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Hillary Clinton: I'm "Puzzled" by Women Who Believe in Equal Rights but Won't Call Themselves Feminists

The Democratic presidential candidate sits down for an interview with Lena Dunham.<p>Hillary Clinton may get a lot of flack for sounding scripted, but she did not hesitate to tell it like is in a conversation with Lena Dunham. In a preview of a taped sit-down interview that will premiere on Lena's new …

Why the Women’s Equality party is long overdue | Nick Cohen

The comforting story of the ascent of women is complacent to the point of somnolence<p>For years, I have asked smug questions about women’s rights, which are repeated by many men and more privileged women than feminists like to admit. “What’s the problem? And why the fuss?”<p>The battles for the vote, …

Carly Fiorina proves being a female candidate doesn’t make you good for women

After what has widely been hailed as an impressive performance during the CNN-hosted GOP frontunner debate last week, presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has jumped to second place in the Republican field, with 15% of overall support. This is not surprising, given …

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Ageism:The Last Acceptable Form of Discrimination

<i>Inspirational Video on Ageing</i><p>Generations of people before us fought for our basic liberties and rights. In the UK, for example, women only achieved equal voting rights to men as recently as 1928. We have come a long way in terms of equality, freedom of expression and socio-economic human rights. …

Gender Liberation: Leaving Men Behind

<i>Photo by Walt Cessna</i><p>Why is a feminine man so much more offensive than a masculine woman?<p>Maybe it's easier to understand a woman who wants to be more like a man: Men make more money, are taken more seriously and have more political power but why would a man want to be like a woman? Women are …

Helen Mirren: ‘Do I feel beautiful? I hate that word’

She swears like a trooper, won’t have her photographs retouched and couldn’t care less what anyone thinks. Actor Helen Mirren talks modelling, marriage and why manners matter<p>Helen Mirren hates the Guardian, and she hates female journalists. Before I meet her, I am told this a lot, by colleagues; …

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Royal Is the New Black: Princess Kate Makes a Surprise Visit to a Women's Prison

Princess Kate has visited a women’s prison in England to highlight how the problems of addiction can lead to crime.<p>The royal mom, 33, who has made it …

These Disturbing Images Reveal Brain Differences Between Men And Women

A new study offers “important clues.”<p>We know that women outnumber men significantly when it comes to mental illness diagnosis -- they're twice as likely to be found to have depression and anxiety disorders -- but the reasons why are less clear.<p>New research from the University of Montreal, published …