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Did Obama Address the Womancession Last Night?

The plan isn’t perfect, but women’s poor employment outlook seems to be on Obama’s radar. There were a lot of rumors about what would be included in President Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress yesterday. Would it be mostly tax cuts? Would it extend unemployment benefits? How much will be spent on infrastructure […]

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Join Our Next Tweetchat at #nxtgenfem! Marlo Thomas and Passing the Torch of Feminism

The argument remains: Do we, as women, still live in a male-dominated society? Or have we finally achieved a sense of equality? Perhaps this will be a debate that never ends, in a “chicken or egg” cul de sac in which each side can produce convincing and fact-based arguments, but no conclusion is really ever […]

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The Federal Government Says Good Luck with Your Grad Degree

As some of you may know, I’ll be starting law school in just a few weeks. I’m pretty excited about it, although it will mean a lot of changes in my life (Homework! Moving across the country! Doubling my rent!). But I know it will be an important step for me, both as a person […]

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Five Things To Know About New Birth Control Availability

Good news for liberated ladies! Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) enacted new guidelines to provide a variety of free preventive services to women, effective on plan years starting on or after August 1, 2012. These reforms stem from the hotly contested Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. One […]

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