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They’re Just Not That Into Us

Misogynists in Washington were on parade this week — but it may be the final flailing of a type of masculinity that’s no longer in vogue.

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Counting Out Women

Misogyny lives on in the US media – and it’s time old goats like Hardball host Chris Matthews were put out to pasture.

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Washington Post Says Year of the Woman? It May Finally Be True

It’s the Year of the Woman! And that means it’s time to examine how support for or opposition to legal abortion access does or doesn’t signal a “real feminist.”

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McCain Calls Palin Direct Counter to Feminist Agenda

McCain calls Palin a direct counter to a feminist agenda but Governor Palin’s ceiling-breaking rise to prominence is a direct result of feminism – not to mention a host of other supremely beneficial public policies.

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NPR’s ‘Sarah Palin and Feminism’s Rightward Path’

Are conservatism and feminism mutually exclusive? NPR’s Fresh Air interviews Ronnee Schreiber about her new book, Righting Feminism, particularly relevant during a historical election season for women  – with a conservative woman in the spotlight.

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Roundup: South Dakota’s Proposed Abortion Ban, Women Voters Key

South Dakota readies again for abortion fight; Illinois AG Lisa Madigan strongly opposes HHS regulation; More calls for better sex education; Women voters will make or break election; WaPo features heart-wrenching story of former sex slave Somaly Mam.

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Roundup: FactCheck.org Disproves Claims in McCain Sex Ed Ad

FactCheck.org says “Don’t believe it” about McCain sex education ad; Teen pregnancy rises in Arizona and around the country; AIDS infection rate doubles for Michigan youth; Demonstrators oppose Colorado’s personhood amendment; Check out a selective roundup of recent coverage on Sarah Palin.

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Roundup: Mexico Supreme Court will Uphold Abortion Law

Mexico Supreme Court will uphold one-year-old Mexico City abortion law; Confusion still remains about John McCain’s anti-choice positions; Pennsylvania asks for federal abstinence-only funds for after school programs.

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When Body Issues Attack, Turn to Feminist Theory

If it’s summertime, then it’s time for body issues and street harassment. In short — it’s the perfect time to dust off your feminist rage!

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Roundup: McCain, Obama Fighting for Womens’ Vote, Birth Control Measure in House

McCain, Obama stepping up efforts to win womens’ vote, 100 House members add birth control measure to war funding bill, Debating the meaning of feminism.

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