at Fox, the WB, and NBC; David Neuman,...
From: Slate | By: Katy Waldman | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Preventing injury and death from pregnancy-related complications is the big thing in world development circles these days, for a couple of reasons. One reason is that a lot of these problems are simple to prevent with inexpensive interventions during...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The Washington Post published more details about what’s emerging as one of the more heartbreaking bullying stories in recent years. A teenage boy identified as Michael and described as autistic started writing love letters to a pretty girl at his Southern...
From: Slate | By: Hanna Rosin | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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This post contains drawings that may be NSFW. When Anna Gensler downloaded Tinder six months ago, the mobile dating app quickly matched her with a selection of her city’s most eligible bachelors. Then, they started texting. “Bet your tight,” Andrew,...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Hess | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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