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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Over the past week, there’s been quite a bit of coverage of Caitlyn Jenner, so we’ve found a few posts you can use to refute the ignorant haters. We’ve also got lots of good reads about feminism and other social justice topics, pop culture, a bit of science (with an unfortunate side of sexism), and some […]

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Politics

We Need to be Concerned About This

On Rachel Maddow’s show the other night, she put up the statistic that more than 80% of Super PAC donations have come from 196 people. 196 people. Let that sink in for a minute.

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Op Ed

Takedown: Divided We Stand

This week, two separate crapdates have made their way in front of my eyes, but they are essentially the same. I’ll start with the shorter one:

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Feminism

Why I Think a Sex Strike is Dumb Way to Protest Attacks on Contraception

I love access to birth control almost as much as I love using it (read: doin’ it). So when my access to contraception is impeded or threatened, I get as angry as the best of us. I applaud all attempts to end the attack on women’s right to make decisions about her own body and about […]