Women's rights over their own bodies are currently being threatened by a rapidly growing number of states in America. Sadly, they're also not being protected as they should be by some of its most prestigious educational institutions.

Back in 2016, a young women at Princeton University who's chosen to remain anonymous was raped by a male student. Last year, she reported the incident and her assaulter to the school’s Title IX office — a facility designed to protect students from gender-based violence and harassment on campus — in hopes of getting some sort of justice. The school, however, concluded that the male student in question did not commit the act the young woman said he did, and she lost the case. She filed an appeal, but lost that too a month later.

Keep Reading Show less
More

If men put themselves into women's historical shoes for a hot second, how would they handle the heat?

Author and Twitter user extraordinaire, A.R. Moxon (@JuliusGoat) shared a thread describing an alternate future where men experience the social and political reality that American women have experienced in the U.S.

It's brilliant.

Keep Reading Show less
More

Lauren Miranda, a middle school math teacher, was fired after a shirtless photo she sent to her boyfriend back in 2016 ended up in her student's hands.

Miranda didn't choose to send the photos to her students — or anyone other than her boyfriend at the time. It's quite baffling that the school that employed her felt justified in ending her employment for their distribution.

But the case goes deeper than that. Miranda feels the consequence she endured has more to do with gender discrimination.

Keep Reading Show less
More

On Friday, January 11, about 50 female Marines will train alongside their male counterparts at a facility in Parris Island, South Carolina.

This marks the first time in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps that men and women have trained together at boot camp.

However, the move is more out of necessity than part of a larger attempt by the Marines to integrate. “A lack of female recruits during the winter training cycle made it more practical to shut down the all-female battalion at Parris Island and roll the remaining 50 women into a male battalion,” The New York Times wrote.

Keep Reading Show less
More