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First, she survived a 'cult.' now she's running for office (New York magazine)

The chicken legs wouldn't cook right. Chelsea Savage, then 17, could feel the tears welling up as she stood over the stove. She would be chastised for this...

Our Bodies, their god (NEW YORK MAGAZINE)

Beth Moore had had enough. On October 9, the day after the release of theAccess Hollywood tape where Donald Trump bragged that he could grab women’s vaginas, the evangelical author and owner of the Texas-based...

WHAT 46 YEARS OF FIGHTING FOR PRO-CHOICE ABORTION LAWS LOOKS LIKE (NEW YORK MAGAZINE)

Ronald Yeomans, M.D., could be playing golf right now. Instead, the 75-year-old abortion provider wakes up early on Saturday mornings in the suburban house he shares with his wife of 53 years, straps a bulletproof vest...

Trans Teens on What Bathroom Anxiety Really Feels Like (New York Magazine)

Last week, President Trump wrote a letter to U.S. schools revoking federal protections put in place by the Obama administration under Title IX...

HOW The once pro-woman gop became the party of trump (vocativ)

On October 14, Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for president, told a crowd that a woman was too ugly for him to have sexually assaulted...

 
 

"THERE ARE MANY REASONS WOMEN ARE SILENT ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT: Telling the world you've been violated means having to relive that violation, and the stress and humiliation that comes along with it. it means mustering up faith that your words will be met with compassion, even though history shows us time and time again that victims are often blamed, not believed. and for many women, it means finally calling "that bad thing that happened" what it actually was--rape. not an awful, confusing hookup where you didn't know your limit of tequila shots and natty light. not an embarrassing night you wish you could take back. rape." (read full story here)

 

When You're #Withher, But your dad is a trump supporter (New York Magazine)

Marra, a 33-year-old physician who plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November, wishes her dad would take a break...

WHITE WOMEN SENT A TERRIBLE MESSAGE ON TUESDAY, WHETHER THEY MEANT TO OR NOT (ELLE)

Scrolling through the posts on Pantsuit Nation, the private but not-so-secret Facebook group for Hillary Clinton supporters, it was impossible not...

Can Hairstylists save lives? a new bill is counting on it (NEW YORK MAGAZINE)

Manhattan hairstylist Chris Mitchell says his clients talk to him about all sorts of things. Sometimes the conversation is light: what they should wear to an event that night or updates on family members. Other times, it’s more serious...

How to get a safe abortion (Cosmopolitan)

It's not that legal abortion isn't safe. It's really safe. But new laws can force women to delay care or even seek illegal abortions, raising the risks. This is the story you hope you won't need...but might be worth a read...

Is it progress to elect Republican women? (New York Magazine)

One bright spot in these politically bleak times is the surge of Democratic women raising their hands to run for office. Much of this effort has been supported by...

HOW hard should you push for paternity leave? (gq)

Paid leave was a hot topic in the first Democratic debate, with Senator Bernie Sanders calling the U.S.’s nonexistent federal paid-leave policy an “international embarrassment” and Hillary Clinton recalling being a...

this is what happens when a state closes almost all of its abortion clinics (refinery29)

Amy Hagstrom Miller, founder and CEO of Whole Women’s Health, a group of reproductive health clinics, still thinks about the women whose...

this woman killed her abusive husband to save herself. did she deserve to go to jail? (Glamour)

Tanya Mitchell's voice was frantic on the 911 call. "Why did you shoot him with a gun?" the operator asked. "I don't know," said Mitchell, crying. "He said that he was going to kill me.... No, I know he was going to kill me..." 

Women and Girls Who Escaped ISIS Describe Systematic Rape and Forced Marriage (glamour)

Twelve-year-old Jalila (who's name has been changed for her safety) says her nightmare began when men from her village near Sinjar, Iraq, handed her and her family over to ISIS fighters as the family...

Frontier Airlines Pilots Say They Were Prevented From Breastfeeding at Work (conde nast traveler)

What REALLY Happens When Women Ask For A Raise (refinery29)

A fundamental flaw in medical research is fnally being addressed (SELF)