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What Happens When Surrogacy Meets Abortion?

The legal and bioethical considerations of surrogacy are complex. The laws from state to state vary, as they do from country to country and there is hardly unity on surrogacy as a feminist or reproductive justice issue, either.

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TLC Premieres Polygamy Reality Show “Sister Wives”

The biggest surprise about last night’s series premiere of Sister Wives, TLC’s new reality series about fundamentalist Mormon polygamist Kody Brown and his three—wait, now, four?!!—wives was that it got rave reviews from critics.

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Roundup: Anti-Choice Attack Kagan, Hone Knives For Their Real Battle

Kagan is in the cross-fire of the anti-choice crowd; and the argument over feminism continues.

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Conservative Feminism: The Idea That Women Are Too Stupid To Know the Difference

Anti-feminist women making anti-feminist claims while pretending they’re being feminist is about creating so much confusion about what feminism is that the public just gives up altogether. 

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Sarah Palin’s Great Feminist Magic Trick

Sarah Palin is rallying conservative women around the country to unify around her special brand of feminism. But it’s feminism’s cheap knock-off and it doesn’t exactly withstand the test of – well – anything.

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A Child Is Born; A Mother is Born

Birth is not only about bringing a child into this world, it’s also about bringing a mother into the world. While the safe and healthy birth of the baby should be a concern, becoming a mother is also transformative and monumental.

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Dear NARAL and Newsweek: I’m A Young Feminist and I Care

NARAL says the younger feminists aren’t as involved in the movement; that we’ve got a “lack of passion.” To that I say – we are here, they just need to pay attention.

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Twelve-Year-Old Child Dies Three Days After Marriage

A 12-year-old Yemeni girl is forced to marry and bleeds to death following sexual intercourse, three days later.

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Got Breast Milk? First We Need Equity

The results of a study released this month in the journal Pediatrics shows breastfeeding can save money and lives. But along with facts and figures, we need rights and equality to increase breastfeeding rates in the U.S.

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Sunsara Taylor on veils, Foucault, women’s liberation & revolution

Sunsara responds to question about veils, Foucault, sexuality, and women’s liberation at University of California, Berkeley on March 15, 2010. This is from her national speaking tour, “From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can, Change — WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION!” Coming up in L.A. on April 8

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