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Sexism in the Midterms: Politicians Win, Women Lose

Sexism was a successful strategy in this election – for male Democrats and Republicans. The only group for which it didn’t work so well was women.

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“Name It, Change It” Calls Out Rampant Campaign Sexism

A new campaign focuses on the intentional and unintentional sexism rampant in reporting on and treatment of female candidates, even by those in their own party.

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Two Women Walk into an Elevator: Mad Men and Workplace Sexual Harassment

In Mad Men, the tough women are branded sexless wet blankets, while those who use their wiles and sexuality to advance themselves can have those qualities turned against them. Meanwhile, a sense of sisterhood is hard to find.

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(VIDEOS) Bad Boys and Runaway Husbands?

CNN and Good Morning America run two sensationist and largely unfounded stories about “bad girls” and then ask whether “women should be worried?”  You know…I am.  About the media.

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“Greenberg:” The Groundbreaking Abortion Film You Might Have Missed

“Greenberg,” Noah Baumbach’s latest film starring Ben Stiller, isn’t just another movie about a man-child character having a mid-life crisis. Instead it deals unapologetically with real issues, like unwanted pregnancy and abortion.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Fighting Sexism at Tech Events

From soft-core pornography to unwanted groping, it’s not easy for women at technology conferences.  Reported incidents are becoming fewer, but blatant sexism remains.

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Feb. 20 2pm NYC – Protest American Apparel’s “best bottom” contest!

Everyone welcome to bring posters protesting objectification and commodification of women’s bodies. Bring your own alternative & FURIOUS photos.

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Where Have All the Pro-Choice Men Gone?

A recent Gallup Poll found that fewer men identify as pro-choice today than they did in 2008. The sexism that’s feeding the anti-choice side and why we need men to support women’s reproductive rights.

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The NYT Issue on Women: “A Persuasive Argument”

Kristof and WuDunn persuasively argue that fighting for women’s equality around the world, especially in developing countries, is the moral issue of our time.

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“Lady-Mags”–Love Them, Flaws and All, or Leave Them?

The paradox of women’s glossies: They largely acknowledge our progress and rights in terms of the workplace, sexual freedom and reproductive rights, but only skim the surface of the sexist dynamics and expectations that inform those issues.

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