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VIDEO: Feminists at Cal State LA Tear Down Flyers for Christina Hoff Sommers Lecture

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30am 9/30/2016 at 7:30am
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The Young America’s Foundation chapter at the University of California Los Angeles is hosting a lecture by conservative feminist Christina Hoff Sommers but campus feminists find that offensive and took it upon themselves to tear down campus flyers.

The YAF blog reports:

WATCH: CSULA Feminists Tear Down YAF Fliers for Sommers Lecture

Thursday morning,...

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Democrats See Sexism, Double Standard in Debate That Hasn’t Happened Yet

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/25/2016 at 4:00pm
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Apparently, the problem is that she’s a woman who will be debating a man.  For the first time evah!

The Hill reports:

Hillary Clinton supporters see a double standard when it comes to Monday’s presidential debate, which for the first time will feature a woman debating a man.

Throughout the campaign, Clinton has faced questions and...

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Feminist Scholar: Menopause “Depicted” Exclusively as Female Condition

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/22/2016 at 2:30pm
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From the “you couldn’t make this stuff up” file, we get the following story. Actually, it comes from the Taylor and Francis Online blog but it is a real academic research article.

It’s a few years old but we just discovered it and wanted to share.

Menopause, Only for Women? the Social Construction...

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Activists at Brown U. Place Free Tampons in Men’s Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 12:30pm 9/9/2016 at 12:30pm
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The ongoing lunacy over gender continues unabated on college campuses.

Brown University activists are now planning to make sure men’s rooms are equipped with feminine hygiene products.

Campus Reform reports:

Tampons coming to men’s rooms at Brown University

Brown University’s student body president will be hand-delivering menstrual products to all nonresidential bathrooms on campus, including...

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Salon Flips Out Over Reports Describing Women Olympians as Wives and Mothers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 8, 2016 at 6:30pm 8/8/2016 at 6:30pm
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You can always count on progressives to hate on wives and motherhood, and to find any excuse to demean the family unit.

A post published at Salon took issue with using the descriptors of “wife” and “mother” to describe women Olympians. Yes, really.

Did you hear that women’s trap shooter Corey...

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VIDEO: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Asks Why Feminists Don’t Defend Muslim Women

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 7:00am 6/28/2016 at 7:00am
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Western feminists are happy to talk about the ever growing threat of the patriarchy and trivial issues like mansplaining, but are often curiously silent about the plight of women in Muslim countries.

Author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali has noticed this silence and has a few questions for feminists.

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White House Enlists Biden to Talk About Rape Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00am 6/15/2016 at 11:00am
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The White House held a State of Women Summit this week and for some reason, chose Vice President Joe Biden to represent the Obama administration at the event.

Joe Biden isn’t guilty of any crimes against women but he does have a demonstrable habit of being a little too intimate with ladies.

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Qatar Convicts Dutch Woman of Adultery After She Reports Her Rape

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/14/2016 at 6:00pm
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Qatar has released a Dutch woman after holding her for three months because she had the nerve to be raped and report it. Blunt, but true. This is life for women who live under Sharia law.

The woman only known as Laura reported her rape to officials, but they in turn arrested...

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Civilian Rescues Chibok Girl From Boko Haram

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/18/2016 at 2:30pm
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A civilian fighter in Nigeria has rescued one of the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.

The fighter with the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) recognized Amina Ali Nkek in the Sambisa Forest, located near the Cameroon and Nigeria border. Officials believe the radical Islamic group has held the girls...

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Little Sisters of the Poor victory (of sorts) at Supreme Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 16, 2016 at 3:30pm 5/16/2016 at 3:30pm
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The Supreme Court unanimously pushed the Little Sisters of the Poor contraception case back to the lower courts, meaning they do not face fines if they do not provide contraception coverage.

Ashley E. McGuire, Senior Fellow at The Catholic Association, released this statement in a press release:

“Today the Supreme Court made it...

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Brazil Senate Impeaches President Over Budget Violations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/13/2016 at 4:00pm
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Brazil’s senate voted to begin an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff over alleged budget violations.

She must relinquish her presidential duties for at least six months.

Rousseff said the actions amount to a coup and called herself a “victim of a great injustice.”

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Stop whining about “mansplaining”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/10/2016 at 4:30pm
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Ah, “mansplaining.”

Though the term is meant to define instances of sexist men speaking condescendingly to women simply because they’re women, it’s broadly used by neo-feminists to describe any man engaging in the following behaviors: assertiveness, moderately aggressive, argumentative, expository, a man standing up for himself, correcting the record, or otherwise...

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Paris University Students’ “Hijab Day” Backfires

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:00am 4/22/2016 at 10:00am
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In a world in which universities apologize for serving Mexican food because doing so smacks of cultural appropriation and is deemed culturally insensitive, the student-organized “Wear a Hijab Day” at a Paris university was bound to cause controversy.

Although February 1st is the “official” World Hijab Day, these students were apparently not...

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Alexander Hamilton Will be Safe on the $10

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 18, 2016 at 12:15pm 4/18/2016 at 12:15pm
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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is supposed to announce some time this week that Alexander Hamilton’s home on the $10 bill is safe.

CNN Money reports:

“When we started this conversation not quite a year ago, it wasn’t clear to me that millions of Americans were going to weigh in with t...

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“Periods for Pence” trolls Indiana Governor over Abortion Law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:30pm 4/9/2016 at 7:30pm
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In March, Indiana governor Mike Pence signed into law, HEA 1337, abortion restrictions related to diagnoses of Down’s syndrome and other disabilities, selective abortion based on race or gender, and on the disposal of fetal remains (they are to be interred or cremated under the new law). At the time, Governor ...

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Intersectional Feminism: Still Crazy After All These Years

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 10:00am 3/31/2016 at 10:00am
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Intersectionality is all the rage these days, but what is it? The Factual Feminist, Christina Hoff Sommers explains.

“If you have wondered why there are so many millennials on campus telling people to check their privilege, demanding trigger warnings, calling people out for micro aggressions, and retreating to safe spaces, the Factual...

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Vassar Feminist Prof under student fire for allegedly using improper Transgender pronouns

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 6:20pm 2/14/2016 at 6:20pm
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“Social justice” activism at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, is becoming self-parody, and not in a good way.

We have covered extensively the anti-Israel activism that has led to anti-Semitic incidents in 2014 and 2016. Among other things, in 2014 Jewish students who stood up at a campus-wide forum were mocked and jeered...

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