Muslim Ban

What the Afghan Girls’ Robotics Visa Issue Suggests about Trump’s Muslim Ban

Recently six teenage girls from Afghanistan arrived in Washington DC for the FIRST Global robotics challenge, a competition for 15- to 18-year-olds featuring teams from

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woman in white

Summer Reading for Feminist Horror Fans: Woman in White

Looking for some summer reading? If you’re a horror fan, Kristen Dearborn’s novella Woman in White might be up your alley. The story opens with

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clinic harassment

Can Virtual Reality Decrease Abortion Stigma and Clinic Harassment?

It’s likely that you’ve witnessed people protesting abortion, whether you’ve driven past them or seen video footage on the news. But have you actually walked past those

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apology

The Apology Gap: Do Women Apologize Too Much or Men Too Little?

In contemporary American society, there is a significant apology gap between women and men, with men’s infrequent apologizing viewed as the norm and women’s apology

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women's centers

Women’s Centers: What They Do and How You Can Help Preserve Them

Campus women’s centers*, once a hallmark of institutional support for women on campus, are at risk. Some have already been disbanded and with budget cuts

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march for science

The March for Science: What it is and Why it Matters

Since the inauguration of the current administration, numerous groups have taken to organizing marches and rallies on the U.S. capitol to protest the unjust policies

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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson: Space Pioneer behind Hidden Figures

Last week the movie Hidden Figures premiered in theatres across the United States, surpassing Rouge One: A Star Wars Story to become the highest grossing

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out of silence

Out of Silence and Into the Abortion Conversation

For the past few weeks, student groups at campuses across the country have been hosting productions of the play Out of Silence: Abortion Stories from

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Catholic hospitals

Catholic Hospitals: An Unspoken Threat to Reproductive Healthcare

Legislative restrictions to family planning services aren’t the only threat to reproductive healthcare in America today. One area of increasing concern, as highlighted in a

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costumes

13 Feminist Friendly DIY Halloween Costumes

It’s finally October, which means Halloween is right around the corner. If you’re in need of a costume and want something other than the sundry

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mandated reporting

Mandated Reporting of Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Sexual assault on college campuses has been a prominent issue highlighted by student activists in recent years. Survivors whose schools grossly mishandled their assault cases

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A Feminist Take on Pokémon GO

Odds are you are aware of Pokémon GO, the immensely popular augmented reality game wherein players venture into their neighborhoods to capture virtual monsters. For

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SCOTUS

Victory for Abortion Access in SCOTUS Ruling

On Monday, June 27th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-3 to overturn the ruling made by the United States Court of Appeals

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clinics

Abortion Care at Campus Health Clinics?

On March 16th, 2016, student senators at the University of California Berkeley unanimously passed a resolution requesting that the school provide medication abortion at the

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names

Yes, Women’s Last Names are Ours

In contemporary American society, the choice that a woman makes as whether to keep her birth name or take on her husband’s last name if

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parental rights

Parental Rights for Rapists? Some U.S. States Make it Possible

Did you know that in a number of US states, rapists are granted parental rights? If you’ve been keeping an eye on Samantha Bee, you

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telemedicine

Telemedicine Abortion: What it is and Why it Matters

Maine Family Planning, a health organization with clinics across the state of Maine, recently announced that they intend to begin offering telemedicine abortions at 16

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cdc

Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Autonomy: What the CDC Gets Wrong

Recently the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release on the risks of alcohol-exposed pregnancies, which are pregnancies in which the fetus is

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speakouts

Abortion Speakouts and the Supreme Court

On January 19th from 12-6pm, the 1 in 3 Campaign, a project of the youth sexual health organization Advocates for Youth, will be hosting their

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hyde amendment

Could this be the End of the Hyde Amendment in Maine?

On November 24th, 2015 the American Civil Liberties Union, along with three Maine healthcare providers that offer abortion care services, filed a lawsuit against the

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