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Screen Queens: Feminism in Pop Culture This Week 7/27

Screen Queens is LadyClever’s new roundup featuring feminist entertainment headlines from stage and screen each week: innovative portrayals and story arcs, sketches and comedy, appearances, awards, activism, and more.…

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Derailed: Where Trainwreck Should Have Gone

In a senseless act of violence on Thursday, July 23rd, a gunman opened fire in a Louisiana theater during a screening of Trainwreck. Two women…

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Mariachi: More Than a Cinco De Drinko Soundtrack

IF YOU’VE EVER BEEN CURIOUS about the origins of mariachi music in Los Angeles, here’s your chance to find out. La Plaza de Cultura y Artes,…

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Addressing Feminist Critiques of Trans Issues: Part II

I’ve already argued that bringing the body in line with one’s self-conceived gender identity does not undermine the idea that gender norms are socially constructed as…

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Lindsey Vonn on Empowering Female Athletes

The name Lindsey Vonn brings a lot of words to mind. Athlete. Olympian. Record breaker. Champion. Role model. Vonn has never been one to shy…

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Screen Queens: Feminism in Pop Culture This Week 7/20

Screen Queens is LadyClever’s new roundup featuring feminist entertainment headlines from stage and screen each week: innovative portrayals and story arcs, sketches and comedy, appearances, awards, activism, and more.…

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Freezing: Why “Yes Means Yes” is So Important

NOT EVERYONE can say “No.” This post is not about rape culture, the objectification of women, or male entitlement to female bodies. These are important conversations…

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Research Says You Might Cheat if Your Parents Did

Finally, something you can actually get away with blaming on your parents. Recent research has found that people who know about one of their parents…

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Jewelbots Creators Blend Fashion & Tech for Girls

SARA CHIPPS AND BROOKE MORELAND, cofounders of Jewelbots, are intent on changing the worlds of fashion and technology. They’re taking a unique approach to the age-old…

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Companies to Offer More Nude Skin Tones, at Last

  THE WORD “NUDE” means “skin-colored,” at least when it comes to fashion. Even though we all know that there are countless shades of skin color, the…

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