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Slate Writer: Freedom to Thread Eyebrows Will Turn Texas Into 'Dangerous' Place

It's a tremendous victory for individual rights and for the politically powerless. And progressives are terrified of it. Over at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern warns that a Texas Supreme Court decision invalidating a requirement that commercial eyebrow threaders undergo 750 hours of training--320 of …

Beautiful And Funny Women Talk About Claims That Women Can’t Be Beautiful And Funny

As former Disney CEO Michael Eisner says he doesn't believe women can be gorgeous and make him laugh, we took it upon ourselves to prove him …

The Gender Politics Of 'Magic Mike XXL'

<b>Spencer Kornhaber</b>: "Magic Mike XXL" offers a hint about its politics -- yes, it has politics -- during the first and perhaps only real moment of conflict in the entire film. It happens when Channing Tatum’s Mike suggests to his roadstripping buddies that they retire their sexy-fireman routine and …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

How Sexism and Implicit Bias Hurt Girls and Women's Health

<i>This piece originally appeared in Role Reboot.</i><p>I had a headache that lasted for years. It was there when I woke up and there when I went to sleep. I got so used to it that one day, when my husband, bemoaning a rare headache, asked if we had any painkillers, I realized that for me the exceptional day …

We Must Put an End to Gender Conversion Therapy for Kids

Leelah Alcorn, a trans youth who endured conversion therapy, wrote in her suicide note, "The only way I will rest in peace is if one day transgender …

Jesus Was Gay, Or “At The Very Least” Queer, Says Theologian

Jesus Christ has been plagued by gay rumors almost as often and as long as an Oscar-nominated Scientologist, but according to noted theologian and …

A subtle change gave Facebook's icons more gender equality

An image may be worth a thousand words, but a Facebook icon represents literally millions of people.<p>The magnitude of the symbolism of Facebook’s …

How Best to Achieve Gender Equality

<b>Even in today's rich societies, there is continued inequality between the sexes; women tend to be in lower-paying jobs, be less well represented in politics and the upper levels of business and bear the brunt of domestic violence. But the situation in parts of the developing world is much worse;</b> …

Men are both dumber and smarter than women

At a recent cocktail reception in Manhattan,a friend sketched two bell curves, one much wider than the other. The narrower one placed slightly to the right. He explained to me they represented the distribution of male and female intelligence. He speculated that male intelligence was the wider …

Psychology

The Daily Donald: GOP now in full panic mode as Trump runs wilder

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Brendan Mcdermid)</b><p>Trump remains defiant as GOP’s Reince Preibus calls on him to “tone it down”<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 9, 2015 12:44pm (UTC)<p>As you can tell from the wall-to-wall coverage, Donald Trump is still running for president and he is now leading the Republican field in a new …

Donald Trump

Attention college students: Meet the presidential candidate who promises to eliminate your debt

College & University

Sanders: Child poverty is higher in America than any other major country

One plank of Bernie Sanders’ increasingly popular presidential platform is his focus on decreasing poverty and income inequality in America. In a …

What the polls say -- and don't say -- about Bernie Sanders' chances

In my Wednesday column, I wrote that Bernie Sanders is showing surprising strength in this early stage of the Democratic presidential race – but I concluded that he's still a long shot for the nomination.<p>That judgment drew complaints from Sanders fans, who complained that I was being too dismissive …

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Conor Lynch<p>July 8, 2015 8:50pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some …

Middle-class

Is Bernie Sanders really a socialist? Or just redefining socialism for America?

Since the days of Joe McCarthy’s communist witch-hunts, American politics has rarely seen a “red scare” to match that greeting the surging popularity of Bernie Sanders.<p>The self-declared socialist senator from Vermont, who is now challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential …

Bernie-mania: Why the press isn’t (really) taking Sanders seriously

It’s pretty clear now that the mainstream media underestimated Bernie Sanders.<p>Myself included.<p>I had thought the Vermont senator would be a colorful character in the campaign, but that if anyone was going to break out against Hillary, it would be former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor Martin …

Weekend With Bernie

The very first question at the very first Bernie 2016 Iowa town-hall meeting comes from a bearded young guy wearing a Green Lantern T-shirt. He wants …

Middle-class

Conservatives’ Bernie Sanders lovefest: Why the right has the hots for a prickly socialist

<b>(AP/John Locher)</b><p>Some Republicans are lapping up news of a Sanders surge — all the better to ding Hillary Clinton<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 9, 2015 4:58pm (UTC)<p>Republicans for Bernie Sanders? Crazier things have happened in American politics. With the Vermont Senator seeing a rise in Democratic primary …

Middle-class

An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders and His Supporters

Dear Bernie and passionate supporters,<p>First, let me thank you for joining the discussion and raising some very important issues as we begin the campaign to see who will be our next president.<p>These issues, including income inequality and the unequal playing field between Main Street and Wall Street, …

This Is How Hillary Loses the Primary

Bernie Sanders will never be president. But unless Clinton changes her strategy—and soon—he can still wind up toppling her.<p>Something remarkable is …

I Wish I Hadn't Donated My Eggs

A few years ago, when I was broke and faced with a big hospital bill, I got $8,000 for donating my eggs. If I'd known then what I know now, I wouldn't have done it.<p>It was our first-ever couple’s getaway. Albert and I were set up in an all-white seaside hotel room in the tony San Diego suburb of La …