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Here's What Feminist Activist Gloria Steinem Had to Say About Sexism in Politics

"The voting booth is the only place on Earth where the least powerful and the most powerful are equal," feminist activist Gloria Steinem told Katie Couric on Y Read More »

Yes, It's Sexist to Speculate About Hillary Clinton's Health

"Doesn't she look tired?" has always been code for "this woman is weak," and now Trump supporters are using it to attack Hillary Clinton's health. Read More »

Meet Ilhan Omar: Former Somali Refugee Favored to Win House Seat in Minnesota

After her primary victory, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the woman favored to win a House seat in Minnesota come November, may very well become the nation's Read More »

6 Best Barack Obama Quotes About Women

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! We're celebrating Barack Obama's 55th birthday by honoring his continued support for gender equality. Check out these six quotes that demonstrate and celebrate Obama's views on women's rights.  Read More »

Yuriko Koike Breaks the Glass Ceiling as the First Female Governor of Tokyo

Tokyo elected it first female governor on Sunday as voters broke from traditional party politics and financial scandals. Read More »

What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Democratic National Convention

// The Democratic National Convention will take place July 25-28 // Read More »

Discriminatory Texas Voter ID Law Struck Down by U.S. Appeals Court

On Wednesday, the U.S. Read More »

How One Activist Spent $400 to Get a Sexist T-Shirt Off the Streets of Cleveland

Amid the delegates, special guests, journalists, and protestors on the streets outside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena this week, you'll find a lot of people hawking spirited campaign merchandise. Read More »

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