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Some *Classic* Quotes About Women From Politicians This Week

Via Emily’s List: “You know how sometimes Republicans forget that they aren’t very good at talking about women? Well, this has been one of those weeks. They’ve been talking up a storm — and it’s not pretty. [These are] just a few examples.”

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#exposePP Turned on its Head to Expose Support for Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood has officially been exposed for what it is: a popular, necessary source of health care for millions of people.

Planned Parenthood has officially been exposed for what it is: a popular, necessary source of health care for millions of people.

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An Abortion by Any Other Name: Beatriz and the Global Anti-Choice Spin Machine

Protest for Beatriz's life in El Salvador, May 29.

The Catholic Church and the international anti-choice movement are desperate to deny that Beatriz did, in fact, have an abortion. And much of the media is taking the bait.

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Chicago’s ‘Pregnant Men’ Ads: Flipping the Dialogue on Men and Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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The Chicago Department of Public Health’s Office of Adolescent and School Health just released a new set of teen pregnancy prevention ads that feature images of half-naked young men who appear, thanks to technology, pregnant.

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Disney Backtracks Over ‘Sexy’ Princess Merida Makeover

Amid outrage over the new, sexier look of Merida, the unconventional princess from the movie Brave, Disney assured fans that the makeover was always intended to be temporary.

Amid outrage over the new, sexier look of Merida, the unconventional princess from the movie Brave, Disney assured fans that the makeover was always intended to be temporary.

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A Note of Caution: Freezing Eggs Is Not a Silver Bullet for Age-Related Infertility

Between the ages of 36 and 38, Richards spent $50,000 to freeze 70 eggs that she plans to thaw, fertilize and insert into her uterus when she is 44 or 46.

It’s no wonder many women believe they’ll be able to bear children with frozen eggs whenever they want to—a $4 billion industry is driving the public discourse.

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Holding Gov. McCrory to His Campaign Promise

New polling by Public Policy Polling shows that Gov. McCrory's total approval rating has dropped 26 percent in five months.

As anti-choice bills fly through the legislature, we are counting on Gov. McCrory to stand up to the anti-choice leadership in the legislature and make good on his campaign promise to not support any new restrictions on abortion access.

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An Awesome Visual Presentation of Conception to Birth, Using the Newest X-Ray Scanning Technology

Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond, using the newest x-ray scanning technology that won its two inventors the Nobel Prize. (Some graphic images.)

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One Husband Exposes the Realities of His Wife’s Struggle With Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is scary. Angelo Merendino makes it just a little bit less so by exposing it in all of its harsh reality in a series of pictures, which reaches out to both those who never knew what the struggle was like and to also to those who know it well already.

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Singing, Dancing, Performing: The Pressure on Women Artists to Be Extreme

Industry and societal pressures push women to two character extremes: the innocent, sweet girl-next-door type or the crazy, wild party animal.

Industry and societal pressures push women to two character extremes: the innocent, sweet girl-next-door type or the crazy, wild party animal.

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