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Like it or not, Sleeping Beauty has origins in rape culture

opinion<p>The response to a mother who suggested Sleeping Beauty was pulled from schools because of the messages about consent, has not been kind.<p>People …

Republicans in Virginia Refuse to Call Transgender Lawmaker Danica Roem a Woman

Republican lawmakers in Virginia plan to throw out hundred-year-old rules in their General Assembly so they don’t have to call the state’s first …

Transgender candidates' victories in Pa., nation signify people are 'tired of the hate'

An openly transgender person was elected to office in Pennsylvania for the first time Tuesday, making him one of several transgender candidates …

French schoolteachers push for 'gender neutral' grammar in row with language purists

French grammar is sexist, according to hundreds of French teachers who insist they will no longer mark alternatives to male-dominated rules as wrong.<p>The call from 314 French teachers placed them on collision course with the Académie Française, the hallowed guardians of the French language, which …

Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a night of many firsts, several minority and LGBT candidates won local elections that echoed the blue wave in which Democrats won races large and small.<p>Two openly transgender candidates won races as well as the first Sikh mayor in New Jersey and first African-American mayors in major …

LGBTQI

Here’s The Complete List Of Men Accused Of Sexual Harassment Since Harvey Weinstein

Every day brings another round of accusations of sexual harassment (and worse) against powerful men in show business and media. These are the most prominent names so far.<p>[UPDATE] <i>Fast Company</i> began tallying this list on November 1st, less than a month into the historical reckoning now known as the …

Harvey Weinstein

Message to liberal feminists: Don't dictate political views to me just because we share the same body parts

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1920, giving women the right to vote. But ironically, nearly 100 years later we’re still not fully free to exercise that right as we see fit, according to today’s feminists.<p>Now, instead of having men or the government controlling our behavior, …

George Clooney's 'Perfect Example Of Unconscious Sexism In Action'

So there's this website called <i>HelloGiggles</i>. It describes itself as a "positive online community for women (although men are always welcome!) covering …

Feminism