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Why Celebrities Stopped Following Kabbalah

Everyone from Madonna to President Donald Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples dabbled in the mystical religion, but over the last few years, the trend has fallen out of style.
Emalie Marthe
5.21.17
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What It's Like to Stand Alongside the Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS

Kimberley Taylor is the first British woman to fight ISIS in Syria. In her final diary for Broadly, she takes us inside the radical feminist utopia being built by Kurdish women in Northern Syria.
Kimberley Taylor
5.20.17
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Domestic Abuse Survivors Are Unjustly Locked Out of Voting in the UK Election

You need to register with your address in order to cast your ballot—and for hundreds of victims fleeing violence at home, that's simply out of the question.
Niamh McIntyre
5.16.17
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Meet Trump's Terrifying, Ignorant 'A-Team' of Anti-Abortion Zealots

The Trump administration is giving extreme anti-abortion activists the ability to make major policy decisions. As a physician, I know firsthand how disastrous this will be for women.
Diane Horvath-Cosper
5.15.17
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'Life Without My Mother Is a Joy': Women Talk About Divorcing Their Moms

"I was done with the fights, done with the provocations, done with the criticism. I felt freed."
Samantha Ladwig
5.14.17
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Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?
Lisa Ludwig
5.14.17
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Why the Hell Does Anyone Think Democrats Should Embrace Anti-Abortion Rhetoric?

The "abortion debate" isn't about finding a way to respect two competing ideological beliefs—it's a question of whether women should have full access to healthcare.
Callie Beusman
5.12.17
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The Hidden Struggle of Working Women with Autism

Autistic women can go for years without diagnosis, and struggle at work as a result. One company is determined to do something about it.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.9.17
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Why Are You People Surprised that Ivanka Trump Sucks?

The "complicit" first daughter's new book, "Women Who Work," is predictably boring, dishonest, and really bad. But it also displays the uncanny valley of Trump's liberal feminism, which is not so different from what's practiced in the mainstream.
Brandy Jensen
5.8.17
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This App Matches People With Their Ideal 'Face Type'—Whatever That Means

A new app developed by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) scientists aims to match users by analyzing the faces of their favorite celebrities.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.7.17
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Exploring Black Women's Sexuality and BDSM in NYC's Oldest Dungeon

The one-night-only art installation and performance "Sexual Fragments Absent" transformed Manhattan's oldest dungeon with emoji videos, disturbingly beautiful sculptures, and interactive play performances.
Kate Lloyd
5.5.17
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How Anti-Fascist Witches Are Mobilizing Under Trump

As Trump supporters and antifa clash throughout the country, witches are turning their magical attention towards the new administration—and their spells are not all about love and light.
Callie Beusman
5.4.17