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Touching “Pro-Life” Japanese Pampers Ad Shows Dads Celebrating Motherhood

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — When was the last time you cried watching a commercial for diapers? If you’ve never shed tears during a Pampers ad, this one from Japan may cause you to do so. The theme of the ad is centered around the idea that a baby’s first birthday is also a mother’s first birthday. A […]

What to do if you’re hit by a car while riding your bike

Here are five things you should do if you’re ever unlucky enough to be hit. And a shining example of what not to do.

Escaping the Extreme Christian Fundamentalism of "Quiverfull"

Can religious fundamentalism turn otherwise non-abusive relationships abusive? Vyckie Garrison of the blog No Longer Quivering argued yes in a recent speech given at the American Atheists national convention in Salt Lake City. Garrison...Show More Summary

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...Emma Watson, who is a UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, gave a speech at the UN asking men and boys to join the fight for gender equality. The transcript of her address is here.Pope Francis said...Show More Summary

Watch John Oliver Take on Miss America

Last night, John Oliver took on Miss America in a 15 minute Last Week Tonight segment that skewered the pageant's backwards approach to offering college scholarships to young women—one that, as Oliver puts it, operates on the assumption that "the intelligence portion of the brain is located somewhere on the upper thigh.”

Cheshire Claim: Rupert Darwall Copies Satellite CO2 Nonsense From Murry Salby

The world of climate dismissives often could be Wonderland, although with multiple Mad Hatters. Both have characters who can believe six impossible things before breakfast. Many wrong climate claims seem more like the Cheshire Cat, who...Show More Summary

Anti-Choicers Try to Demonize Miss America

Anti-choicers' bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner. Image: Aurora News / YouTube The post Anti-Choicers Try to Demonize Miss America appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Vogue and the “Big Booty” Trend

Nicki Minaj: the latest 'bootylicious' star In the Vogue article “We’re Officially in the Era of the Big Booty,” writer Patricia Garcia argues that, “In music videos, in Instagram photos, and on today’s most popular celebrities, the measure of sex appeal is inextricably linked to the prominence of a woman’s behind. Show More Summary

Meet a climate marcher

Couldn't make the People's Climate March? Meet a few who did -- and learn what they were fighting for.

11 short stories about the People’s Climate Train

Singing, burning sage, chowing down, and getting robbed on a cross-country train full of protesters en route to New York's big rally.

Where are the ocean heroes of our childhood now? All washed up

Not unlike Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus, these sea stars get distinctly less Disney-approved when the franchise ends.

You stan like a girl: The problematic feminization of the Beyhive

Today I came across a headline from The Root about a potential Jay-Z and Beyonce collaborative album. The headline was as follows: The Beyhive’s Hysteria Over News of a Possible Beyonce and Jay Z Album. Thus far, I’ve kept pretty much quiet about my theory that the Beyhive has been unnecessarily feminized. It’s something I [...]

Texas Republicans Attempt to Reach Women Voters by Appropriating Feminist Successes

Red State Women's new initiative, "The Female Fact(Her)," relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them. Image: Shutterstock The post Texas Republicans Attempt to Reach Women Voters by Appropriating Feminist Successes appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Colorado Anti-Choice Group Could Push Through ‘Personhood’ Amendment in November

If the election were held today, Colorado voters would approve a "personhood" amendment on the November ballot, say the measure’s opponents, who believe they can still win if their multi-faceted campaign raises enough money. Image: Petition...Show More Summary

Black Women Are Already Leaning In

To be a Black professional woman in a white-centric corporate space is to be constantly aware of how you fit in—or don’t—and to be constantly battling the preconceptions that your white colleagues have about your character and capabilities...Show More Summary

What Could You Do with a Yard Full of Ski & Snowboard Scrap?

Can you see the potential in a pile of scrap? RAMP Sports needs your help upcycling a ton of waste material, which could win you new skis or snowboards The post What Could You Do with a Yard Full of Ski & Snowboard Scrap? appeared first on Sustainablog.

Sick of Enviro Documentaries? Why You Should Still Watch Disruption

This is a guest post by Zach Roberts. As a documentary producer, I watch more than my fair share of environmental protest documentaries — probably about 20 a year. And almost all of them have the same, vague message: we need to do something! Their...Show More Summary

Why This Will Be the Unaccountable War

Yesterday the House voted 273-156 to train and equip Syrian rebels, a part of President Obama's plan to combat ISIL, and today the Senate is expected to do the same. While it might look on the surface like Congress taking a stand and...Show More Summary

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