Post Tagged with: "women’s issues"

Anti-Feminist Crowd Says Feminists Are Trying To Become Men

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The myths about feminism abound in this crowd, from the merely idiotic to the outright ridiculous. This is actually beyond the pale.

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These 4 Issues Prove The GOP Is Quietly Waging A Specific War On Family Planning

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The GOP’s war on women is well known, but did you know that it includes a war on family planning?

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This Woman Put Messages On Period Pads To Speak Out Against Rape Culture (IMAGES)

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A German woman has come up with a very creative way of getting the message out about rape culture in her town.

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WATCH: Students At Iowa State Sign Petition To END Women’s Suffrage (VIDEO)

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How many college aged students know what Women’s Suffrage is?

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Anti-Choice Pub Touts Scott Walker’s Record On Women’s Rights: Here’s The Truth

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Lifenews sees Scott Walker as some type of golden boy when it comes to women’s rights. They really have no idea what they’re talking about.

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Criminal Charges Filed Against MD Venue Owner Busted Video Taping Women In The Bathroom (VIDEO)

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Prosecutors have charged Kyle Muehlhauser, president of Maryland’s Rams Head Group, with multiple counts of visual surveillance with prurient intent, along with multiple peeping Tom violations.

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You Won’t Believe What Happened When This Feminist Writer Confronted Her Worst Online Troll (AUDIO)

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After an internet troll used a picture of Lindy West’s dead father to create a Twitter account mocking her, she took matters into her own hands. What happened after that will shock you.

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New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

It may not come as a surprise to find out that strict sexual purity morality coincides with with economic dependence for women, but a new national study has clearly established the connection. The study, which is titled “Female Economic Dependence and the Morality of Promiscuity” was conducted by Michael E. […]

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Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

In one school in Madrid, Spain, college boys will never learn to do laundry. They aren’t even allowed in the laundry room.

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Incest Can Be Voluntary, So No Exception For Abortion, Says Virginia GOP Candidate

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn't be granted in that case, either.

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn’t be granted in that case, either.

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Fox News Says It’s Good That Women Make Less Than Men And It Helps Them Keep Their Jobs (VIDEO)

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According to Fox Business, the gender pay gap means that women aren’t as likely to be laid off, simply because they make less. So we should rejoice.

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This GOP Primary Winner Believes Marriage Equality Causes Tornadoes

Susanne Atanus, who got famous after she said that LGBT rights and abortion cause autism, dementia and natural disasters, has won IL's 9th District primary.

Susanne Atanus, who got famous after she said that LGBT rights and abortion cause autism, dementia and natural disasters, has won IL’s 9th District primary.

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WATCH: Pat Robertson Strikes Again; See What He Blames This Woman For

Pat Robertson blamed a woman's cancer on her inability to forgive her abusive father. At least he didn't tell her she'd brought the abuse down on herself.

Pat Robertson blamed a woman’s cancer on her inability to forgive her abusive father. At least he didn’t tell her she’d brought the abuse down on herself.

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Ralph Reed: Solution To Poverty Is Less Divorce, Food Stamps Unnecessary

Ralph Reed of the Faith and Freedom Coalition thinks that divorce should be harder for women to get than food stamps. Divorce is at the heart of poverty.

Ralph Reed of the Faith and Freedom Coalition thinks that divorce should be harder for women to get than food stamps. Divorce is at the heart of poverty.

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Victory For Women In Arkansas: Federal Judge Rules Abortion Ban Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled that Arkansas' abortion ban, which was the most restrictive in the country, was unconstitutional because it wasn't based on viability.

A federal judge ruled that Arkansas’ abortion ban, which was the most restrictive in the country, was unconstitutional because it wasn’t based on viability.

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Pro-Choicers Walk Arm-In-Arm Chanting ‘Hail Satan,’ Claims GOP Sen. Ted Cruz

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Ted Cruz painted the pro-choice movement as Satanic by saying they walked arm-in-arm chanting ‘Hail Satan’ at the Texas capitol. Not quite what happened.

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This Tea Party Woman Says Women Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Vote

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Janis Lane, the president of a Tea Party group in Mississippi, thinks women shouldn’t vote, despite benefiting from the women’s vote herself.

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Virginia GOP Senator Thinks Pregnant Women Are Just Host Bodies

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Virginia State Sen. Martin described pregnant women as “hosts,” in a Facebook post shortly after Valentine’s Day. He also showed he has no idea about women.

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WATCH: GOP Texan Greg Abbott Shows ‘Moral Deficiency’ In Taking Ted Nugent On Campaign Trail

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GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott shows ‘moral deficiency’ in taking crazed rocker Ted Nugent on the Texas campaign trail.

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Four ‘Mad Men’ Era Relics We Need To Ditch – And Four We Wish We Still Had

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In many ways, the U.S. hasn’t progressed past the Mad Men era. And in some, we’ve gotten worse, not better. It’s 2014. Why are we still stuck where we are?

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