I delight in the “F-word” and frequently pepper my casual conversations with it. However, when it comes to professional interactions or an argument, I generally refrain from using it because it feels like a last resort in those cases. When people start dropping the f-bombs in an argument, my first thought is, “oh, they just…

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Some enterprising male students at North Carolina State University managed to develop a nail polish that detects common date rape drugs, like Rohypnol and GHB, and gave it the clever name “Undercover Colors.” At first blush, this is a lovely effort by a handful of concerned college men to protect their female friends from men…

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Not For Long. That’s the length of the suspension one can expect for knocking a woman out cold with a closed fist. Ray Rice was slapped on the wrist with a feather for punching out his then fiancee, Janay Palmer. You can see in this video footage, captured by the security camera in an Atlanta…

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After the absurd and heinous misogynist violence perpetrated by Elliot Rodger, social media has been a twitter with an outpouring of real, every day examples of objectification, dehumanization and all the other indignities that are synonymous with being a woman in America via #YesAllWomen. This ground swell of community and sharing that focused a bright…

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Anyone who denies that America has a violence against women problem will probably have no compunction about calling their tank top a “wife beater.” At some point, we have to recognize that the very words we use actually DO contribute to the problem. How? By making those words, phrases and ultimately the concept socially acceptable.…

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It’s important to recognize all of the contributions that women have made to our burgeoning civilization although we are still under acknowledged since women aren’t writing the history books. International Women’s Day is a great website dedicated to celebrating all of the crucial work women are doing around the world to change the way women…

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