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Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker - BuzzFeed News. The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines. Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism.

The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines

The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles. XY Bias: How Male Biology Students See Their Female Peers. Over the last three years, Sarah Eddy and Daniel Grunspan have asked over 1,700 biology undergraduates at the University of Washington to name classmates whom they thought were “strong in their understanding of classroom material.”

XY Bias: How Male Biology Students See Their Female Peers

The results were worrying but predictable. The male students underestimated their female peers, over-nominating other men over better-performing women. Put it this way: To the men in these classes, a woman would need to get an A to get the same prestige as a man getting a B. “A lot of people make the assumption that issues of gender in biology are gone because so many women enroll,” says Eddy. 10 Stupid Arguments People Use To Defend Comic Book Sexism. 8 Things Some A$$#ole Says in Every Debate About Sexism. #4.

8 Things Some A$$#ole Says in Every Debate About Sexism

The Nicer Detonator. The Odds That a Panel Would 'Randomly' Be All Men Are Astronomical. Thousands of Chinese investors who have sunk an estimated $6 billion into Fanya Metal Exchange are trying to get their money back through public protests and even, at one point, kidnapping the exchange’s founder and turning him in to the police.

The Odds That a Panel Would 'Randomly' Be All Men Are Astronomical

The government has mostly ignored their plight, despite the fact that China’s state banks recommended Fanya to customers, its national television stations tacitly endorsed the exchange, and local regulators approved it. Now these investors, along with experts in the global metals industry, are starting to wonder: Did Fanya ever really buy, sell, and trade billions of dollars of rare metals, as it claimed—or was it, as one Chinese analyst says, a Ponzi scheme? How I Lost Faith in the “Pro-Life” Movement. 8 Myths That Fuel the Assault on Abortion Rights. The ink is barely dry on the bill Scott Walker signed outlawing abortion for Wisconsin women, including victims of rape and incest, after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

8 Myths That Fuel the Assault on Abortion Rights

What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent? What If We Treated All Consent Like Society Treats Sexual Consent? The Impossible Demands of Dating Under the Pressures of Rape Culture. Panel 1.

The Impossible Demands of Dating Under the Pressures of Rape Culture

Arrests of and Forced Interventions on Pregnant Women in the United States, 1973–2005: Implications for Women's Legal Status and Public Health. Gateway. Ectopic pregnancies, exploding gifts from God at some Catholic hospitals. An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants outside of the uterus.

Ectopic pregnancies, exploding gifts from God at some Catholic hospitals

It occurs in approximately 1% of conceptions. It typically grows in the fallopian tube, but rarely an ectopic pregnancy can grow in the ovary or cervix. A pregnancy has trophoblastic tissue, the purpose of which is to invade deep into the wall of the uterus and set up a system of nutrient and oxygen delivery from the mother to the embryo.

Trophoblastic tissue is aggressive, because the muscle of the uterus is thick. Now imagine these aggressive, invasive cells when faced with the wrong tissue. This is how women die from ectopic pregnancies, they bleed to death. The recommended treatment for an ectopic pregnancy is surgical removal or systemic methotrexate (a cancer drug that kills the rapidly dividing trophoblasts, which are in many ways like cancer cells). 5 Reasons Why We Need to Stop Thinking of Skinny-Shaming as 'Reverse Discrimination' Author’s Note: This piece is not in defense of skinny-shaming.

5 Reasons Why We Need to Stop Thinking of Skinny-Shaming as 'Reverse Discrimination'

Body-shaming in all forms is inexcusable. Rather, this piece aims to point out the ways in which fat-shaming entails an extra layer of oppression – fatphobia – that skinny-shaming lacks. I have a very complicated relationship with the concept of skinny-shaming. I’m a body image activist who attempts to work in solidarity with the fat acceptance movement, an eating disorder survivor who still harbors body and food issues, and a person of average size who talks openly about thin privilege.

Log In. I'm Not Your Feminist Mommy & I'm Tired of Holding Your Hand. I am tired of talking about feminism to men.

I'm Not Your Feminist Mommy & I'm Tired of Holding Your Hand

Aisha Tyler: Choosing Work Over Family Is A 'Completely Valid Choice' Aisha Tyler has spoken out about her struggles with infertility before, and she wants other women to know that it's alright to abandon a fruitless effort to conceive.

Aisha Tyler: Choosing Work Over Family Is A 'Completely Valid Choice'

When Tyler dropped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to chat with host Nancy Redd about the latest season of "The Talk," she said that women who choose "work over family" should know they made "a completely valid choice, and no one should ever feel embarrassed or regretful about that. " The comedian said she always saw herself as strictly a professional woman, and she never wanted children. But when she and her husband decided to give it a try and began hitting roadblocks, Tyler decided not to put her body through rigorous steps toward getting pregnant. S.E. Cupp on nude photos: Don’t own things other people want if you don’t want to have them stolen!

Conservative columnist S.E. Cupp has weighed in on the recent theft of famous women’s photos by writing a passionate pro-thievery column for the New York Daily News. In One Sharp Tweet, Lena Dunham Sums Up What's So Wrong With Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos. The news: Lena Dunham has a sharp response to conversations around this weekend's nude celebrity photo leak, which saw photos of of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and several more stars hit the Web: Firing back at critics — from gossip columnists to cyber-security analysts — who insist that the best way to avoid such flagrant invasions of privacy is to stop taking nude photos altogether, the Girls creator reveals the insidious standard this sets: It places responsibility on victims instead of perpetrators.

And it's a response that, unfortunately, even other celebrities have voiced. Sound familiar? Whoopi On Roman Polanski: It Wasn't 'Rape-Rape' Trending on Related Blogs. Rapists Who Don’t Think They’re Rapists. You know the guy who "accidentally" rapes women? The acquaintance who "misreads" the situation and "goes too far"? The longtime friend who genuinely thought you had consented, and is shocked when you tell him that, no, it was rape?

Well, we're not going to take that guy's bullshit anymore. Thomas MacAulay Millar over at the Yes Means Yes! 23 People Who Think The Steubenville Rape Victim Is To Blame. "Yo, Is This Sexist?" - A Conversation About Feminism and Sexism - Paging Dr. NerdLove. The Best Breastfeeding Comic of 2010! « Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is… Comics. I Wore a Bikini and Nothing Happened  After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage. How to Breastfeed Appropriately  Man Who Plays Devil's Advocate Really Just Wants To Be Asshole. An open letter to privileged people who play devil’s advocate. Not all men: How discussing women’s issues gets derailed. Photo by Shutterstock / ollyy The following article is a discussion about violence, violence against women, and the oppression women face every day.

Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds. The Words Every Woman Should Know. #YesAllWomen in the wake of Elliot Rodger: Why it’s so hard for men to recognize misogyny. X-Men Days of Future Past Women. 17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex. Whether it's the constant fretting over Miley Cyrus' influence on school girls or the growing (and troubling) tradition of Purity Balls, it's clear that society has a fascination with young women's sexuality — especially when it comes to controlling it.

Motherhood isn’t the “world’s toughest job” Recline! Why Hillary Clinton Won't Pay for Disparaging Her Husband's Accusers. Seeing a Woman: A conversation between a father and son. Video Galleries : Jimquisition : Objectification And... Men? Yashar Ali: A Message to Women From a Man: You Are Not "Crazy".

#497: On “keeping the peace” with an unlikeable mansplainer. Every Misogynistic Argument You've Ever Heard About Video Games. My Abortion, at 23 Weeks. The Straight Married White American Male Feminist Manifesto. Groupthink.jezebel.