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Flavor Profile: Les Clos' Cara Patricia

The former cellar master/sommelier at <b>Saison</b> moved down the street in September to run the food and wine show at <b>Les Clos</b>, the French-inspired wine …

Editor’s Note: This article is cross-posted from The Nation and co-written by Dana Bolger and Alexandra Brodsky, founding co-directors of Know Your IX. Make sure to take action here. Last July, members of Know Your IX were busy preparing for our national protest to pressure ...

Photo by Jisoo Lee<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is cross-posted from</i> The Nation <i>and co-written by Dana Bolger and Alexandra Brodsky, founding</i> …

Help Spread the Story of the First Black Prima Ballerina! - Ms. Magazine Blog

In the 1930s, when 15-year-old ballet dancer Janet Collins first began to audition for dance companies, she was invited to join the prestigious …

The left’s new hero emerges: Why Lucy Flores’ candid advocacy is so important | Salon.com

5 terrible life tips for women courtesy of Fox News

<b>Steve Doocy and Roger Ailes</b><p>For the likes of Steve Doocy, women should be seen and not heard and know how to keep their husbands happy<p>Allegra Kirkland<p>July 9, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Whenever Fox decides to feature segments on “women’s issues,” the conversations …

The Supreme Court Should See What I See As an Abortion Clinic Escort

I have seen countless women reduced to tears and shaking, just for trying to access the health care to which they are constitutionally entitled. That …

Powerful Ad Shows What A Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She's Pretty

A new Verizon commercial cites a sad statistic by the National Science Foundation: 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.<p>People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad …

A Womb of Her Own: DIY Abortion and Birth Control After Hobby Lobby

In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision that men need Viagra but women don’t need birth control, one reproductive rights activist released a DIY guide to the basics of abortion, birth control, emergency contraception, and more.<p><i>Abortion-rights activists rally outside the Supreme Court on</i> …

Feminism

What Pennsatucky’s Teeth Tell Us About Class in America

<i>Taryn Manning as Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett on</i> Orange is the New Black <i>(Photo credit: Netflix)</i><p>I know she is supposed to be a cross between a …

Dental Care

Female justices issue searing dissent over new contraceptive case

The fierce disagreements dividing the Supreme Court over this week’s Hobby Lobby decision were laid bare Thursday in a searing dissent from Justice …

We Heart: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Dissent and Everything That Accompanies It - Ms. Magazine Blog

In the midst of the devastating Hobby Lobby decision, at least we have the words of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, AKA Notorious R.B.G. She wrote an …

What can I do about my white privilege?

<b>Amber Collins // 1 July 2014</b><p>This week in “Awkward Conversations On My Facebook”: what begins as a humorous post about race takes a turn for the …

New York Bookstore Workers Fired For Voting To Unionize

On June 24, Bec Goodbourn and Kerry Henderson cast ballots in a union election held for the staff of Book Culture, the independent bookstore where they worked in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York. Like the vast majority of the bookstore's workforce, both Henderson and Goodbourn voted …

White House frantically seeks ways to cover contraception after Court double whammy -- NYT rakes Tom Steyer over coals -- WashPost leads with Obama 'pivot' that AP, NYT covered five months ago

Presented by<p><b>HAPPY SATURDAY, and happy Fifth.</b> We’re heading down to Scott’s place on Lake Gaston – they always do their fireworks on Saturday night, regardless of when the Fourth falls. We’re going to fry turkeys, then watch from the boat.<p><b>PULLING BACK THE CAMERA – L.A. Times A1, below fold, “The</b> …

Tom Steyer

Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous

She could have sentenced him to 20 years in prison after he admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl in her high school.<p>Instead, a Texas judge gave the defendant a 45-day sentence and five years of probation after implying that the victim was promiscuous.<p>Judge Jeanine Howard told The Dallas Morning …

At first glance, it might seem safe to assume that a documentary series about the science of the universe — from the tiniest atoms to the most distant galaxies — wouldn’t intersect much with feminism or social justice. But that assumption would be wrong if you’re talking about Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and ...

Isn’t Neil deGrasse Tyson the coolest? Photo: Fox<p>At first glance, it might seem safe to assume that a documentary series about the science of the …

Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus

<i>UPDATE at 4:17 p.m. Friday: Saudi Arabia has confirmed 313 cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, including 92 deaths, the Ministry of Health said Friday. Of note, one of the 14 new patients caught the virus while working as a hospital receptionist.</i><p>The latest medical acronym to fear is …

Scores of abducted girls freed in Nigeria

At least 44 of the 129 schoolgirls abducted in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok have been released, and have reunited with their parents, according to the Borno state education commissioner.<p>Education Commissioner Muso Inowu Kubo confirmed the release to Al Jazeera on Friday, not providing …

Texas doctors say hospital revoked their privileges over abortions

Two Texas doctors who had been performing abortions for more than three decades lost their legal ability to do so at the end of March when their new hospital revoked their privileges.<p>This week, a judge temporarily reinstated their positions. But the doctors face an April 30 court hearing to see if …

General Hospital

Mayor Fires Lesbian Police Chief

Tennessee is Making Pregnancy a Criminal Liability

The state legislature has passed a bill that would allow police to investigate drug-taking mothers if their unborn children are harmed by their …

20 remarkable facts you never knew about Stephen Colbert

<b>(AP/Paul A. Hebert)</b><p>Did you know that Colbert originally had a southern accent? Neither did we!<p>Dustin Rowles<p>April 15, 2014 12:25pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pajiba.<p>1. On September 11th, 1974, Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crashed three and a half miles from the runway in South Carolina, …

'Virtually No Investigation' in Heisman Winner Rape Case; 'Monster Sophomore Season' Expected

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Florida State's Jameis Winston is a redshirt freshman quarterback who led his team to the BCS …

Judge Overturns North Dakota Early Abortion Ban

A federal judge overturned Wednesday a North Dakota law that banned early abortions, the Associated Press reports.<p>The law made it illegal for a woman …

Republicans Prove They Love the Ladies By Killing Equal Pay Bill

Just one day after President Obama commemorated Equal Pay Day by signing two executive orders designed to eliminate wage disparity between men and …

Obama Will Sign Equal Pay Executive Orders Without Do-Nothing Congress

Tomorrow, the President will sign two executive orders designed to promote equal pay for women, bypassing the jowly obstructionist fuckos in Congress …

Washington D.C.

19-Year-Old LGBT Activist is First Gay Man To Sue Chinese Government

When the Chinese government declined to register Xiang Xiaohan's gay rights organization Same-Sex Love Assistance Network claiming "homosexuality had …

LGBTQI

​Anne Hidalgo Elected First Female Mayor of Paris

For the past few months, two women have been vying for the chance to make (more) history as the first woman to be mayor of Paris and today, Anne …

France

Christian school tries to dictate girl’s “God-ordained identity”

<b>Sunnie Kahle (WDBJ-TV)</b><p>A family says Sunnie Kahle ruffled feathers with her “tomboy” look<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>March 26, 2014 6:44pm (UTC)<p>Eight-year-old Sunnie Kahle's family says that she has never had any disciplinary problems. They say that as a student at Virginia's Timberlake Christian School …