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Rigged process: girls truck drivers are paving their very own method via a regularly opposed | Roxanna Asgarian
Tough Love: Our complex emotions approximately revolutionary icons | Shafiqah Hudson
Portrait of the Artist as a tender Activist: the 1st woman member of the Black Panther social gathering appears again | Allan Ford
Out of personality: Why the newest transformation of ask yourself lady has fanatics involved | Stevie St. John
Male name: a talk approximately masculinity and violence with Byron damage and Jackson Katz | Jesse Fruhwirth
Precious Mettle: the parable of the robust black girl | Tamara Winfrey Harris
Against the Ropes: for ladies boxers, it's a struggle simply to get within the ring | Sarah Brown
Words to dwell by way of: Why is it so uncomfortable whilst ladies problem conventional melanoma narratives? | Sara Black McCulloch
Mass industry: Latina authors plot a feminist takeover of chick-lit | Aya de León and Sofia Quintero
Out from the Shadows: The turning out to be visibility of household employees onscreen and stale | Sheila Bapat
Everlasting Love: Why Courtney Love nonetheless issues | Jessica Machado
Adventures in Feministory: Phoolan Devi through Donna Choi
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