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How to Talk to Women (really) and other stories we are following this week.

December 6, 2013

The GOP recognizes they have a “woman problem”.  Politico reported this week that the National Republican Congressional Committee is “meeting with top aides of sitting Republicans to teach them what to say — or not to say — on the trail, especially when their boss is running against a woman.”  Don’t know how to talk to women? Check out #howtotalktowomen for suggestions (some very amusing).

The Greatest Trick The Supreme Court Ever Pulled Was Convincing The World Roe v. Wade Still Exists–Abortion, Privilege, States’ Rights,  and why today’s abortion access really doesn’t look too different from 1972

10 Racial Justice Wins in 2013…let’s keep it going in 2014

The Best Obamacare News That Nobody Is Talking About

“Rape is like a car accident and it’s appropriate to require women to buy “extra insurance” to prepare for it”-Michigan lawmakers use victim-blaming and misogynistic justification for abortion bill that would force women to buy “rape insurance”

November 29th was International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) Day, which celebrates the brave women around the world who promote women’s rights and gender equality, often at the expense of their own safety, like these women.

Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Reina Schiffrin, president/CEO of Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic speak out against opposition to contraceptive coverage—here are some numbers you need to know about the fight over Obamacare’s birth control coverage.

The moral argument that is pro-choice…yes, it does exist.

Why are fast food workers going on strike? These numbers on minimum wage will explain, and make you go “Oh, well, it makes sense why people are pissed!”

Three white male college students filed a racial discrimination complaint against their professor for teaching about structural racism. Reverse racism….Seriously?

Separate Fact from Fiction- the myths of SNAP

Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Consumerism—if you shop, you are part of the problem

The Feministing Guide to Surviving the Holidays—whether it’s dealing anxiety about families and travel, or finding where to go for the holidays, take care of yourself.  Your health, both physical and mental, are the most important.

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