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Trumps win legitimized misogyny and racism. We cannot be his surrogates

The election of Donald Trump signals a disturbing normalization of racism and misogyny. These odious worldviews, which many thought were safely on …

Here’s To The Dads Showing Their Sons How To Be Good And Decent Men

If there is a silver lining to the shitshow that has been 2016 (and believe me, it is a stretch to find any silver lining), it is the fact that a …

How will Donald Trump’s misogyny affect US women’s rights?

Last week, in a shocking turn of events, US president-elect Donald Trump said A Stupid Thing. Like most of the sounds that slaver from his mouth, it was free of any fact, logic or thought, and spat out to a crowd of cheering fans and staunch supporters. For those who aren’t aware (or for those …

Donald Trump

Siri Hustvedt: ‘Trump was elected because misogyny is alive and well’

Speaking to Siri Hustvedt in her Brooklyn brownstone not long before the American presidential election, conversation naturally turns to Hillary Clinton. “For someone so accomplished ... who performs as superbly as Hillary Clinton does, to be constantly criticised,” Hustvedt muses. “When she …

Literature

Why Hillary Clinton's loss is turning out to be good for women in politics

2016 election result has sparked an interest in running for office among women<p>When Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech the day after the …

Obama Again Blames Sexism For Hillary’s Loss

Literally no one will believe his narrative he’s trying to push here. No Obama, she lost because people got to see the real way of how the Democrats …

Men, we need to stop telling women to 'Smile!'

Rosie knows it might happen at the convenience store nearest her home, and she readies herself for it as she finds her items and gets in line to …

Feminism

Three reasons why the gender pay gap is more complicated than sexism alone

Inequality isn't just about women being paid less than men for the same job.<p>While the gender pay gap has halved to 5% for millennials, women in their …

Why back-handed benevolence is the most dangerous brand of sexism

No matter how hard people push for gender equality, women are still paid 80 cents for every dollar earned by a man, less likely to move up in the …

Feminism

Stop boring on about babies – the gender pay gap isn't about "choice"

As the pay gap narrows for women in their twenties, some suggest the real factor is the decision to have children. But why are we placing that burden …

What are the biggest challenges for women in 2017?

We asked our columnists - here is what they had to say.<p>2016 was the year the UK got its second female prime minister and the US missed out on its …

Equal rights for women

This essay has been submitted by a law student. This is not an example of the work written by our professional essay writers.<p>INTRODUCTION<p>Equal rights …

Gender

Rockettes Boss Asks Dancers to Be ‘Tolerant of Intolerance’

When an adviser to Donald Trump announced that the Rockettes, who are best known for their Radio City Music Hall <i>Christmas Spectacular</i>, would perform …

Donald Trump

New Congress, same massive gender disparity

Good news: The 115th Congress has more women of color than ever. Bad news: Women are still just 19 percent of Congress.<p>The 115th Congress, which was officially sworn in on Tuesday, will be the most racially diverse Congress in history. Gender diversity, though, is another story.<p>While 14 …

Women of Color

In Roxane Gay’s Difficult Women, you’re either difficult or you’re dead

When Roxane Gay picks up a label, she’ll play with it, rip it apart a little, break it down, and finally embrace it. She did it in 2014 with her essay collection, <i>Bad Feminist</i>, which explored what it means to be a committed feminist who also likes to dance to “Blurred Lines,” who is not beholden to …

Women's March on Washington poised to be biggest anti-Trump demonstration | NOLA.com

Teresa Shook never considered herself much of an activist, or someone particularly versed in feminist theory. But when the results of the …

BBC Radio 4 - Today, Is the gender pay gap down to choice?

Female workers continue to face a "rapid rise" in pay inequality when they get into their 30s and 40s, according to the Resolution Foundation.<p>Jill Kirby, a writer and commentator on family policy and former director of the think tank the Centre for Policy Studies says the pay gap is down to women …

Domestic violence IS a gender issue. Stop ignoring the evidence

When it comes to evidence, it’s amazing how many people make a habit of rejecting it to fit their own beliefs.

How Trump can help working-class Americans: Keep funding Planned Parenthood

Can Congress stop harassing<p>Planned Parenthood? That would be my wish for the new year. Unfortunately, the harassment may increase in aTrumpadministration. But it doesn’t have to. It is within President-elect Donald Trump’s power to put a stop to it.<p>Past congressional attempts to defund Planned …

Planned Parenthood

Women's rights face a daunting new year worldwide, campaigners warn

Global access to abortion and contraception<p>A threat to abortion access is the likely reinstatement of the so-called global gag rule under the Trump …

The Pill shouldn't need a prescription

And why don't we have them already?<p>A French pharmaceutical company, HRA Pharma, is partnering with nonprofit Ibis Reproductive Health in the US to …

A Rockette opens up about how Donald Trump's inauguration has become a 'human rights issue'

Following a contentious (and confusing) week of back and forth with the Rockettes, the world-renowned dance company based out of New York's Radio …

Donald Trump

Officials in US replace science with climate change denial days after Donald Trump's election victory

Officials in Wisconsin removed information about climate change on a state government website and replaced it with unfounded claims that the science …

Trump's Presidency Could Be Life-Threatening to Women All Over the World

The next president will be able to restrict women's access not only to abortion but also to other health care services.<p>For millions of women, life is about to get more brutal, and potentially shorter, because of a president they didn’t elect in a country they’ve never been.<p>Much attention has been …

Female Leaders Who Behave Like Men Are Seen As Bossy

We've got another thing to add to the long list of things keeping competent women from climbing the corporate ladder: The more we mimic men's …

Employment