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Missing the point of the Victoria’s Secret outrage

Any feminist worth their salt has no doubt seen at least one mention of the latest Victoria’s Secret dust-up. This time, the retailer has struck the ire of conservatives and feminists alike for the reported launch of a hyper-sexualized line of lingerie marketed to tweens. Or did they? It wouldn’t be surprising that a brand […]

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Is it Really a Happy Mother’s Day?

It is difficult being a mother. Mothers bear the brunt of burdens, plainly seen if you take a look at the measly ratings the United States received from the recently published Save the Children State of the World’s Mothers. Not only does the country rank 25th on the list of Best Places to be a Mother, it […]

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When Men Are Absent From the Debate on Abortion

This past Father’s Day, President Obama delivered a weekly address in which he discussed the importance of having present, engaged fathers.  While I think we’re all on the same page on that one, I wonder if our determination to give women control of their bodies is not inadvertently sending men the signal that they should […]

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Some of Our Favorite Peeps Share What They’re Reading

Check out the new feature on the blog, What We’re Reading. We’ve asked a few people to share with the Fem2.0 community links to blog posts, articles, etc., that they come across and find interesting, and to tell us why. Here are some highlights: Andrey Ternovskiy’s Web site, Chatroulette newyorker.com Gloria Pan says: Checked it […]

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