Transforming University Rape Culture from the Inside Out

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Michael J. Russer is glad that universities are now being held accountable for managing rape and sexual assault cases. But he also believes we have to get to the root causes of rape culture before we can see real change.

4 Real Laws Passed To Ban Imaginary Things

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It may not be a problem, it may not even be real, but it’s illegal!

Mumbai Legislators Propose Unhelpful Idea To Reduce Rape

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With one of the worst rates of rape in India, the city of Mumbai is considering cracking down on… mannequins.

Gabby Giffords’s Emotional Gun Control Op-Ed Goes Viral

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Giffords’ strong words for the politicians have gone viral. What do you think?

After New Zealand Legalized Gay Marriage, Spectators Sang a Love Song for a Lesbian Lawmaker (Video)

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This will tug on your heart strings!

Let’s Talk Seriously About Gun Control

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I want gun control–I’m just not sure what that means.

California is First to Protect Gay Minors from Antigay “Therapy”

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Annie Scudder of TrèsSugar talks about the measures taken by the golden state for LGBTQ teens.

The Day I Went For An Abortion


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So long as people think abortions only happen to people they don’t know, they’ll continue to limit our choice.

Taking a Stand: Why I Support a Woman’s Right to Choose

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Every woman should have the right to control what happens with her own body.

His Right to Choose

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When Jess Prominski asked her new partner his views on abortion in the event of unplanned pregnancy, she was surprised by his answer.

Can a Middle-Aged White Guy Be a Feminist?

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Paul Lanning talks his realization that he is a feminist, and tries to understand what that means in today’s world.

“Why are these men so alienated that they need to express themselves through mass homicide?”

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This is a comment by Nick, mostly on the post “Open Thread: Should Certain Guns be Against the Law?” and by Jed Diamond on the post “Not a Joke: Why Do Our Boys Keep Up the Mass Shootings?”

“I can’t give anyone second-hand obesity because of the soda that I drink. This is one of times where I say ‘keep your laws off my body.’”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Should Bloomberg Ban Sugary Drinks?”.

On the Reproductive Rights and Responsibility of Men

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Because reproduction requires both men and women, Misty McLaughlin says the War on Women is more accurately a War on People, and asks men to take responsibility for their part.

“[T]his means that women have to be shown an ultrasound, but the doctor is under no obligation to analyze it correctly?”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “I Will Lie to Patients. (Well, Only if They Are Having an Abortion)”.