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Why are men celebrated as stylish and women belittled as fashion victims?

1Sean Connery on Savile Row. Credit: United Artists/Getty Images.


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They both follow misogynist liars whose ‘movements’ are just thinly veiled cults

Image: Starz


Illustrations: Carolyn Figel

What we miss out on when we demand fealty to a certain on-screen aesthetic


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Taylor Passow tells GEN the Kansas congressional candidate attacked her in December

Photo: Aaron Coleman for Kansas


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The Aaron Coleman saga shows how for too many ‘progressive’ men, women’s well-being takes a backseat to political convenience

Photo: Aaron Coleman for Kansas


A six-year-old girl declaring her hatred of pink has basically internalized sexism

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The nearly identical cases of Brittany Smith and Rose Parker show how the justice system penalizes abuse victims for surviving

Brittany Smith. Photo: Facebook


Track and field’s toxic male-dominated culture not only abuses women, it denies them allies

Mary Cain. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images


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Conservative outlets want us to be skeptical that Warren was fired over her pregnancy. But to doubt her claim is to deny reality.

A photo of Elizabeth Warren with her hands raised.
A photo of Elizabeth Warren with her hands raised.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at the SEIU Unions for All Summit on October 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images


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A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed is more evidence of the rise of old-school misogyny

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