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Women, War And Male Acceptance Military

Women, War And Male Acceptance

By Laura McTaggart

Women have historically reached military milestones as soon as barriers against them were lifted. They were ready. It was the men who were not. But the tide may be turning.

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Monica Lewinsky’s Second Act Celebrity

Monica Lewinsky’s Second Act

By Julie Wittes Schlack

The former White House intern’s emergence as an anti-cyber-bullying advocate illustrates both the healthy and dark sides of rewriting one’s narrative.

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Harvard’s New Sexual Harassment Policy Must Change Law

Harvard’s New Sexual Harassment Policy Must Change

By Janet Halley

It is hard to imagine a more counterproductive thing for a sexual harassment policy to do than to make it harder for us to discuss, teach, debate and improve sexual harassment policy – but that is what the university policy threatens to do.

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A Bat In My Bedroom Life

A Bat In My Bedroom

By Janna Malamud Smith

What a late night intruder taught Janna Malamud Smith about rabies, insurance and the differences between her and her husband.

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Women, War And Male Acceptance Military

Women, War And Male Acceptance

By Laura McTaggart

Women have historically reached military milestones as soon as barriers against them were lifted. They were ready. It was the men who were not. But the tide may be turning.

  • Video
Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk Gender

Why Feminists Don’t Get Drunk

By Amy Gutman

Slate’s Emily Yoffe touched a nerve recently when she implored college women to ‘stop getting drunk.’ Amy Gutman agrees with the advice but rejects the rationale.

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A Letter To My New Daughter About Love Life

A Letter To My New Daughter About Love

By Steve Almond

What makes your birthday special — aside from the fact, of course, that you entered our world — is that it marks a fundamental victory for the cause of love over hate.

The End Of The Mommy Wars Life

The End Of The Mommy Wars

By Carey Goldberg

The purported battle between “stay-at-home” mothers and “working” mothers is officially over. But was there ever really a conflict to begin with?

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Sheryl Sandberg’s Biggest Blind Spot Life

Sheryl Sandberg’s Biggest Blind Spot

By Carey Goldberg

“Lean In” pushes women to work full-time in high-powered jobs, even through motherhood. But it seems to willfully disregard one glaring fact: A great many of us don’t want to.

Best Of Cog: I’m Not A Feminist, But… Best Of Cog

Best Of Cog: I’m Not A Feminist, But…

By Sarah Sobieraj and Frannie Carr

Before making a textbook feminist remark, Katy Perry recently swatted back the feminist label. Why? What is it about the mantle that has like-minded women running for the hills?

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Beneath The Bondage, Harmful Effects Books

Beneath The Bondage, Harmful Effects

By Caryl Rivers

Thanks to the likes of Lady Gaga and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” S&M is making a comeback — but at what cost? Caryl Rivers examines the effects.

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