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Is patriarchal sexism alive and well in the military? Where do you think bears poop?

By Joan Johnson-Freese and Ellen Haring Best Defense guest columnists When Michelle Howard was named the Navy's first 4-star admiral last summer, it was reported ...

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What Do We Really Know About Wartime Rape?

There's more will than ever before to fight sex as a weapon of war, but you can't stop what you don't understand.

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Carrie Mathison Is a Misogynist

The writers and producers of Homeland, or any other piece of pop culture for that matter, don't owe it to anyone to create characters that ...

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Video of Sisters in India Thrashing Their Harassers Goes Viral

In a country where widespread sexual harassment and violence against women often goes unpunished, social media users are going wild over a video of two ...

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Tim Cook Coming Out Has Turned China Into a Nation of 5th-Graders

"Let me be clear," wrote Apple CEO Tim Cook in a Bloomberg Businessweek article published on Oct. 30. "I'm proud to be gay." Within an ...

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The boobs on Fox News

Over the weekend, I saw this terrific open letter to Fox News, signed by a variety of veterans. Reading it made me wonder about how ...

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Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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