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Rigged process: ladies truck drivers are paving their very own means via a regularly adversarial | Roxanna Asgarian
Tough Love: Our advanced emotions approximately revolutionary icons | Shafiqah Hudson
Portrait of the Artist as a tender Activist: the 1st woman member of the Black Panther celebration seems to be again | Allan Ford
Out of personality: Why the most recent transformation of ask yourself lady has enthusiasts 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 lady | Tamara Winfrey Harris
Against the Ropes: for girls boxers, it's a struggle simply to get within the ring | Sarah Brown
Words to reside via: 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 starting to be visibility of family staff onscreen and rancid | Sheila Bapat
Everlasting Love: Why Courtney Love nonetheless concerns | Jessica Machado
Adventures in Feministory: Phoolan Devi via Donna Choi
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