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Janese Talton-Jackson's Murder Reminds Me That Entitlement Kills

The 29-year-old mother was murdered after she rebuffed a stranger's advances in a bar. That tragic story reminds me how often people feel entitled to my body. Even friends sometimes deny my selfhood by saying they wish I wasn't a lesbian, so they could date me.  Read more »

A New Website Helps Bystanders Support Victims of Online Harassment

One in four young women have been stalked online. Now, Hollaback is trying to make the internet safer.  Read more »

An A-Z Guide to Being a Muslim Ally

In the face of rising Islamophobia, a Muslim American writer shares 26 things you can do to help.  Read more »

CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry Talks Self-Care, Emo Music, and Dealing With Douchebags

In an industry where everyone has an opinion about her look and sound, Lauren Mayberry is standing her ground. Read more »

Dear Filmmakers: Stalking is Not Romantic

Baahubali is a new astoundingly popular Indian film—and it's about a hero who harasses a woman into falling in love. Read more »

"The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy" is a Practical Look at Gender and Online Privacy

Violet Blue is a journalist who sniffs out interesting stories about technology, controversy, and identity.  Read more »

5 Innovative Ways to Fight Street Harassment

While street harassment remains a huge problem, this is the largest year yet for this movement to change the culture around our public spaces. Read more »

3 Ways Straight Dudes Can Help End Street Harassment

More than 80 percent of women experience gender-based street harassment. Read more »

Sex and the Working Girl

While using your feminine wiles in the office is your prerogative, I propose that it’s more psychologically and financially rewarding to sell yourself without, ahem, selling yourself. Read more »

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