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Who Are We? Women, The Web and Self-Representation

Who is the woman on your Facebook page? Is she you? No, really. Is she the woman who wakes up in the morning with last night’s eyeliner raccooning her eyes, ran out of coffee filters and agonizes over the calories in her salad dressing? Or is she the you who works out, eats adventurously and [...]
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Planned Parenthood Tells Women to Keep Abortion Pills in Their Medicine Cabinet

Issues & Causes / Pro Life : (yesterday)

For many, emergency contraception is believed to be abortive. So it was shocking to see Planned Parenthood tell women to stock up on the pills by keeping them it in the medicine cabinet “just in case.” On their Facebook page, aborti... Read Post

Symantec Web Filter Lifts Block On Gay Sites

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 hours ago)

Symantec, a California-based technology firm known for its web security tools, has updated its popular web filtering software so that it no longer blocks content that merely mentions homosexuality. In the past a number of widely use... Read Post

The New York Times Obituary Page Has a Grave Gender Imbalance

Issues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX (4 months ago)

Last night, Lynn Melnick—a poet who serves on the executive board of VIDA, an organization that advocates for better representation of women in the literary arts—turned her eye toward the representation of women in death. Melnick co... Read Post

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