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What Teenage Boys Should Know About Teenage Girls

Among my oldest and best friends are men I became friends with when we were teenagers. For the most part, like teenagers today, we thought of ourselves as equals. We ...

No Need for Us to Flip the Script – ‘Spy’ Does it for Us

[caption id="attachment_21611" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Melissa McCarthy - Photo from WikiCommons[/caption] When I was recommending Spy to some friends, they were dubious. “Melissa McCarthy movies always just focus on her weight,” ...

White Women: The Time for Passivity Has Passed

We are heartbroken by the recent events in Charleston, SC.  We are heartbroken, and we are angry, that someone made "protecting women" their excuse to hurt and take the lives ...

ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH OUTS POSSIBLE SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM SUBHEAD: “RAUCOUS JEFFERSON CITY NIGHTLIFE”

This is why we are afraid of reporting sexual assault.  This is how we are shamed.  This is how we are marginalized.  This is how we are silenced. I am ...

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Soraya Chemaly

Soraya writes about gender, feminism, and culture for The Huffington Post, RHReality Check, and Alternet, and has appeared on NPR's Talk of the Nation and Sirius XM radio. Her work brings academic feminism into mainstream critiques of pop culture through satire and news analysis. She is interested in how systems of oppression are transmitted to children via media and religious cultures. She has a BA in History from Georgetown University, where she founded the feminist undergraduate journal The New Press. Soraya tweets from @schemaly.

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