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I called Hugh Hefner a pimp, he threatened to sue. But that’s what he was | Suzanne Moore

Now that he’s dead, the old sleaze in the Playboy mansion is being spoken of as some kind of liberator of women. Quite the opposite<p>Long ago, in another time, I got a call from a lawyer. Hugh Hefner was threatening a libel action against me and the paper I worked for at the time, for something I had …

3 GOP women were left out of the Senate’s Obamacare repeal effort. They just tanked it.

It’s the “revenge of the GOP women,” Associated Press congressional reporter Alan Fram pointed out, as it became apparent that Republicans would soon have no choice but to throw in the towel on their Obamacare repeal efforts.<p>By Tuesday afternoon, three Republican senators — all women — had come out …

‘I’m a warrior for the babies’ Planned Parenthood suspect declares in court

“I’m guilty,” Robert L. Dear announced at his first in-person court appearance since he allegedly fired on a busy Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs three weeks ago, killing two civilians and a police officer in the assault and subsequent shootout with police.<p>Dear, 57, now faces charges …

Crime

Evangelicals Are The Source of Violence Against Planned Parenthood And Women's Clinics

In just another normal day in America, 14 human beings were murdered and 17 others wounded, 10 critically by easily-obtainable firearms. One imagines …

Activists renew calls for abortion clinic attacks to be labeled domestic terrorism

In wake of Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado, abortion rights groups resume demand from summer for DoJ to provide counter-terrorism resources<p>In the wake of Friday’s shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood that left three dead and nine injured, abortion rights groups have renewed …

I Worked At Planned Parenthood. This Is My Experience With Terrorism.

<i>This post originally appeared on xoJane. By Misha Coleman</i><p>Lately, I've heard a lot of concerns about the possibility of admitting terrorists into the United States alongside Syrian refugees.<p>In my home state, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has joined 30 state governors in grandstanding against …

Senate Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

FYI: 50 out of 54 Republican senators are men.<p>While Republican senators seem reluctant to muster up much more than prayers for victims of gun violence, they sure have gotten it together to combat the societal menace that is cancer screenings.<p>Overcoming opposition to the controversial measure, …

Rose McGowan Slams Caitlyn Jenner For Showing Off Her ‘Male Privilege’

rose mcgowan caitlyn jenner male privilege<p>Pretty safe to say that <b>Rose McGowan</b> is not a fan of <b>Caitlyn Jenner</b>.<p>The actress is slamming Jenner for …

Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds

Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’<p>Children from religious families are less kind and more punitive than those from non-religious households, according to a new study.<p>Academics from …

Religion

The St. Paul’s rape trial was horrific—and exactly what American women should have expected

The St. Paul’s School rape trial was sickening for so many reasons, but it was far from unusual. The treatment of the victim, the gender-skewed jury, and the paltry one-year jail sentence were all par for the course.<p>In fact, New Hampshire is better than elsewhere in the US, as it at least legally …

New Hampshire

Pro-Lifer Admits Regulating Women's Sexuality, Not Abortion, Drives Planned Parenthood Attacks

It is not very often, if ever, that Republicans, or any of their conservative cohort, tell the truth; it just is not a part of their character. …

This Viral Meme Nails Our Society's Hypocrisy Toward Sex

One meme making rounds this week underlines that no one wants to pay for you to have sex... unless you're a man.<p>Medication treating male impotence is …

Just shut up, Bristol Palin: You are the last person who should talk about birth control

<b>(AP/Todd Williamson)</b><p>The pregnant Palin gets the facts wrong — again<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>October 9, 2015 8:42pm (UTC)<p>Bristol Palin, I know that you don't care that a lot of us have actually been rooting for you over the past several years. And then you constantly have to go and act like a …

Teens

#SheInspiresMe | 9 Women Who Are Changing The World

Several years ago while I was a military journalist, I had the pleasure of interviewing Greg Mortenson, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>Three</i> …

Emma Watson Gives Smart Answer When Asked If She's A 'White Feminist'

"I want to hear as many voices as possible."<p>Emma Watson has weighed in on the ongoing White Feminism debate. The actress, who is an active ambassador of the feminist He For She campaign, was recently asked on Twitter whether she is a "white feminist" during an online Q & A.<p>White Feminism is …

Feminism

Why Jason Chaffetz’s stunning Planned Parenthood admission should finish the GOP’s crusade once and for all

<b>(Reuters/Jim Bourg)</b><p>“Was there any wrongdoing? I didn’t find any.” You don’t say!<p>Bob Cesca<p>October 12, 2015 11:57am (UTC)<p>At some point, the American people deserve to know how many of their tax dollars have been completely wasted on frivolous investigations into Planned Parenthood -- more than a …

Planned Parenthood

Male engineering student pens open letter to female peers about sexism

A male engineering student in the US has penned an open letter to his female peers, commending them for their perseverance in a field where he argues …

Mainstream Media Turned a Blind Eye Toward Terrorist Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood buildings began to burn when deceptively edited abortion videos began to circulate, including a facility in Pullman, Washington. …

Chaffetz Forced To Admit No Wrongdoing By Planned Parenthood

MWAHAHAHAHAHA. After that ginormous kangaroo court proceeding last week, Rep. Jason Chaffetz was forced to admit that the entire case he was trying …

Planned Parenthood Probes Find No Wrongdoing, But The Damage Has Been Done

"The videos, as dishonest as the videos are, have had their intended effect."<p>WASHINGTON -- If an organization is accused of a crime but there's no evidence it committed that crime, should the organization still be punished for its imaginary crime? The answer from Republicans is a resounding yes -- …

No PR campaign will save Walmart from being 'exhibit A' of bad worker policies | Richard L Trumka

For nearly two generations, no company has been worse than Walmart when it comes to suppressing the rights of workers to stand together on the job<p>Americans are increasingly fed up with an economy that rewards wealth over work, a message that’s made it all the way to the top. That’s why when the …

House Republicans set up Planned Parenthood select committee inquiry

Democrats say investigation of women’s rights group over claims it was involved in fetal tissue trade is politically motivated and wasteful<p>The House of Representatives has voted to establish a select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood, splitting along party lines 242-189 with only one …

If things said to female writers were clickbait headlines

"I'm taking these dudes' hurtful, irritating or just plain stupid comments, emails and tweets, and turning them into something beautiful," writes …

Tosh.0's "Ladies Empowerment" Episode is Like Magic Mike Without the Magic (and a lot of Sexism) - PAPER

The worst part by far is a "Web Redemption" for a boy who tried stripping at his prom. (For those of you who have never accidentally watched parts of <i>Tosh.0</i> while waiting for an episode of <i>Key & Peele</i>, <i>Drunk History</i>, or a cable airing of <i>My Cousin Vinny</i>, this is a segment in which Tosh finds someone …

Women Get "Fresh" with Art World Sexism

A women’s art and activism initiative aims to address the gender imbalance.<p>The National Museum of Women in the Arts in D.C. are rolling out a new movement that addresses the still-skewed representation of females in the arts. Titling their cause "Women, Arts, and Social Change," the team—headed by …

Bernie Sanders: 'I've had many, many meetings with Elizabeth Warren'

The political world is buzzing about Joe Biden’s hush-hush weekend meeting with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, but on Monday, Bernie Sanders suggested it was no big deal.<p>“I’ve had many, many meetings with Elizabeth Warren,” the independent Vermont senator said when asked by NH1 News Network if the …

Bernie Sanders

7-Year-Old Banished Student Feels Wrath Of Evangelical's Religious Freedom

The idea of religious freedom in America began taking a decidedly tyrannical turn when Republican demigod Ronald Reagan awarded governing authority …

Why Trump Is Just the Beginning When It Comes to the GOP vs. Women

It seems that Donald Trump's reign of terror over the GOP (and the rest of us) is ending, in large part due to a stream of misogynistic comments he made towards Fox anchor Megyn Kelly. After the GOP debate last week in Cleveland, where Kelly confronted Trump on his past slurs against women …